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Applied Complexity Fellowship in Scaling Theory for Social Systems

The Santa Fe Institute – a private, not-for-profit theoretical research and education facility – is seeking applicants for a unique postdoctoral position in a multidisciplinary research program on applied scaling theory. The research seeks to discover general scaling relationships applicable to a wide variety of social systems including universities, companies, and cities with the aim of understanding their structure and dynamics.


Applications must be received no later than November 30, 2021

Temporary Part-Time Digital Archivist

The Santa Fe Institute’s Office of Applied Complexity is hiring a temporary, part-time, digital archivist to help make our treasure trove of videos from our past conferences and seminars more accessible. The Santa Fe Institute (SFI) is a non-profit research institute dedicated to the development of complex systems science. The Office of Applied Complexity creates opportunities for members of SFI’s scholarly community to engage with governments, corporations, and individual members of the SFI practitioner community. Although the hours will be quite flexible, this is an in-person position, located on SFI’s Miller Campus – a beautiful 36-acre campus on the edge of Santa Fe with miles of private hiking trails.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


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