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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in non-equilibrium statistical physics

The Santa Fe Institute-a private, not-for-profit theoretical research and education facility-has an opening for a full-time postdoc in non-equilibrium statistical physics. Funded by NSF, the project focuses on the first-passage and non-equilibrium dynamics of many-body systems.  Specific topics include, but are not limited to: stochastic failure problems, extinction dynamics of microbial populations, stochastic search processes, and the random-walk modeling of foraging dynamics.


Application deadline October 1, 2020

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science

The Santa Fe Institute—a private, not-for-profit research and education facility—has an opening for a full-time postdoc in artificial intelligence and cognitive science. This position is funded by an NSF AI Institute planning project entitled “Foundations of Intelligence in Natural and Artificial Systems”.  As the title implies, the project focuses on broad interdisciplinary studies of intelligence in nature and in machines.   


Application deadline November 1, 2020

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