Are you (or know of) a graduate student or a postdoctoral researchers at a higher education institution in the United States (US), or an early career researchers at a US-based research institutions who graduated in the last three years with a relevant master’s or PhD degree, with an interest and commitment to data sharing and open access?
If yes, we invite you and/or your colleagues to apply for the Research Data Alliance’s (RDA) US Fellowship Program by Thursday, April 16, 2015. Accepted applicants/Fellows will engage in the RDA through a 12-18 month project under the guidance of a mentor from the RDA community. The project is carried out within the context of an RDA Working Group (WG), Interest Group (IG), or Coordination Group (i.e., Technical Advisory Board), and is expected to have mutual benefit to both Fellow and the group’s goals. Fellows receive a stipend and travel support and must be currently employed or appointed at a US institution.
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From the posting:
The fellows will participate in the training programme of ForSEAdiscovery and consequently work in an international and interdisciplinary environment involving regular participation in workshops and courses abroad. They will be seconded for a few weeks abroad at other participating institutions. They will acquire experience in organizing digital historical research, in collecting, processing and extracting historical data using written sources and electronic databases, and in applying, for example, Microsoft Access. They will have the opportunity to acquire paleographical skills. They will collect in historiography, existing databases and archival sources quantitative information concerning the timber trade and transport between Northern Europe and Atlantic Iberia in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and analyze and explain that information.
Source: Postgraduate pre-doctoral training positions in digital history, University of Groningen
From the announcement:
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is pleased to invite applications for a range of short-term residential fellowships at the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, with its distinguished collection of primary and secondary sources relating to the Revolutionary era, the colonial Chesapeake, African American studies, decorative arts and material culture through 1830, archaeology, architectural history, digital history, 18th-century Williamsburg, and historic preservation. An important component of the work of the Foundation’s Division of Research and Historical Interpretation, fellowships primarily support research on topics related to British America, the American Revolution, and the Early Republic.
Fellowships | The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site.
From the post:
The School of Computing at the University of Kent is currently advertising an exciting and innovative interdisciplinary research project lead by Dr Peter Rodgers (Computing) and Dr Benjamin Vis (Classical and Archaeological Studies). We are looking for an enthusiastic PhD student with advanced software development skills. The ideal candidate would also have experience with spatial data and a general interest in the archaeological and urban studies expert uses of the diagrammatic visualisations this project will develop.
Source: PhD opportunity on ‘Abstract Mapping for Ancient and Contemporary Cities’
PressForward is now accepting applications for partners to develop pilot publications using the PressForward plugin and methods. Pilot partners receive a grant to help cover startup costs and extensive PressForward support to develop (or relaunch) their own PressForward publications. PressForward publications use innovative methods to aggregate scholarship, research, white papers and informal conversations published on the open web. (Examples of PressForward publications include Digital Humanities Now, dh+lib, and Environmental Humanities Now.)
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