Candidates should have an advanced degree in the history of science or another relevant academic field and senior-level managerial experience in foundations, research, higher education or the nonprofit sector.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience as part of a renewable 3-year contract.
The History of Science Society is dedicated to understanding science, technology, and medicine in historical context. More than 1700 individual members, one-third of whom reside outside the United States. The next Executive Director will ensure that the Society sustains a vibrant scholarly community and acts as an effective advocate for the history of science. The Executive Director will be expected to strengthen the Society by ensuring its financial sustainability, enhancing the diversity of its staff and members, and sustaining the quality and relevance of its programs and publications. The position also requires working closely with the Society's President, Executive Committee, and Council.