Institute for Humane Studies Research or Teaching
Position for Free Speech and Open Inquiry
Deadline: September 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
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
Decisions for our most recent deadline will be announced May 28,
September 1, 2021 | Applications for
spring 2022 projects due
November 1, 2021 | Decisions announced
March 1, 2022 | Applications for fall 2022
May 2, 2022 | Decisions announced
Applicants will be notified of their application status within
four weeks of the deadline. Applications submitted after 11:59 pm
PST on the night of each deadline, will be considered in the
subsequent review period.
Information about the Institute for Humane
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
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.