Are you interested in improving how scientists create, access, share and preserve data? Do you want to understand how to facilitate the communication of science information between scientists, and across scientific networks including large multinational, multidisciplinary networks? Are you interested in how science information is presented and made accessible to decision- makers and the public? Do you want to be the one educating the next generation of science information professionals?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are a prime candidate for a University of Tennessee Science Information Doctoral Fellowship. You should have a strong interest in developing expertise in science information and communication . Your goals should be to become a university faculty member teaching the next generation of science information and communication professionals. You should already have earned a masters degree and a background in either information/library science, communication, journalism, advertising/public relations and/or earth/environmental sciences.
*These Fellowships are funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services*.
Date for application: Feb 1 2010
Contact: Suzie Allard, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Assistant Director
For more information see the website: http://www.sis.utk.edu/sciencelinks2
Suzie Allard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Assistant Director
University of Tennessee
College of Communication & Information
School of Information Sciences
453 Communication Building
Knoxville, TN 37996- 0341