The National Park Service, National Capital Region (NPS-NCR) is pleased to announce its selection as a host organization for the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Public Fellows Program, a career-building fellowship designed to expand the reach of doctoral education in the humanities. In 2016, the Public Fellows Program will place up to 21 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and will receive professional mentoring, an annual stipend of $65,000, and health insurance.
The NPS fellow will serve as the "Cultural Resources Public Outreach Coordinator" in the Cultural Resources Division of the Office of Resource Stewardship & Science at the headquarters of the National Capital Region in Washington, DC.
The ACLS fellowship competition will begin accepting applications on January 14. The application deadline is March 24, 2016 (8pm EDT). For more information, please visit:
ACLS Public Fellows is a fellowship program offered by the American Council of Learned Societies with generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Please direct all inquiries about the fellowship program to ACLS. Do not contact the National Park Service.