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Grants Financial Accountant

The Santa Fe Institute is the world’s leading research center for complex systems science.  It receives sponsored funding for its research projects the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, and private foundations.  Reporting to the Controller, the grants financial accountant supports two key functional areas in the Finance Department: accounting for federal and non-federal awards, reporting, and support day to day department operations.


We will be accepting applications for this position through Friday, May 28, 2021

Data Associate

The Santa Fe Institute seeks an apprentice database administrator to help maintain data integrity standards across a dynamic organization, and develop data collection and reporting methods to aid Institute operations. The Institute is committed to the mentorship and training of a highly motivated, detail-oriented self-starter who seeks experience with database applications within an established organization. This position reports to the Vice President for Applied Complexity and will be mentored by the Manager for Data Systems. This is a full-time, in-person position, with an expected in-person start date of July 6, but a successful candidate may begin working remotely prior to that date. 

We will begin reviewing applications on Monday, May 17, but will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. 

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