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Fellowships in Data Curation for Early Modern Studies

Information for Applicants

NOTE: Applications for 2014-2016 positions are currently being accepted via CLIR's online application system.

The CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Curation for Early Modern Studies is an expansion of the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Academic Libraries. These five, fully-funded fellowships will provide recent Ph.D.s with professional development, education, and training opportunities in data curation for Early Modern Studies. Through this program, CLIR seeks to raise awareness and build capacity for sound data management practice throughout the academy.

Each fellowship is two year appointment, with a commensurate salary, plus benefits, and a yearly travel and research stipend.

Who May Apply

Recent Ph.D.s from any discipline with relevant expertise in Early Modern Studies are encouraged to apply, so long as they meet the eligibility criteria for the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Sub-disciplines related to Early Modern Studies, include but are not limited to humanistic research in the disciplines of history, art and architectural history, philosophy, religion, music and other performing arts, and languages and linguistics. Early Modern Studies is defined for this program in an encompassing fashion: chronologically, it is the historical period from about 1450 until 1800.

2014 Host Institutions and Position Descriptions

Fellows will be placed at research institutions throughout the United States. The following institutions are offering fellowships for 2014-2016. Additional descriptions will be added as they are received.

Questions about the application process or the program should be directed to postdoc@clir.org.