Paleonet: Funding opportunity to work in IU Paleontology Collection

Plotnick, Roy E plotnick at
Tue Mar 1 15:25:00 GMT 2016

Is there an online catalog of the collections?  That would be useful if 
someone wants to apply to work there, Best - Roy

On 3/1/2016 8:16 AM, Polly, P. David wrote:
> A competitive fellowship to support two weeks of summer research in 
> the Indiana University Paleontology Collection is available through 
> the IU Institute for Advanced Study 
> (   The IU 
> Paleontology Collection contains 1.3 million fossils with specialities 
> in mid Paleozoic macroinvertebrates 
> (  Deadline for applications is 
> March 21, 2016.
> The Indiana University Institute for Advanced Study is now accepting 
> applications for its 2016 Summer Repository Research Fellowship. In 
> partnership with repositories on the IU Bloomington campus and 
> supported by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, the program 
> funds a short-term fellowship for a faculty member or community 
> scholar to conduct in-depth research in the collections of one or more 
> of our partner repositories. Applicants from Minority 
> Serving Institutions, community colleges, and source communities are 
> welcome. Preference will be given to applicants who are collaborating 
> with Indiana University Bloomington faculty members.
> This initiative is intended to support research in the rich 
> collections of the IU Bloomington campus and to build partnerships 
> between scholars at and beyond IUB.  The fellowship provides funding 
> for travel costs, accommodation, per diem, and a two-week 
> stipend.  Please note: This fellowship is intended to support research 
> in IU Bloomington’s unique collections; the application should focus 
> on materials that cannot be accessed elsewhere.
> Summer 2016 partner repositories include the Archives of African 
> American Music and Culture, the Archives of Traditional Music, the 
> Black Film Center/Archive, the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of 
> Archaeology, The IU Art Museum, the IU Herbarium, the IU Libraries, 
> the IU Paleontology Collection, the Jerome Hall Law Library, 
> the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, and the Sinor Research Institute 
> for Inner Asian Studies Central Asian Archives. Applications are due 
> by March 21, 2016. For application materials and additional 
> information, please visit our website 
> at .
> P. David Polly
> Professor of Geological Sciences
> and adjunct professor of Anthropology and Biology
> Indiana University
> 1001 E. 10th Street
> Bloomington, IN  47405-1405
> pdpolly at <mailto:pdpolly at>
> +1 (812) 855-7994
> <>
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