Heterodox Academy (HxA) is an NYC-based non-partisan, non-profit collaborative of 5,400+ professors, educators, administrators, staff, and students committed to enhancing the quality and impact of research and improving education by promoting open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement in institutions of higher learning.

Join us to create a world where diverse people with diverse perspectives engage one another with intellectual humility and curiosity. Heterodox Academy is on a mission to center open inquiry as a cornerstone of higher education. Our vibrant team is committed to viewpoint diversity and constructive engagement across lines of difference, creating a workplace full of collaboration, open debate, and change-making.  We are eager to welcome positive colleagues who will contribute their talents and energy to our critical mission. We welcome you to apply for the open positions below.

Open Positions:

Executive Director
Heterodox Academy (HxA) seeks an Executive Director. This person will be the internal organizational leader, and be responsible for organizational wellbeing , financial wellbeing, and the execution of the strategic vision for HxA by leading its people, programs, and resources. A clear communicator, the ideal candidate should bring demonstrated leadership experience to successfully steer our hybrid team of motivated individuals. Reporting to the organization’s externally-facing President, this individual will implement and oversee the execution of HxA’s vision and strategic priorities. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@heterodoxacademy.org with “Executive Director” in the subject line.


For general job inquiries, feel free to contact us at jobs@heterodoxacademy.org.