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Associate Director, Cogut Center for the Humanities
Brown University

  • Apr. 10, 2017
  • Associate Director, Cogut Center for the Humanities
  • Cogut Center for the Humanities
  • Brown University
    Providence, RI
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Humanities - General
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Associate Director, Cogut Center for the Humanities
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

The Associate Director works with the Director in the development and implementation of research and programming initiatives and the continued development and support of existing Cogut Center initiatives, including curricular programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

- In conjunction with the faculty director, the Associate Director will design and oversee innovative and long-term development of the Graduate Certificate in Collaborative Humanities.
- The Associate Director will participate in the development of outreach initiatives, including advancement and fund raising opportunities, planning of program events, grant writing, website organization and updating, and creation of promotional materials.
- The Associate Director will serve as a program liaison to faculty, students, and administrators across departments and offices within the University and represent the program on University committees as appropriate.
- The Associate Director will teach one to two courses per year and participate in the weekly Cogut Center seminar.


  • PhD in the humanities or the humanistic social sciences
  • Five years’ academic experience in the combined areas of administration, teaching and research
  • Ability to understand and operate in a complex campus environment and to create collaborative networks across multiple constituencies
  • Demonstrated capacity for management and project oversight
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Knowledge and understanding of interdisciplinary critical-theoretical work
  • Active intellectual engagement in the topics of relevance to the Cogut Center
  • Capacity to collaborate with a range of scholars at different stages of academic career
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Superior communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to use technology and institutional databases and learn new software as needed including desktop publishing

To View More Details and To Apply, please use this link to the position on Brown’s Career Site:—Cogut-Center-for-the-Humanities_REQ133200

Applicants are required to use the Brown Career Site to apply for the position and to submit their resume, cover letter and any related documents. Please check the status of your application through the account you create when you apply.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Brown is an Ivy League University located in Providence, Rhode Island, comprised of undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA. With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional graduate and undergraduate instruction. We have a dynamic campus community with many exciting events, such as visits from world leaders, sporting events, theatre, music, and dance. Brown offers competitive benefits including a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at:

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