The Omidyar Fellowship at the Santa Fe Institute (SFI) is unique among postdoctoral appointments. It offers early-career scholars the opportunity to join a collaborative research community that nurtures creative, transdisciplinary thought in pursuit of key insights about the complex systems that underlie science and society.
The Omidyar Fellowship at SFI offers you:
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 has 14 resident faculty, 100 external faculty, and averages 250 visitors per year. SFI's research themes and interests of its faculty and current fellows can be found at http://www.santafe.edu/research.
As thought leaders who shape the future of science, Omidyar Fellows participate in a uniquestructured 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 a variety of scholarly leadership and science management opportunities at SFI.
Applications are welcome from:
SFI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Interested candidates must submit the following:
Applications for the 2017 Omidyar Fellowships will be accepted online beginning 8 August, 2016.
Inquiries: email to
The Omidyar Fellowship at the Santa Fe Institute is made possible by a generous gift from Pam and Pierre Omidyar.
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