Humanities Policy Fellow
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|Location||Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States|
The Humanities Policy Fellowship provides an opportunity for an early-career professional with training in the humanities or humanistic social sciences to learn about a career in public policy and administration. While in residence, the Humanities Policy Fellow will contribute to new and ongoing Academy projects working across disciplines with Academy members, staff, and subject-matter experts.
The Humanities Policy fellow serves as a full-time member of the staff in support of the work of the Academy and its members. The Fellow will work within one or more of the following program areas, based on the current projects and needs: Humanities, Arts, and Culture; Education and the Development of Knowledge; and American Institutions, Society, and the Public Good
Priority consideration will be given to applications received online by Tuesday, February 18, 2020. This position is for a two-year term, starting July - September of 2020 and continuing through June-August of 2022.
Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors excellence and convenes leaders from every field of human endeavor to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the world, and work together “to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity, and happiness of a free, independent, and virtuous people.” Academy projects bring together elected members and subject matter experts in cross-disciplinary efforts to produce reflective, independent, and pragmatic studies that inform public policy and advance the public good.
The Humanities Policy Fellowship program has three objectives:
Major Areas of Responsibility:
|How to apply|
Please include a cover letter with your application
|Web address to apply||https://www.amacad.org/career/humanities-policy-fe...|
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
February 18, 2020, 12:00am EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||February 28, 2020, 11:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.amacad.org/career/humanities-policy-fe...|
|Time created||January 23, 2020, 12:08pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||February 28, 2020, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||January 23, 2020, 12:08pm EST|
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