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CLACLS: Fellowship Opportunities

The Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies of the CUNY Graduate Center is looking to fill TWO fellowship positions for Fall 2018. Each position pays a stipend of $5,000 for the fall academic semester, with the possibility of renewal.

 Based at the Graduate Center, the CLACLS is a dynamic academic center and works to promote the study and understanding of Latin American and Caribbean cultures and the communities established in the United States. In 2003, the CLACLS established the Latino Data Project and, to date, has published over 65 reports on the diverse Latino communities in New York City and the United States. Media coverage includes the Washington Post, CNN en Español, the Wall Street Journal, and have garnered international interest. All of your reports are free and open to the public. The CLACLS also hosts a range of academic and cultural events for the GC and broader community and has supported graduate students through travel fellowships for the past four years.

 For this coming year, we are looking to hire a Data Fellow and a Digital Fellow. Each fellow must be enrolled full-time as a doctoral student at the Graduate Center, CUNY. These are project-based positions and do not require a fixed number of office hours, with the exception of in-person meetings and project-based deadlines. 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:

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 (MailChimp), 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 For any questions, please contact or 212-817-8438.