National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow

Job Description

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Associate Fellowship Program (AFP) 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 collaborate 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 NLM.

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What will I be doing?

As a National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow, 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
Annual stipend of $60,129, based on full-time participation.
Health Insurance Supplement of $500 per month
Appointment Dates

This appointment is a one-year research appointment starting July 1, 2022, and ending June 28, 2023.

• Hold United States or Canadian Citizenship
• Be at least 18 years old by June 30, 2022
• Have earned an American Library Association (ALA) accredited master’s degree, by June 30, 2022, or within the previous five years
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