Postdoctoral Researcher in evaluation of ocean planning outcomes
Deadline: Aug 26, 2019

A postdoctoral position funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Marine Conservation Initiative is available at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC). The postdoc will join an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional, and international team of experts seeking to better understand the efficacy of ocean planning (or marine spatial planning) and the degree to which intended socio-environmental outcomes have or have not been achieved.

2019-2020 Graduate Research Assistantship
Deadline: Aug 16, 2019

 Seeking a University of Maryland Graduate Research Assistant for the 2019-2020 Academic Year 

Postdoctoral Researcher in spatial modeling of bird habitat responses to forest management
Deadline: Jun 24, 2019

A two-year postdoctoral position is available to work with Dr. Andrew Elmore and Dr. Matt Fitzpatrick at the University of Maryland’s National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC). The postdoc will lead the development of spatial modeling methods to understand and predict changes in habitat resulting from forest management practices throughout the central Appalachian Mountains. The position is ideally suited to researchers with interests in combining Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) and multispectral timeseries (Landsat) remote sensing with novel spatial modeling methods to better understand and forecast how organisms, and birds in particular, respond to changes in forest and landscape structure.

Environmental Science Research Communications Assistant
Deadline: Apr 18, 2019

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center ( located in Annapolis, Maryland is a think-tank type research center funded by the National Science Foundation through the University of Maryland.  SESYNC is devoted to promoting interdisciplinary synthesis research on the sustainability of coupled human-natural systems, and is seeking a candidate to provide support for center communications and research programs. 

Science Communications Coordinator
Deadline: Mar 01, 2019

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is seeking a full-time, in-residence, 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.