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Administrative Associate, Communications
Reporting to the Vice President, the Administrative Associate will support the daily administrative operations of the department including the communications team, engagement team, and philanthropic outreach...

Assistant Director, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
The Assistant Director for Mathematical and Physical Sciences is responsible for catalyzing and generating new philanthropic initiatives and grant programs in the areas of physics, astronomy, mathematics and related sciences...

Intern, Strategic Program Initiatives (8-10 weeks)
Reporting to the Director, Strategic Program Initiatives, the Intern will support the planning activities and the development of new strategic philanthropic initiatives that span across all core funding areas of the Foundation...

Junior Accountant (Part-Time: 20 Hours per Week)
Reporting to the Controller, the Junior Accountant will assist the Finance & Accounting department with the implementation of financial and operational goals for the John Templeton Foundation...

Program Officer, Character Virtue Development
Reporting to the Director of Character Virtue Development, the Program Officer is responsible for the management of the full life cycle of the grant process and the development of new funding initiatives...

Senior Officer, Planning and Evaluation
Reporting to the Director, Planning and Evaluation, the Senior Officer is adept at facilitating academic planning, assessment and learning, particularly in the area of interdisciplinary research...

Templeton Press Opportunities

Book & Online Editor, Templeton Press
Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, the Templeton Press is seeking an editor for books and online initiatives. In this role, the editor responsible for providing developmental editing of books, writing catalog and jacket copy for books, developing content for web magazines and websites and working with freelance digital editors and writers...


The mission of the John Templeton Foundation is to serve as a philanthropic catalyst for discovery in areas engaging life’s biggest questions. These questions range from explorations into the laws of nature and the universe to questions on the nature of love, gratitude, forgiveness, and creativity.

Our vision is derived from Sir John Templeton’s commitment to rigorous scientific research and related scholarship. The Foundation’s motto “How little we know, how eager to learn” exemplifies our support for open-minded inquiry and our hope for advancing human progress through breakthrough discoveries.