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National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows, National Library of Medicine

Description:

The National Library of Medicine seeks recent graduates, including early and second career librarians, interested in advancing equitable and innovative futures for biomedical libraries to participate in a one-year fellowship that fosters the development of aspiring library leaders.

Position(s): National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows

You will:

  • Select and participate on projects ranging from operations to research and development; project opportunities are in data science, data management, open science, public access, vocabularies and ontologies, common data elements
  • Grow professionally and learn in a cohort, participating in an established set of workshops
  • Develop skills in data science, foundations for leadership
  • Receive support from experienced mentors
  • Attend professional conferences

The NLM Associate Fellowship Program offers a series of workshops in library operations, research and development, intramural and extramural research, development, and lifecycle of the NLM web-based products and services, and the extensive engagement and education program. In the second half of the year, Associate Fellows choose projects based on real-world problems proposed by library divisions and work with NLM staff over a six-month period. Successful projects have led to peer-review publications and to services that have become a regular part of the services and product of the National Library of Medicine.

How many: between 3 and 6 Associate Fellows selected each year

Fellowship: one-year to learn about the National Library of Medicine, its products and services

Where: National Library of Medicine, campus of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. The fellowship may be virtual in 2022-2023.

When: July 1, 2022 – June 28, 2023

Stipend: $60,129; additional financial support for the purchase of health insurance; up to $1,500 in relocation funding

Eligibility: recent graduate (within the past five years) with a master’s in information science/library science

How to Apply:

Deadline for applications: Friday, January 28, 2022

Apply online here: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NIH-NLM-AFP-2022

Applications and additional information are available on the Web at Associate Fellowship Program: How to Apply . 

Contact information: Kathel Dunn, Associate Fellowship Program Coordinator at 301.827.4284 or [email protected]