NLM Announces: Apply for NLM Associate Fellowship Program
nnlm at u.washington.edu
Mon Oct 22 10:04:29 PDT 2001
Call for Applicants
National Library of Medicine's (NLM's) Associate Fellowship Program
The NLM Associate Fellowship Program is a competitive program designed to
develop future leaders for health libraries and information centers.
The application deadline is Feb. 15, 2002.
The 2002/2003 program starts Sept. 1, 2001. NLM is located in Bethesda,
Appointments for Associate Fellows are made for one year with a stipend of
$36,656. Associate Fellows are expected to complete the full training
Application information is available on the web:
The NLM Associate Program is open to U.S. and Canadian library/information
professionals, as well as graduate students completing their degrees.
The qualification requirements are:
-Master's degree in an ALA-approved library/information science program,
earned by August of the year of appointment
-United States citizenship
Note: Canadians with ALA-accredited Master's degrees can use the
same application process as U.S. citizens. U.S. citizens will
receive first preference.
-Experience is desirable, but not essential.
Optional Second Year. The NLM Associate Fellowship Program now includes an
optional second year at a library or information center in an academic
health sciences center, hospital, or other health-related organization.
The additional year provides an opportunity to develop skills and gain
experience in working with administrators, librarians, health
professionals, system developers, and educators to design and implement
information services that are integrated with clinical and/or educational
programs and contribute directly to accomplishing the parent institution's
mission. Interested Associates will compete for placement in this
extension of the program.
Questions about the program may be addressed to:
Program Director, NLM Associate Fellowship Program
8600 Rockville Pike
Building 38, Room B1E09
Bethesda, MD 20894
Phone: (301) 435-4083
Fax: (301) 480-1467
moorem at mail.nlm.nih.gov
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