Humanities Policy Fellow

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End: February 18, 2020
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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 candidate will contribute to new/ongoing Academy projects working across disciplines. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by Tuesday, February 18. This position is a two-year term.




  • - Work with Academy staff to carry out policy and academic studies.
    • - Draft/edit reports for internal/external audiences, including workshop proceedings, white papers, policy briefs, and online content.
    • - Gather, synthesize, and edit research findings/technical data.
    • - Assemble committees of experts and provide guidance/support.
    • - Develop agendas/multimedia presentations for meetings.
    • - Design/organize outreach activities.
    • - Draft/edit grant proposals and progress reports.
  • - Help expand the profile of the Academy and its audiences within academic/policy communities.
  • - Assist in the development/implementation of member engagement initiatives.
  • - Assist with executive briefings and remarks.



  • - Must have a Ph.D. in an area of the humanities, humanistic social sciences, or the arts.
  • - Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship.




  • - Excellent written/oral communications skills.
  • - Ability to work well in a collaborative team structure.
  • - Ability to professionally interface with a wide range of constituents.