Fellowships in Data Curation for African American and African Studies

Information for Applicants

The Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation for African American and African Studies are 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 African American and African Studies. Through this program, 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 a yearly travel and research stipend.

Who May Apply

Recent Ph.D.s from any discipline with relevant expertise in African American and African Studies are encouraged to apply, so long as they meet the eligibility criteria for the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

2019 Host Institutions and Position Descriptions

Fellows for 2019-2021 will be placed at diverse institutions in the United States and Canada. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of subject expertise or geographic preference. Position descriptions will be posted here in early December.