Careers

Careers
Research and Evaluation Assistant
Deadline: Jun 26, 2018

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) seeks a Research and Evaluation Assistant to join its programs team in supporting SESYNC’s research, evaluation, and monitoring efforts. The primary focus of the successful candidate will be to work on a variety of activities centered on supporting our biannual request for proposals and postdoctoral fellowship program, tracking and monitoring center activities, and analyzing center outcomes.

Research-in-Action Fellowship
Deadline: Jun 04, 2018

SESYNC invites applications from recent or mid-career PhD scholars for fellowships to work at SESYNC with its leadership in supporting the community of interdisciplinary researchers focused on social and environmental dynamics. Fellows will use their knowledge and skills to help SESYNC advance existing and new research programs, including communicating science to a variety of stakeholders. Fellowships are for one to two years with the potential to advance to a full position on the SESYNC leadership team that contributes over the long term to our programs and goals.

Business Manager
Deadline: May 18, 2018

SESYNC’s leadership seeks an additional person to join our already well-established Business Office and to oversee various aspects of our day-to-day Business functions.Reporting to the Associate Director of Finance and Administration, the Administrative Operations Manager will be an integral member of SESYNC’s Business Office and will be responsible for managing many of the Center’s day-to-day administrative and organizational activities.

Science Communications Coordinator
Deadline: May 18, 2018

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is seeks a full-time, experienced science communications professional to lead communications activities. The primary focus of the Science Communications Coordinator is to enhance awareness and understanding of SESYNC research and opportunities within the community of socio-environmental scientists, scientific knowledge users, and policy makers.

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA): building resources to accelerate interdisciplinary team research
Deadline: Jun 01, 2018

A full-time, 12-month graduate research assistantship (GRA) is available for a University of Maryland graduate student. The Center seeks applications from current PhD students from any discipline with an interest in interdisciplinary approaches to scientific research and program development.

Data Scientist
Deadline: May 25, 2018

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center seeks a Data Scientist to join the cyberinfrastructure (CI) team in supporting collaborative, computational, and data-driven socio-environmental research. Our supported science teams and postdoctoral fellows come from many different disciplines and synthesize diverse models and data sets to answer large-scale questions at the intersection of humans and the environment. The Data Scientist will work closely with the CI team to assist scientists in performing data and model syntheses.