ACLS is looking for an education program officer. The position description
below. Note particularly . . . that the
person will work closely with the education-related activities of the learned
societies. Will you suggest to us anyone who might be good, or pass this
to them? We mean to move this search along quickly, but do want to find the
right person. Many thanks. --Doug Bennett
Education Program Officer
American Council of Learned Societies
The American Council of Learned Societies seeks applications and
for a position as education program officer.
This position will include responsibility for ACLS education programs and
activities concerned with school-college collaborations, with curriculum
innovation in the liberal arts and sciences, and with international education
exchanges. The program officer will work closely with the education-related
activities of the learned societies which are members of ACLS.
We seek a person with a Ph.D. in the humanities or social sciences, a
of teaching and scholarship, some pertinent administrative experience, and
interests in the world of scholarship beyond his/her own discipline.
ACLS is the leading private organization devoted to research and teaching
the humanities and humanistic social sciences in the United States. It is
composed of 58 learned societies in the humanities and humanistic social
sciences representing more than 350,000 scholars and teachers throughout the
United States and Canada. Among the current program foci of the Council are
internationalization of scholarship, liberal education (K-12 and higher
education), and electronic scholarly publishing and communication.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications (cover
c.v., and a list of references) should be addressed to Douglas Bennett, Vice
President, American Council of Learned Societies, 16th floor, 228 East 45th
Street, New York, N.Y. 10017-3398. ACLS is an Affirmative Action/Equal