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Fellowships in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences

Information for Applicants

The CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences is an expansion of the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Academic Libraries. CLIR/DLF Data Curation Fellowships will provide recent Ph.D.s with professional development, education, and training opportunities in data curation for the sciences and social sciences. Through these fellowships, CLIR seeks to raise awareness and build capacity for sound data management practice throughout the academy.

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

Who May Apply

Recent Ph.D.s from any social science or science discipline are encouraged to apply, so long as they meet the eligibility criteria for the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Host Institutions and Position Descriptions

Fellows will be placed at research institutions throughout the United States and Canada. 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