Jobs & Appointments

In the POLISES group at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ Leipzig, Germany, a three years PhD Position on “Modelling human-environment systems: How to effectively design climate risk instruments?” is offered from April 1, 2022 on with a methodological focus on agent-based modelling.

Last updated Mon Nov 22 16:31:03 2021
Submitted by Kelly Claborn

We are pleased to announce the call for 10 new fellowships in the academic year 2022/2023, starting in October 2022, for the recently established Kate Hamburger Kolleg “Cultures of Research” at RWTH Aachen University (Germany). Eligible applicants are expected to come from the humanities, social sciences and STS as well as from natural, life and technical sciences. This International Center for Advanced Studies at RWTH Aachen University is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education […]

Last updated Fri Nov 5 21:41:22 2021
Submitted by Kelly Claborn

The Laboratory of Agent Based Social Simulation (LABSS) at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) is opening a post-doc position for investigating how social norms emerge and change in on-line communities and the extent to which they affect the debate in the online context, e.g., spreading of misinformation and “fake news”, hate speech, etc. This line of research will contribute to the research agenda of the EU-funded HUMANE-AI […]

Last updated Thu Nov 25 09:36:16 2021
Submitted by Florence de Longueville

ABM Postdoc researcher at the University of Namur (Belgium)
MAPPY project funded by AXIS/JPI-Climate
Full time position - 10 months

Research Associate in Complexity Economics

Application deadline 2021-11-19
Last updated Fri Oct 29 15:34:25 2021
Submitted by Kelly Claborn

We are seeking an outstanding Research Associate to undertake research for the EEIST project. The role will contribute directly to the new climate and energy-related economic and social modelling being conducted as part of EEIST. The EEIST project is developing and applying innovative policy assessment and complexity economics modelling approaches in the UK, China, India, Brazil and the EU.

School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY

Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,9[…]

Last updated Fri Oct 29 15:19:10 2021
Submitted by Kelly Claborn

Two fully-funded PhD scholarships are available in agent-based modelling to explore interventions to increase cycling as an active, safe, and sustainable mode of transport. The PhD programs will be hosted by the Sustainable Mobility and Safety Research Group in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University.

The central goal of these PhD programs is to advance the understanding of how interventions (e.g. infrastructure, behaviour change campaigns, equipment, finan[…]

Last updated Fri Aug 13 15:31:37 2021
Submitted by Marco Janssen

The Department of Geography of the University of Namur (located approx. 1 hour from Brussels) is hiring a postdoctoral researcher to work in the framework of the MAPPY project funded by AXIS/JPI-Climate ( This project studies the interactions between pollinators, plant diversity and crop yields, under climate and land use change. The hired researcher will continue the development of an agent-based model (ABM) to derive high-resolution land use[…]

Research Associate: Sustainable Cold-Chain project

Application deadline 2021-07-04
Last updated Tue Jun 29 12:22:32 2021
Submitted by Christa Searle

Research Associate at Centre for Logistics & Sustainability, Heriot-Watt University; responsible for leading the agent based modelling activity. The Sustainable Cold-Chain project will bring together world leading interdisciplinary researchers to provide a whole systems approach overseeing technology, finances, food security and sociological aspects of how we can deliver demand and climate adaptation, resilience and decarbonisation of the cold-chain in the food industry simultaneously.

Last updated Thu Jun 3 21:29:07 2021
Submitted by Erika Frydenlund

Computational social scientist PhD fellowship in Norway to pursue interdisciplinary methods for studying “pop up” humanitarian aid actors. Ideal candidate has both qualitative (especially ethnographic fieldwork) data experience as well as modeling skills and abilities.

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