Executive Director, Philosophy of Science Association, and Program
Director, Center for Public Engagement with Science The University
of Cincinnati (UC) seeks to fill a full-time staff position to
serve as Executive Director of the Philosophy of Science
Association (PSA) and Program Director for the UC Center for Public
Engagement with Science (PEWS). We invite applications from
candidates with an interest in nonprofit leadership in the academic
sector. Approximately 75% FTE is dedicated to
serving as Executive Director (ED) of the PSA. The ED is the
executive leader of the PSA, responsible for overseeing the
organization's administration, programs, and activities. The ED
works closely with the President, Governing Board, and PSA
committees to develop and implement initiatives that further the
mission of the organization, such as public outreach, expanding and
diversifying the membership, and fundraising. Key responsibilities
include overseeing business office operations (including budgets
and financial transactions); managing the PSA website, member
communications and social media presence; facilitating board
meetings; serving as the principal liaison with the editors and
publisher of the journal Philosophy of Science and, above all,
ensuring the successful functioning of PSA biennial conferences.
The remaining 25% FTE is dedicated to serving as Program Director
of PEWS. The Program Director serves on the PEWS leadership team,
managing organizational matters, budget and fundraising, website,
and communications. Required Education
- Bachelor's Degree
- Eight (8) years of relevant work experience and/or other
specialized training can be used in lieu of education
Additional Qualifications Considered
- Graduate degree (Masters or PhD) in philosophy or another
discipline in the humanities or sciences preferred
- Experience with event organization, managing budgets, and/or
office management also preferred
Application Process Applicants must complete an online application
In addition to the online application, please include a cover
letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position,
curriculum vitae or resume, and the names of at least three
references. The online application includes a statement of
commitment and contributions to diversity; applicants will be
evaluated on this commitment, as well as their appreciation for the
University of Cincinnati's culture of inclusion and equity.
You should use the Additional Documents feature to make sure all
required documents are attached.
This is a continuing appointment with an annual salary of $60,000
(negotiable) and benefits. Anticipated start date is negotiable
with the aim of January 3, 2022.
Review of applications is expected to begin on November 15,
Please reach out to John Duprè (PSA President, email@example.com
) or Angela Potochnik (PEWS
) with any questions.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit
options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness
needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and
- Competitive salary range dependant on the candidate's
- Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental,
vision, and prescription coverage.
- Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee
wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
- Financial security via our life and long-term disability
insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings
- Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick
leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid
- Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible
- Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and
culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an
inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment.
As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include
a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if
hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security
system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees
have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS,
STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal
Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.