Opportunities



The following funding opportunities are currently available at SESYNC:

Opportunities
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2018
Deadline: Dec 01, 2017

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), located in Annapolis, Maryland, invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships that begin August 2018.

Collaborating Mentors for 2018 Postdoctoral Fellows
Deadline: Oct 27, 2017

 The National Socio-environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) seeks Collaborating Mentors for SESYNC's Postdoctoral Fellowship program beginning August 2018.

Propose a Pursuit
Deadline: Oct 13, 2017

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites proposals for collaborative team-based research (Pursuits) addressing a pressing socio-environmental problem.

Propose a Workshop
Deadline: Oct 13, 2017

Workshops are single meetings of up to ~25 participants that focus on a broad topic or a set of related topics related to socio-environmental science and/or socio-environmental problems. Workshops may summarize and/or synthesize the state of the topic and/or identify future directions that have the potential to lead to a larger synthesis effort. We are particularly interested in workshops that bring together new combinations of individuals and disciplines.

SESYNC Postdoctoral Fellowship - Supply Chain Commitments
Deadline: Aug 21, 2017

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites applications from early career scholars for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship that begins in January 2018. Applicants are expected to propose ideas for a data synthesis or modeling project that contributes to our understanding of the effectiveness of zero-deforestation commitments in reducing the environmental impacts of agricultural expansion in South America.

Sabbatical & Research Fellowships

Sabbatical & Research Fellowships are awarded to established scholars who will be in residence at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) or the Resources for the Future facility for 2–12 months to undertake activities that will advance socio-environmental synthesis research.

Applications are accepted by May 15 or October 15 for biannual evaluation.

Short-Term Visitors

Short-term visitors are scholars in residence at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) from two weeks to two months who work on synthesis projects.

Applications are accepted by May 15 or October 15 for biannual evaluation.

Policy & Practice Fellowships

Policy & Practice Fellows propose short-term visits (<2 months) in which they interact with the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) community in Annapolis, Maryland.

Applications are accepted by May 15 or October 15 for biannual evaluation.

Propose a Short Course

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) supports short courses on topics relevant to socio-environmental systems, the synthesis process, data management and analysis, or cyberinfrastructure tools. Short-courses are typically 3–10 days in duration.

Applications are accepted by May 15 or October 15 for biannual evaluation.

Maryland Fellows

Maryland Fellows are scholars from University System of Maryland (USM) universities or other institutions within commuting distance who apply to work at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) during periods of leave or sabbatical from their home institutions.

Applications are accepted by May 15 or October 15 for biannual evaluation.