Jobs & Fellowships

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The American Academy is committed to the diversity of its staff and membership. As a scholarly organization and research center, the Academy recognizes that diversity of thought, class, experience, sex, gender, race, physical or mental ability, age, religion, national origin, and sexual orientation is a value to uphold and is central to the mission and work of the organization. A more pluralistic staff embracing diversity of thought, approach and life experience fosters a more nuanced understanding of contemporary issues facing the nation and the world. Working together in a climate of respect and openness models the civil discourse that is fundamental to the work of the Academy.

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Chief Advancement Officer

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences seeks a chief advancement officer to design and implement a fundraising program that strategically advances the Academy’s mission as it enters its next era under new leadership.

This search is being led by Isaacson, Miller. Please direct any applications to Jack Gorman and Sarah Hecklau at Isaacson, Miller.

Cambridge, MA

Chief Program Officer

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences seeks a chief program officer (CPO) as the organization enters its next era under new leadership. The Academy convenes individuals from every field and profession and fosters collaboration between the academic, business, civic, and government sectors to develop pragmatic policy solutions to the critical challenges facing our global society. The principal opportunity for the CPO lies in the ability to cultivate, guide, and contribute to work that will have broad and positive impact on society, facilitating the participation of these distinguished leaders and organizations.

This search is being led by Isaacson, Miller. Please direct any applications and nominations to Jack Gorman and Kennedy Kearney at Isaacson, Miller

American Academy of Arts and Sciences