Data Scientist
Deadline: Nov 22, 2019

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center ( seeks a Data Scientist to join the cyberinfrastructure (CI) team in supporting collaborative, computational, and data-driven socio-environmental research. Our supported science teams and postdoctoral fellows come from many different disciplines and synthesize diverse models and data sets to answer large-scale questions at the intersection of humans and the environment. The Data Scientist will work closely with the CI team to assist scientists in performing data and model syntheses. 

Systems Administrator
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), located in Annapolis MD, seeks a Systems Administrator (SA) to provide support for all computing resources at the center. The Systems Administrator will work with SESYNC’s Cyberinfrastructure (CI) staff and researchers to assist them in deploying technology to support the mission of the center. The SESYNC Systems Administrator will work with other CI staff to maintain the center’s IT infrastructure, research and administrative workstations, and network. Candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn new technologies. 

Postdoctoral Researcher in Ecosystems Modeling
Deadline: Nov 01, 2019

Dr. Isabel MD Rosa at Bangor University, Sarah Weiskopf at the USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center, and the University of Maryland’s National Socio Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) seek a postdoctoral researcher to investigate the linkages between biodiversity, ecosystem function, and ecosystem services, and how we can move towards integrated modeling of these relationships. The postdoc will lead the development of an interdisciplinary research program investigating how biodiversity impacts ecosystem functions, and how such relationships may vary depending on spatial and temporal scales, locations, types of biodiversity and/or ecosystem functions and services.