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Reporting to the Controller/Director of Finance, the Accountant will work as part of the Finance team to meet department goals and focus on the accurate entry and reconciliation of accounting data.  In addition, Accountant will provide administrative support to the department.

Diversity and Complexity Fellow

SFI seeks a quantitative researcher interested in the promotion of diversity in complexity science to lead SFI’s new diversity research and outreach initiative. Areas of focus include rethinking political economy and the uses of complexity method and theory. The ideal candidate will be given considerable freedom to pursue the project objectives and will be given time and resources to learn and communicate about complexity science.


SFI will be accepting applications until this position is filled. The start date for this position is flexible.

Manager, Office of the President

Reporting directly to the President, the manager provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. This person serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the President. Additionally, they serve as a liaison to the Board of Trustees and senior management teams, and organize and coordinate executive outreach and external relations.

While the manager’s primary function is to provide daily executive support for the President, that is not the only function of the role. They will serve as an interlocutor, a conversation partner, a sounding board. The person who fills this role must love ideas, have a history of supporting highly creative and often maverick projects and people, and have a genuine desire to think at the intersections of art/science, science/engineering, literature/film, education/society, etc. 

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