Opportunities



The following funding opportunities are currently available at SESYNC:

Opportunities
Geospatial Data Analysis Short Course
Deadline: Jan 05, 2018

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites applications for participation in a Geospatial Data Analysis Short Course to be held April 2-4 at SESYNC in Annapolis, Maryland.

SESYNC - World Resources Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship: Natural Infrastructure for Water
Deadline: Dec 11, 2017

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) and World Resources Institute (WRI) invite applications for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship opportunity focused on landscape management for water security. The postdoc opportunity is for August 2018 through August 2020, and is open to applicants who have completed their PhD in a relevant field no later than July 1, 2018 and no earlier than July 1, 2015. 

SESYNC-Georgetown Postdoctoral Fellowship: Coping with Disaster in a Warming World
Deadline: Dec 01, 2017

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) and Georgetown University invite applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship opportunity, focused on Coping with Disaster in a Warming World. The postdoc opportunity is for August 2018 through August 2020, and is open to applicants who have completed their PhD in a relevant field no later than July 1, 2018 and no earlier than July 1, 2014. 

SESYNC-RTI Postdoctoral Fellowship: Modeling the Impacts of Food Waste on the Environment
Deadline: Dec 01, 2017

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) and Research Triangle Institute (RTI) invite applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship opportunity, focused on modeling the environmental and ecological impacts of food waste in the United States. The Fellow will work in residence at SESYNC in Annapolis, MD as a full participant in SESYNC’s Post-doctoral Immersion Program, and will work with Dr. Mary Muth of RTI as their primary Collaborating Research Mentor. This opportunity is open to applicants who have completed their PhD in a relevant field (e.g., environmental economics, agricultural economics, ecology, environmental engineering, environmental sciences, agricultural sciences) within the last two years (no later than July 31, 2018 and no earlier than June 30, 2016). 

SESYNC-Georgetown Postdoctoral Fellowship: Ecological Connections: Climate and Health
Deadline: Dec 01, 2017

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) and Georgetown University invite applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship opportunity, focused on Ecological Connections: Climate and Health. The postdoc opportunity is for August 2018 through August 2020, and is open to applicants who have completed their PhD in a relevant field no later than July 1, 2018 and no earlier than July 1, 2014.

Request for Proposals - Graduate Student Workshop on Socio-Environmental Synthesis: Interdisciplinary Skill Building, Proposal Writing, & Collaborating
Deadline: Nov 20, 2017

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) requests proposals for our Graduate Student Workshop on Socio-Environmental Synthesis: Interdisciplinary Skill Building, Proposal Writing, & Collaborating.

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.

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.