The Philosophy of Science Association seeks applications for the post of Executive Secretary, service to begin in June 2008. Qualified applicants are requested to send c.v. to [email protected]. The PSA reserves the right to hold the search open until a satisfactory candidate has been found. Successful candidates will be energetic, knowledgeable in the field, and possess some management and/or business experience. The Philosophy of Science Association is an international organization which promotes research, teaching, and free discussion of issues in the philosophy of science from diverse standpoints. To this end, the PSA engages in activities such as: the publishing of periodicals, essays and monographs; sponsoring conventions and meetings; and awarding prizes for distinguished work in the field. There are approximately 2000 members in PSA, distributed among 30-some countries. PSA is a non-profit U.S. corporation, directed by a Governing Board that has eight elected Board members, the President, President-elect, and the Past-president The Executive Secretary is the chief managing/executive officer of the PSA; included among the duties of the Executive Secretary are:
• Executing the decisions of the Governing Board;
• Managing the fiscal and financial affairs of the Association;
• Directing annual elections;
• Coordinating the activities involved in producing the biennial meetings; * Overseeing the PSA-side of actions of the joint PSA-HSS Business Office. Executive Secretary terms run for four years, although the Executive Secretary serves at the pleasure of the board. The office of Executive Secretary is unpaid, although it may be possible to negotiate funding for a course release.