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Postdoctoral Opportunity in Multidisciplinary Research Program on the Theory of Regulatory Function

The Santa Fe Institute – a private, not-for-profit theoretical research and education facility – is seeking applicants for a unique postdoctoral position in a multidisciplinary research program on the theory of regulatory function. The research seeks to amass empirical data from diverse sources that will be used to develop new theories and to develop an integrated description of regulatory functions across biological, mechanical, and social systems.


The start date for the position is flexible, but with a rough target of Spring 2022

Computational Modeling for Peacebuilding - Contract Hourly - Remote Position

The Santa Fe Institute is seeking a computational modeling specialist to continue the work that SFI and USIP are doing on translating information stemming from peacebuilding questions (conflict transformation, governance, violent extremism, peace processes, nonviolent action) into computational models, calibrating and testing such models by using empirical data, and creating reports and publications about modeling results.


The start date for the position is flexible but with a rough target of late January 2022

Human Resources Manager

The HR manager is responsible for the timely delivery of HR support to the organization including hiring, onboarding, employee relations, and separation. The HR manager works with all SFI departments. Responsible for administration, reporting, and record keeping.
The HR manager will work to enhance employee relations and offer HR support to each new hire, employee, guest, candidate, or former employee.  A key focus of this position is new hire orientation to properly introduce new employees to SFI culture and policy.  This includes ensuring that each employee understands the policies of SFI, the benefits offered, and the best steps to get help from HR when needed during their time at SFI.

The HR manager serves as an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) to process J1 and other types of visas, track citizen status of guests to SFI and ensure that reimbursements and stipend payments are processed.


All applications received by January 7, 2022, will receive full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and review will begin immediately. 

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