Job ID: 172121

National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow


  • Nov. 12, 2021
  • National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow
  • National Institute of Health
  • Varies
    Varies, MD
  • Jan. 28, 2022
  • Jul. 1, 2022
  • Graduate Student
  • Computer/Information Sciences
    Sciences - General

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.

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 $500.00 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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