Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Two Systems Posts Available

A three year Post-Doctoral Fellow post as part of a Systemic Futures Project with SANParks, South Africa has been readvertised.

The following post at MIT has also just been advertised.


MIT Sloan School of Management

The MIT Sloan School of Management invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in system dynamics, to begin July 2015 (or thereafter). Candidates should have excellent knowledge of the system dynamics simulation technique and/or related modeling methodologies, such as nonlinear dynamics, control theory, computer simulation or agent-based modeling, as well as research interests relevant to the management and/or behavioral sciences. Duties will include research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. System dynamics at Sloan is closely affiliated with both the management sciences and organization studies. Applicants whose substantive research interests are interdisciplinary are particularly invited to apply, including applicants whose research involves the social and behavioral sciences. We especially want to identify qualified female and minority candidates for consideration in this position.

Applicants should possess or be close to completion of a PhD in system dynamics or a relevant field by the start date of employment. Applicants must submit: 1) an up-to-date curriculum vitae; 2) up to three representative publications; 3) a brief statement of objectives and aspirations in research and education; 4) an official graduate transcript; 5) information about teaching experience and performance evaluations; and 6) three letters of recommendation by October 31, 2014.

Submissions must be submitted via

Monday, September 22, 2014

World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics - Colombia Meeting soon

The launching and opening ceremonies  of WOSC  2014, 16th Congress of the World Organization of Systems and Cybernetics commence on Tuesday October 14.

The   Launching  ceremony will be held   at Universidad Nacional de Bogotá (14th October).   The  Opening ceremony at the Universidad de Ibagué,  in Ibagué Colombia where the Congress will take place.

At the launching ceremony, Dr. Humberto Maturana will deliver a conference entitled CIBERNETICA DE TIEMPO CERO (Zero-Time Cybernetics), followed by a conference by Dr. Fernando Flores: EL MANAGEMENT ES UNA PRACTICA COMUNICATIVA  (Management as a Communicative Practice). The ceremony will close with a informal conversation    held by Drs. Maturana, Flores, Dávila, and Espejo,  with attendants to the opening ceremony. 

The opening ceremony will be in Universidad de Ibagué in Ibagué where the 16th Congress of Systems and Cybernetics will take place.