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Postdoctoral Fellowship- Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project

The University of Houston (UH) Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project (Recovery) seeks applications for a 2-year CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Curation for Latin American and Caribbean Studies to work in its international program to locate, preserve and disseminate the written legacy of Latinas and Latinos produced in the United States from colonial times until 1960. The fellowship is a unique and exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of a digital humanities program using Recovery’s materials, as well as to gain skills and knowledge related to diversity and inclusion of minority collections and their preservation and dissemination using digital tools and digital humanities curation. This fellowship creates and supports opportunities to lead, engage or collaborate in workshops, seminars, presentations and publications.
Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. completed within the last five years in a relevant field.
Practical understanding of the research process and research data lifecycle.
Experience with or demonstrated knowledge of digital humanities tools and platforms in teaching or research.
Working knowledge of technical implementation of servers, software systems, etc., for the purposes of database setup and delivery.
Familiarity with markup and metadata standards associated with digital humanities projects.
Strong interest in collaborative grant writing.

For more information, please visit the following link: https://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/applicants/university-of-houston

KC Startup Interested in Hiring Venture Fellows

With the support of the Kauffman Foundation, Venture for America will send recent college graduates to work at high-growth startups in Kansas City. Venture for America Fellows accepted into the Class of 2017 will attend a five-week training program in June to prepare for their roles at startups. In August 2017, Venture for America Fellows matched with startups in Kansas City will begin their two-year fellowships, serving as core members at growth companies while receiving first-hand experience in building a startup and helping Kansas City entrepreneurs expand and scale.
Learn more at http://tinyurl.com/j3dmcms