Due May 20 | Call for Applications: CLACLS Digital and Data Fellows

The Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies of the CUNY Graduate Center is looking to fill TWO fellowship positions for Fall 2018, with the possibility of renewal pending funding and successful completion of assignments. Each fellow must be enrolled full-time as a doctoral student at the Graduate Center, CUNY.

Each position pays a stipend of $5,000 for the academic semester.  Please indicate position of interest in your application packet:Data Fellow

The research fellow will be expected to produce ONE quantitative data report around the Latino population in the United States. The reports are written using US census micro-data or similar data source. For an example of the reports we produce please see: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/lastudies/pages/latinodataprojectreports.html

Successful applicants will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Demonstrated quantitative skills
  • Familiarity with micro-data
  • Expertise in quantitative analysis program such as SPSS
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS is ideal

Digital Fellow

The Digital Fellow will be responsible for the redesign, update and maintenance of the CLACLS website, email platform, and social media pages.

Successful applicants will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Experience in website design/ maintenance – WordPress platform
  • Proficiency in graphic design, social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), Outlook, Mail Chimp or similar platform

DEADLINE: May 20th, 2018, 5pm. All interested candidates should e-mail one PDF that includes a 1-page cover letter describing relevant experience and interest, an abbreviated CV, and sample of work in the following forms: Data Fellow applicants must submit a full paper where they were at least first author and used higher order statistical methods. Digital Fellow applications must include a link to their website, websites they have created, or their web presence (Instagram, twitter, etc.)

Send to the attention of CLACLS Search Committee at claclsfellowships@gmail.com. For any questions, please contact clacls@gc.cuny.edu or 212-817-8438