ESA-announce SANTA FE INSTITUTE: JOB POSTING: COWAN CHAIR IN HUMAN SOCIAL DYNAMICS
The Santa Fe Institute is seeking applications and nominations for
the Cowan Chair in Human Social Dynamics. This is a full-time
resident faculty position at the equivalent of the assistant or
associate professor level, with a flexible start date in 2014. The
appointment is for 5 years, with the possibility of one renewal.
Complete applications are due by November 1, 2013.
We seek individuals conducting outstanding research in the social
and behavioral sciences, broadly defined, who are creative,
catalytic, risk-taking deep thinkers, and who are looking to break
new ground in addressing some of science and society’s most
SFI is a unique research environment dedicated to investigating
fundamental scientific questions that transcend traditional
disciplinary boundaries. We are open to applicants with an
interdisciplinary focus from all scientific fields, with a preference
for quantitative approaches.
Collaborative research topics relevant to human social dynamics
currently active at SFI include: the origin of prehistoric states;
cities, scaling, and sustainability; social network structure and
dynamics; economic inequality; market dynamics; altruism and
cooperation; the coevolution of institutions and cultures;
technology and innovation; and computational social science.
New research topics are welcome.
The job description, including application requirements, can be