CLIR: Seeking Hosts for Fellowships in Data Curation for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

CLIR: Seeking Hosts for Fellowships in Data Curation for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

The CLIR Postdoctoral Fellows is a fantastic program! Please apply to be a host institution and hire a great person! I love working with CLIR and love working with other folks in the program!

Announcement from CLIR:

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) <https://www.clir.org/> is currently seeking host institutions for 2-year fellowships in data curation for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

These two-year fellowships, supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will provide five recent Ph.D.s with professional development, education, and training opportunities in data curation for the humanities or related social sciences focused on Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Fellowships will begin between June and September, 2018. Fellows must have completed the Ph.D. within the five years preceding the fellowship appointment. Fellows’ research expertise must be in an area that relates to Latin American and Caribbean Studies.  Fellows’ salaries and educational benefits are fully funded through CLIR for selected hosts.

For the 2018-2020 cohort, an advisory panel of experts will select five institutions with nationally recognized strengths in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the management of large-scale digital projects, and data curation.

*Preference will be given to those institutions that exhibit strong, existing partnerships with institutions or organizations in Latin America and/or the Caribbean and have not previously hosted a CLIR/DLF fellow in this area*. Prospective hosts should submit *a fellowship proposal* fellowship proposal <https://app.wizehive.com/appform/login/postdochostslac2018> by *5:00PM EST October 18, 2017*.

For additional information please visit https://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/hosts/fellowships-in-data-curation-for-latin-american-and-caribbean-studies or contact Alice Bishop, Senior Program Officer, at abishop@clir.or or by phone at (202) 939-4763.