• 30 Augustus 2022

Call for KB Researcher-in-Residence 2023

Are you an early career data scientist, social scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collections, such as the web archive, 130 million pages of digitised text or ground-truth sets? Then the KB is looking for you

The KB, National Library of the Netherlands, is seeking proposals for its fully paid Researcher-in-Residence program in 2023. This program offers a unique chance for two early career researchers of all disciplines to work in the library with the Digital Scholarship team and KB data. Please submit before 30 September 2022.

About the program

The KB is open to all kinds of projects that use their data and benefit your research and other users of the KB and/or the KB Lab. They can offer you a secondment or short-term fixed contract with the KB, access to all datasets of the KB, travel expenses and support from a research software engineer, advisor, and collection and data specialists. For more information about what they offer and what they encourage you to define your project by see the full call text.

If you are interested in applying to the KB Researcher-in-Residence program for 2023, they strongly advise you to talk to them before submitting. Read more about the Researcher-in-Residence 2023 consultation slots on the KB Lab.

Curious about the program? Listen to the experiences of previous Researcher-in-Residence Simon Kemper by watching this video