Santa Fe, NM United States
Academic Careers Online

Santa Fe Institute Omidyar Postdoctoral Fellow

Santa Fe Institute

Job Title: Santa Fe Institute Omidyar Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Location: Santa Fe , NM
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Social & behavioral sciences
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Mathematics & statistics
Application Closing Date: 10/29/2017
Date Posted: 2017-08-10
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Santa Fe Institute Omidyar Postdoctoral Fellow
Santa Fe Institute

The Omidyar Fellowship at the Santa Fe Institute offers you:

  • transdisciplinary collaboration with leading researchers worldwide
  • up to three years in residence in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • discretionary research and collaboration funds
  • competitive salary and generous benefits
  • a structured leadership training program
  • unparalleled intellectual freedom

The Institute has no formal programs or departments. Research is collaborative and spans the physical, natural, and social sciences. Most research is theoretical (SFI does not have lab facilities) and/or computational in nature, although some research includes an empirical component. SFI averages 18 postdoctoral fellows, 12 resident faculty, 100 external faculty, and 1000 visitors per year. SFI's research themes and interests of its faculty and current fellows can be found at research. As thought leaders who shape the future of science, Omidyar Fellows participate in a provocative training program structured to develop leadership skills throughout their three-year residencies and beyond. The program focuses on sustained mentoring relationships with SFI resident and external faculty, skill development workshops, off-campus research and teaching experiences, and the variety of scholarly leadership and science management opportunities at SFI.

Applications are welcome from: * candidates from any country * candidates from any scientific discipline with strong quantitative skills * women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Requirements

  • a Ph.D. in any scientific discipline (granted within 6 years of the application deadline or expect to receive one by September 2018)
  • strong computational and quantitative skills
  • an exemplary academic record
  • a proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • a demonstrated interest in multidisciplinary research
  • evidence of the ability to think outside traditional paradigms

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applications are only accepted on line at:

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the Santa Fe Institute and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Human Resources Department as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Human Resources Department
Please Apply as Included Above

Description of and other job listings for Santa Fe Institute

Tell a Friend About This Job
Enter your friend's email address...

Send this page to:

tweet this job share on facebook share on Google+ share on Linkedin WhatsApp

Academic Careers Online Applicants: Search Jobs - Submit Resume
Employers: Search Resumes - Submit Jobs
Legal - Contact Info - Links - FAQ

Academic Careers Online &
485 Devon Park Dr., Suite 116, Wayne, PA 19087, USA
Phone USA (610) 964-9200

This job search site: Academic Careers Online © 1999- All Rights Reserved.

This Internet Commerce Software by Aufrance Associates, © 1995-2017