Centro is Happening: Call for Papers and Job Opportunities

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies is pleased to announce available opportunities that range from fellowships for doctoral students to new job postings at Centro.

Call for Applications: Fellowship for Doctoral Students

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies and the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute  announce a new IUPLR Mellon Fellowship for doctoral students completing a Latina/o, Puerto Rican or Dominican studies-focused dissertation based on humanities disciplines and methods.

The fellowship is presented by the Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR) with support from the Andrew G. Mellon Foundation.

The awarded doctoral student will receive a $25,000 stipend; travel support to attend IUPLR conferences to present research. The fellowship is intended to facilitate completion of the dissertation and to provide professional development workshops and mentoring. For more information click here

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 Centro Library and Archives
Historical Preservation and Research Partnership Program
Fall 2014-Spring 2015

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library and Archives seeks partners to collect archival material, conduct research and disseminate new knowledge about the history of Puerto Rican individuals and communities in the United States.

Spring Application Deadline:  January 15, 2015

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Summer 2015 and 2015-16 Academic year

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) seeks proposals for fellowships and applications for other research opportunities in Puerto Rican studies. Centro will provide limited funding on a competitive basis for the study and interpretation of the Puerto Rican experience in the United States. Centro is committed to facilitating research projects and useful to those in community organizations, public policy, and academia.

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Centro full time
Research openings

The Centro has 2 full-time research positions to fill as early as the Spring 2015 or as late as the 2015-16 academic year: Research Associate and Research Associate (post-doc for one year).

Research Associate

Research Associate post doc

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Part time

Centro staff is expanding and new job opportunities are available immediately for applicants with a range of education and experience, from students to seasoned professionals.

Oral History Team Researcher - off campus

E‐Commerce Assistant

Digitization Assistants

Library Reference and Archives Assistant