Stony Brook, Long Island, NY: Senator Jacob K. Javits Research Fellow, SUNY Stony Brook University

Job Opening Title: Senator Jacob K. Javits Research Fellow

Employer Name: SUNY Stony Brook University Libraries

Job Location: Stony Brook, Long Island, NY

Application Deadline: 10/15/21

Salary Range: $10,000.00 award

Link to job posting: https://library.stonybrook.edu/graduate-research-fellowship/

Years of experience required:

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Stony Brook University Libraries invites applications for the position of Research Fellow for a one-year term beginning in Fall 2021. This is a grant-funded, graduate fellow researcher position. It provides a $10,000 award to conduct historical research and actively participate in library projects focused on the life of Senator Jacob K. Javits with an emphasis on his legacy of bipartisan political leadership and legislation.

The research fellow is expected to perform scholarly research and contribute to projects centered on Senator Javits’ life and political legacy. Most importantly, the Research Fellow will help craft written narratives and develop interactive exhibitions using archival sources drawn from the Senator Jacob K. Javits Collection. The Jacob K. and Marian B. Javits Foundation is funding this grant award as part of a two-year initiative to culminate in an interactive, physical and/or digital exhibition.