MisinfoDay teaches high school students, teachers, and librarians how to identify and combat online misinformation and disinformation. Visit the MisinfoDay page to learn about the upcoming event on the UW campus and find out how to host one at your own campus or organization.

Current Job Openings

CIP will engage with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate, and undergraduate students to work toward its goal of fostering an informed society, bringing diverse voices to an issue impacting us all. Email us at

Current opportunities for engagement with CIP include:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Posted: 11/15/19

The University of Washington Center for an Informed Public (CIP) invites applications for up to three CIP Postdoctoral Fellows who will be hired as Postdoctoral Scholars. View listing

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Posted: 10/31/19

The University of Washington Information School seeks a truly outstanding scholar to broaden and deepen our research and scholarship in areas including, but not limited to: studies of misinformation and disinformation, including computational, mixed-methods approaches… View listing

Communications Specialist

The University of Washington’s Center for an Informed Public is seeking a Communications Specialist to join our team as a key leader to help steward this new multidisciplinary institute, housed in the Information School. The Communications Specialist will report to the Director of Strategy and Operations and form an integral part in furthering CIP’s mission. View listing.

Call for Student Researchers

Are you a UW student looking to contribute to the Center for an Informed Public? We are seeking students at all levels — undergraduate and graduate — with all types of expertise who are interested in working with us. Please fill out this form to share your interest.


We welcome support from individual philanthropists, family foundations, institutional funders, and corporate partners who understand the urgency of fostering an informed society. To learn more about how your organization can be involved through a strategic partnership, contact Jevin West, PI and inaugural director, at

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