Upcoming Opportunities



Part of our mission is to ignite and support new partnerships in Big Data that tackle societal challenges with data-driven tools and methods. We’ve shared a selection of opportunities submitted from our community which may be relevant for your work, below. Check each organization’s website for the most up-to-date eligibility criteria, application instructions, and deadlines.

If you have an opportunity you’d like to share, please email contact@nebigdatahub.org.


Graduate Student Seed Grants – Boston Area Research Initiative
Application deadline: November 17

The Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI) and Boston Indicators are inviting applications for research seed grants for projects occurring during the Spring 2018 semester. The grants will support graduate students conducting original data-oriented research on the Boston area at the intersection of scholarship and policy. Applications can be submitted by students at any local university.


Hacking for Energy Course

Hacking for Energy is a new semester-long course designed to engage graduate-level students towards learning about and helping to solve real-world technological and business problems facing the energy industry, while also exposing them to the “Lean LaunchPad” approach to entrepreneurship.


Job Opening at National Institutes of Health: Chief Data Strategist and Director, Office of Data Science Strategy

Applications accepted until filled. 

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking exceptional executive candidates for the newly established position of Chief Data Strategist (CDS).

Job Opening at Elsevier: Data Scientist 

Applications accepted until filled. 

Elsevier is looking for a creative, technical, analytical and ambitious individual with a strong personal drive to contribute to the further growth and professionalization of the Research Intelligence suite to support the overall Elsevier Research Platforms strategy and growth ambitions.


Become a Digital Volunteer

The HOT Community has activated to respond to Hurricane Irma, Mexico Earthquake, and the Bangladesh Floods. Details on the projects, and how you can get involved are in the link above.