Jobs & Appointments

Last updated Thu Dec 10 18:34:45 2009
Submitted by Nathan Rollins

The University of Maine has launched the Sustainable Solutions Initiative with a $20 million, five‐year grant from the National Science Foundation’s EPSCOR program (SSI: SSI’s mission is to create an integrative research program and strong stakeholder partnerships that generate improved solutions to intersecting ecological, social, and economic challenges in and beyond Maine. SSI is supporting interdisciplinary research of coupled natural‐human […]

Last updated Thu Dec 10 18:32:11 2009
Submitted by Nathan Rollins

The School of Economics (SOE) and the Senator George J. Mitchell Center at the University of Maine invite applications from social scientists for a tenure-track faculty position in SOE at the assistant or associate professor level. The successful candidate will join a new Sustainability Solutions Initiative (SSI) funded by a 5-year, $20 million NSF EPSCoR grant. The position is one of four new hires supported by SSI, an innovative program in sustainability science. The successful candidate […]

Last updated Tue Nov 3 19:10:24 2009
Submitted by jimwilson

The School of Marine Sciences at the University of Maine is seeking a to enroll a student as early as May or June 2010 in the dual masters degree in marine science and policy. The student will study and work on a strongly interdisciplinary research project funded by the Coupled Natural and Human Systems program within NSF. A competitive stipend, tuition, health and student fees will be provided for three years. The project combines the work of social, biological and computer scientists and […]

Land use Modeller

Application deadline None
Last updated Tue Oct 27 23:01:38 2009
Submitted by Marco Janssen

A Land Use Change Modeller is required for an interdisciplinary team working in a new EU Framework 7 project ( aimed at evaluating bottom-up approaches to reduce net global greenhouse gas emissions through avoided deforestation in the tropics. The post will focus on evaluating mechanisms for ensuring national-level benefits are distributed equitably, effectively and sustainably to stakeholders at a range of levels. You will possess a PhD in a relevant subject, together […]

Last updated Fri Oct 16 21:07:02 2009
Submitted by Nathan Rollins

Health Scientist Administrator-NIGMS-CR-DE Additional Duty Location Info: 1 vacancy - Bethesda, MD MAJOR DUTIES: If selected for this position you will perform the following duties: Serves as a Health Scientist Administrator for research and training grants and applications in the area of social and behavioral modeling. Advises scientists and professional staff on research aspects of proposals and grants and servers as a source of knowledge about important scientific developments in these […]

Last updated Fri Oct 16 18:45:49 2009
Submitted by Marco Janssen

CNRS – National Center for Scientific Research, Paris, France Three Post-doctoral Positions – Modeling of social networks/complex systems Three post-doctoral positions are offered in the field of social network and complex system modeling, including one 3-year position on “quality collectives” and two 1-year positions on blog networks and opinion diffusion. Herebelow are short descriptions of each of the positions – for more details, including application and employment details, please […]

Last updated Tue Oct 13 11:26:24 2009
Submitted by seanleiba

I have been accepted to an Interdisciplinary PhD to study Agent Based Modeling for Stock Market Prediction. The studies begin in January 2010. I am seeking a scholarship to pursue my dream of obtaining a PhD in ABM. I have a MBA in Finance and a MSc in Computer Information Systems from Northwestern University (Illinois). I have an impressive committee and an outstanding chairperson. I would appreciate if you could forward any relevant scholarship contacts to me. My e-mail is […]

Last updated Thu Sep 24 15:26:42 2009
Submitted by Marco Janssen

Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Cologne, Germany PhD Position in Social and Cultural Anthropology We offer a PhD position (salary scale E13/2) for three years (January 2010 – December 2012) as part of the sub project “Anthropological Models for a Reconstruction of the First African Frontier” in the framework of the new Collaborative Research Centre (CRC)”Our way to Europe”. The CRC is funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, […]

Last updated Thu Sep 17 15:12:26 2009
Submitted by Marco Janssen

As a Research Associate in the Centre for the study of Environmental Change and Sustainability (CECS) you will plan and undertake research on the development of Agent-Based models (ABM) of land use change in urban and rural environments. You will contribute to the conceptual design and implementation of new models that seek to integrate biophysical and human processes of environmental change. The research will contribute to a number of different European Commission funded projects within a […]

Vice Chancellor's PhD Scholarships

Application deadline None
Last updated Wed Sep 9 19:43:15 2009
Submitted by vlasios

I would like to bring to your attention the 30 PhD studentships we offer and they are now on our web site: In Particular, I would like to bring to your attention the PhD studentship (fees plus cost-of-living stipend of £13,290 p.a) for the following project: Energy Scenario Planning: An Agent-based model of the availability of global conventional oil supply (Code: LMBS/03) Description: Scenario […]

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