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US National Archives and Record Administration (NARA)
Job location: 
Washington DC
Salary Start: 
US Dollar stipend per month
Contract type: 
Application deadline: 
Friday, 15 October, 2021 - 00:00

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE), is pleased to launch the competition for the 2022-2023 Fulbright-National Archives Heritage Science Fellowship in partnership with the National Archives and Records Administration. This specialized fellowship provides an opportunity for non-U.S. scholars to connect with U.S. National Archives scientists and experts while conducting research at the National Archives' Heritage Science Research and Testing Lab in College Park, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. Heritage science is an interdisciplinary field spanning the humanities and sciences. It focuses on enhancing the care, use, and management of cultural and historic objects using the tools and technology of math, science and engineering disciplines.

Eligible candidates will be researchers or professionals in heritage science or related technical fields. U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents are not eligible for consideration. A Master's degree is required, but PhD or equivalent professional experience is preferred. Advanced Doctoral researchers completing dissertation projects related to heritage science are eligible to apply. The award covers a stipend of ~$3700/month and some allowances for travel and professional development.

To find out more and to apply by October 15, 2021, visit the program's website: https://cies.org/fulbrightnationalarchives

With questions you may contact Susan Muendl at smuendl@iie.org.