Jobs & Appointments

We are seeking a postgraduate student with a background in both the social and natural sciences to work on this exciting new ESRC/NERC studentship. This project aims to investigate the combined impacts of potential climate change and settlement on the stability of grassland ecosystems in southern Africa, and thus on livelihood security. The specific importance of this research lies in the following factors: 1) Grassland environments underpin the livelihoods of 793 million people globally, […]

Last updated Mon Jun 14 14:05:38 2010
Submitted by Marco Janssen

Research Fellow Sustainable Industrial Ecosystems University of Surrey - Department of Sociology Grade Level 4 Ref. 7613 Salary Range - From £28,983 Salary Range - To £32,620 Close Date Sunday, June 20, 2010 The Evolution and Resilience of Industrial Ecosystems programme (ERIE) is a new project funded by EPSRC under its ‘Complexity Science for the Real World’ theme that will address a series of fundamental questions relating to the application of complexity science to social and economic […]

Research Associate

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Last updated Wed May 19 20:02:43 2010
Submitted by Marco Janssen

The Institute for Environmental Systems Research at Osnabrück University has an opening for a Research Associate (100% A13) Societal Transformation Processes and Modelling of Social Systems from the 1st of September 2010 for an initial duration of three years with the possibility of extension for another three years. The tasks comprise research and teaching in the area of complex dynamics and modelling of social systems. This should include both the development of general concepts and […]

2 PhD positions

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Last updated Fri May 14 16:32:27 2010
Submitted by Marco Janssen

Two PhD Studentships at the CPM available (as part of the SCID project ) Stipend: £13,290 per annum + applicable fees 1+3 years or 3 years deending on experience Centre for Policy Modelling Manchester Metropolitan University Business School Applications are invited for 2 phd students to work on modelling projects associated with the EPSRC project: the Social Complexity of Immigration and Diversity (SCID). This project is in association with the University of Manchester’s Institute for […]

Last updated Wed May 5 18:04:49 2010
Submitted by lvane

Post-Doctoral Research Opportunity Agent-Based Models for Sustainable Biofuel Supply Chain Design Research Participation Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development National Risk Management Research Laboratory Cincinnati, Ohio USA EPA-ORD/NRMRL-STD-2010-04 Project Description: A postdoctoral research project is available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL) in Cincinnati, Ohio. A current […]

Postdoc Global Land Use Modelling

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Last updated Mon May 3 16:12:53 2010
Submitted by Marco Janssen

The Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) of VU University Amsterdam invites applications for: Postdoc Global Land Use Modelling f/m For 1.0 fte Vacancy number: 1.2010.00122 The applicant will be based in the Department of Spatial Analysis and Decision Support at the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM). This department is an international research group of about thirty researchers, faculty members and PhD students. The department has a leading role in spatial analysis of complex […]

Last updated Thu Apr 29 15:02:19 2010
Submitted by Marco Janssen

Two Four-Year Research Fellow Posts in Complex Social Systems Simulation EPSRC Care Life Cycle Research Programme University of Southampton - School of Social Sciences £27,319 to £31,671 per annum The University of Southampton has recently been awarded over £3million by the EPSRC under its ‘Complexity Science in the Real World’ initiative to carry out research on the ‘Care Life Cycle: Responding to the […]

postdoc opportunity at Rutgers

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Last updated Wed Apr 21 11:38:03 2010
Submitted by clintandrews

The Rutgers Center for Green Building ( seeks a postdoctoral fellow with interests and experience in computer simulation modeling, especially using agent-based modeling approaches. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to take part in developing models of the interactions between building systems and building occupants, producing associated peer reviewed publications, and contributing to the management and execution of the Center’s current projects. Funding comes from […]

Last updated Fri Apr 16 16:31:08 2010
Submitted by jimwilson

Two Postdoctoral Fellows: Coupled Natural-Human Systems Modeling and Climate/Environmental System Modeling The University of Maine is launching an international search for two Sustainability Science Postdoctoral Fellows: one in the area of Coupled Natural-Human Systems Modeling and one in Climate/Environmental System Modeling. The successful candidates will join a new Sustainability Solutions Initiative (SSI) funded by a 5-year, $20 million NSF EPSCoR grant. SSI includes a team of 30+ […]

Last updated Thu Apr 8 18:49:09 2010
Submitted by Marco Janssen

The department of Social and Decision Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University has an open post-doctoral fellowship position in the areas of computational modeling, complexity, and social systems. The fellowship is for one year, with the possibility of renewal, and has a limited teaching load. The department is interdisciplinary, including the fields of economics, engineering, history, neuroscience, political science, and psychology. It has particular research strengths in behavioral […]

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