Faculty Research and/or Teaching Position for Free Speech and Open Inquiry in History and Philosophy

Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 17, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Institute for Humane Studies Research or Teaching Position for Free Speech and Open Inquiry

Deadline: April 1, 2021

Type: Faculty, tenured or tenured track

Compensation Amount: $5,000 -  $25,000


The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) is offering positions for research and teaching with compensation ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to support scholarship or programs on the subject of free speech and open inquiry.

IHS is particularly interested in applications that explore how the applicant hopes to use this position to study the classical liberal tradition of individual rights, free markets, and self-governance have contributed to the development of free speech.

IHS traditionally works with academics in the fields of economics, political science, philosophy, history, and law, however scholars of all disciplines are welcome to apply. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning immediately for the 2020-2021 academic year and are available to academics of any career stage.

Successful applicants may be asked to visit Arlington, Virginia to present relevant research and activity to a select group from the IHS staff.

Application and Deadlines

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2020-2021 academic year and are open to academics at any stage of their careers. Applications deadlines are listed below:

April 1, 2021 | Applications for fall 2021 projects due
May 28, 2021 
| Decisions announced

Award notifications will be sent to applicants within four weeks after each deadline. 

Information about the Institute for Humane Studies

The Institute for Humane Studies partners with professors to promote the teaching and research of liberty and to advance higher education’s core purpose of intellectual discovery and human progress.

Our vision is to ensure higher education becomes a place where classical liberal ideas are regularly taught, discussed, challenged, and developed, and where free speech, intellectual diversity, and open inquiry flourish.


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