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Santa Fe Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship

Kimberly Bodelson ksb at santafe.edu
Tue Nov 11 00:30:44 EST 1997

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Complex Systems Studies at the Santa Fe

The Santa Fe Institute expects to have an opening for one or more
Postdoctoral Fellows beginning in September, 1998.

The Institute's multidisciplinary research program is devoted to the
of  complex systems, especially complex adaptive systems.  Topics
under study include nonlinear dynamics and pattern formation; measures
complexity; learning algorithms; agent-based modeling and simulation
evolutionary biology; models of the immune system, cellular regulation,
other biological systems; models of economic, political and social
interactions, and others.  Postdoctoral  Fellows work either on existing
research projects or on projects of their own  choosing.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or expect to receive one before
1998) in the mathematical, computational, physical, biological or social
sciences, with an academic record of scientific excellence, a
ability for independent research, and a strong interest in
interdisciplinary approaches.

Special consideration will be given to those applicants who propose, as
integral part of their research at SFI, a specific project involving
experimental work or data collection at locations other than SFI.
Candidates with such interests are requested to submit an outline of the
proposed offsite project, along with a supporting letter from the
organization through which the experiments or data collection is to be
coordinated.  Although their primary reserach site will be SFI,
candidates in this category will receive salary and travel expenses from
SFI in support of offsite research.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and
statement of research interests, and arrange for three letters of
recommendation.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Non-U.S. applicants are eligible to apply.  Successful foreign
would enter the U.S. in either J  or, less likely, an H visa.

All application materials must be received by February 20, 1998. 
will be made by April, 1998.  Send applications to:  Postdoctoral
Committee,  Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, New
87501.  Send  complete application packages only, preferably by postal
mail, to the above  address.  Include your e-mail address and/or fax

SFI is an equal opportunity employer.

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