USDOT National Transportation Library Data Fellow

The National Transportation Library (NTL) Data Management/Data Curation Fellows Program offers a hands-on experience with exposure to creating and evaluating data management plans, crafting data
curation standard operating plans and policies, cataloging datasets for preservation, data format migration and other data services, all within the context of providing access to an entire research package which will contain data and reports, as well as networking and outreach. The selected candidate will have direct impact on new data management and curation practices for newly collected as well as legacy datasets.
The DM/DC fellow will help to make transportation data more interoperable and open for reuse.
The chosen candidate could also conduct research on how the U.S. Department of Transportation
(USDOT) Public Access Plan for federally funded research data impacts data management and data
quality, or follow a number of other research paths. The Fellow will have the opportunity to collaborate with NTL staff on existing or new data management and data curation projects and initiatives.
The selected candidate will receive a stipend as support for living and other expenses during this
appointment. Stipend rates are determined by USDOT officials and are based on the candidate’s academic and professional background. The candidate may also be eligible to receive a health insurance allowance and reimbursement for travel expenses. This appointment is full-time for one year and may be extended in increments of one year, up to three years total, contingent upon project needs and funding availability.


Questions regarding this ORISE opportunity can be directed to Ms. Lee-Ann Kiser (Lee-


To learn more and apply: