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Cowan Chair in Human Social Dynamics

Santa Fe Institute

Santa Fe, NM
The Santa Fe Institute is seeking applications and nominations for the Cowan Chair in Human Social Dynamics. This is a full-time resident faculty position at the equivalent of the assistant or associate professor level, with a flexible start date in 2014. The appointment is for 5 years, with the possibility of one renewal. Complete applications are due by November 1, 2013.

We seek individuals conducting outstanding research in the social and behavioral sciences, broadly defined, who are creative, catalytic, risk-taking deep thinkers, and who are looking to break new ground in addressing some of science and society’s most challenging problems. SFI is a unique research environment dedicated to investigating fundamental scientific questions that transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries. We are open to applicants with an interdisciplinary focus from all scientific fields, with a preference for quantitative approaches. Collaborative research topics relevant to human social dynamics currently active at SFI include: the origin of prehistoric states; cities, scaling, and sustainability; social network structure and dynamics; economic inequality; market dynamics; altruism and cooperation; the coevolution of institutions and cultures; technology and innovation; and computational social science. New research topics are welcome.

The job description, including application requirements, can be found at http://www.santafe.edu/about/jobs/cowan-chair-2014/ .

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Ad has been online since August 30, 2013
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