2007 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Scholarly Information Resources for Humanists

Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)

Description: The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is now accepting applications for the 2007 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Scholarly Information Resources for Humanists. Now in its fourth year, the fellowship provides new scholars in the humanities a unique opportunity to develop expertise in the new forms of scholarly research and the information resources that support them, both traditional and digital, that are challenging research institutions. The program offers fellowships to individuals who believe that there are opportunities to develop meaningful linkages between disciplinary scholarship, libraries, archives, and evolving digital tools.

About eight fellowships will be awarded, with fellowships beginning in Summer 2007 and ranging from one to two years in length. The fellowships will pay a salary ($35,000-$50,000) plus benefits at one of the collaborating academic libraries, each of which will serve as a fellowship sponsor. Applicants must have earned their Ph.D.s in disciplines in the humanities within the past five years, or earn them before starting the program. Fellows must be in residence at a sponsoring institution for the duration of the fellowship, and must be able to attend a mandatory two-week seminar at Bryn Mawr College from July 22-August 2, 2007.

Sponsoring institutions for 2007-2008 include: Appalachian College Association Georgia Institute of Technology Lehigh University The Ohio State University Pepperdine University The Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center University of California, Los Angeles University of Virginia Applications must be postmarked by February 16, 2007. Applicants will be notified of their status by April 30, 2007.

For further information, or to download an application, please visit our website. Please direct any questions to Amy Harbur, Program Officer http://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/postdoc.html Contact Info: Amy Harbur, Program Officer Council on Library and Information Resources 1755 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20036 aharbur@clir.org Expire Date: February 16, 2007

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