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Opportunities



The following funding opportunities are currently available at SESYNC:

Opportunities
Introduction to Spatial Agent-Based Modeling
Deadline: Sep 09, 2016

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), located in Annapolis, Maryland, invites applications for a 5-day short course that will serve as an introduction to the theory and practice of spatially-explicit agent-based modeling (ABM).

Socio-Environmental Synthesis Research for Graduate Students
Deadline: Aug 26, 2016

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) located in Annapolis, Maryland, seeks proposals for independent, collaborative team-based synthesis research by graduate student teams.

Computational Institute for Socio-Environmental Synthesis
Deadline: Aug 08, 2016

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) welcomes federal agency researchers to a short course on computational tools for socio-environmental synthesis research. The training institute will be held September 14-16 at SESYNC in Annapolis, Maryland.

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.