Research Data Alliance/US Call for Fellows

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) invites applications for its newly redesigned fellowship program. The program’s goal is to engage early career researchers in the US in RDA, a dynamic and young global organization that seeks to eliminate the technical and social barriers to research data sharing.
WHAT: The successful Fellow will engage in the RDA through a 12-18 month project under the guidance of a mentor from the RDA community. Fellows receive a stipend ($5000 each summer) and travel support and must be currently employed or appointed at a US institution.
WHO: Fellows are sought from a variety of backgrounds: communications, social, natural and physical sciences, business, informatics, and computer science. The RDA Data Share program will look for a T-shaped skill set, where early signs of cross discipline competency are combined with evidence of teamwork and communication skills, and a deep competency in one discipline.
Eligibility: Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at institutions of higher education in the United States, and early career researchers at U.S.-based research institutions who graduated with a relevant master’s or PhD and are no more than three years beyond receipt of their degree.  Applications from traditionally underserved populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: April 16, 2015
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