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
*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
EST October 18, 2017*.
For additional information please visit https://www.clir.org/fel
n-american-and-caribbean-studies or contact Alice Bishop, Senior Program
Officer, at [log in to unmask] or by phone at (202) 939-4763.