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Faculty Openings

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American Grand Strategy Instructor

The Department of Political Science and the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University invites applications for a one-year instructor in political science in the field of American Grand Strategy to begin in July or August 2020.  This is a one-year sabbatical replacement, with no guarantee of a second year.  The instructor would be required to teach a 2-2 load, with 2 courses originating in the Political Science Department and 2 courses originating in the Sanford School of Public Policy.  The instructor would also be required to actively contribute to the life of Duke’s Program in American Grand Strategy, to include: helping recruit and host visiting speakers, helping lead field trips (including a staff ride of the Gettysburg battlefield), and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.  We are seeking candidates with expertise in American foreign policy, American civil-military relations, and American grand strategy. Demonstrated aptitude in teaching is required. Demonstrated aptitude in both the academic and the policy world is highly desired.  Successful candidates will be expected to have completed the Ph.D. no later than July 1, 2020. 

Applicants should submit a letter of interest describing their suitability for the distinctive requirements of this position, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, and the names and contact information for three recommenders who can collectively evaluate the candidate’s qualifications in both the academic and policy domains. All application materials should be submitted electronically using the following site: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14134.  Address correspondence to: Chair, American Grand Strategy Instructor Search Committee, Department of Political Science, 140 Science Drive, 208 Gross Hall, Box 90204, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0204.
 
Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 

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Tenured or Tenure-track Professor in Public Policy and Economics

 

The Sanford School of Public Policy is undertaking a major hiring initiative in political science, economics, and public policy. Within this initiative, the school invites applications for two economist positions at the advanced assistant professor (i.e. at least 2 years post-PhD), associate professor, or full professor level. We seek an economist in the broad area of domestic policy. Candidates for appointment at the associate or full professor level should have a record of scholarly achievement appropriate for the rank, and all applicants should demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and advising. 

We are especially interested in economists trained in Health Economics, Education Economics, Labor Economics, Stratification Economics, Public Economics, and/or Urban Economics, whose research examines pressing issues of domestic policy including, especially, health policy, but also wealth and/or income inequality, crime and punishment, education policy, employment discrimination, ethnic and racial disparities in general, housing policy, immigration policy, and/or technology policy. In addition, we value applications from faculty with a record of entrepreneurial research projects, a strong interest in policy engagement, and experience with innovative, hybrid classroom approaches. Faculty may teach in any of our core existing programs and be part of building new professional offerings.  

The Sanford School includes a full-time faculty of almost 70 and offers an undergraduate major, three Masters’ degree programs, and a Ph.D, program. More information on the Sanford School can be found at www.sanford.duke.edu. The Sanford School values quality teaching in core courses and in the School’s professional programs. 

Applicants should submit a letter that includes a brief overview of the applicant's program of research, a CV, and digital copies or links for up to three papers or articles that best exemplify their work on policy issues. Applications will be treated confidentially and should be submitted via the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14278.

Applications received by September 27, 2019, will be assured full consideration. Self-inquiries and nominations of candidates are encouraged and should be submitted to William Darity Jr., Search Committee Chair at william.darity@duke.edu.

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
•    Cover Letter
•    Curriculum Vitae
•    Three Writing Sample(s)

Self-inquiries and nominations of candidates are encouraged and should be submitted to William Darity, Search Committee Chair, at william.darity@duke.edu, or 919-613-7336

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. 

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas -an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard.  All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
 

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Tenured or Tenure-track Professor in Public Policy and Political Science

 

The Sanford School of Public Policy is undertaking a major hiring initiative in political science, economics, and public policy.  Within this initiative we are seeking to hire two political scientists at the advanced assistant professor (i.e., at least 2 years post-PhD), associate professor, or full professor level. The positions are open with respect to the major subfields within Political Science; we welcome applications from political scientists whose work connects to most major areas of public policy: domestic social policy, environment and energy, health policy, international development, international security, the intersection of technology and policy, and media and democracy. In addition, we value applications from faculty with a record of entrepreneurial research projects, a strong interest in policy engagement, and experience with innovative classroom approaches. Faculty may teach in any of our core existing programs and be part of building new professional offerings.

 
The Sanford School includes a full-time faculty of almost 70 and offers an undergraduate major, three masters programs, and a Ph.D. program. More information on the Sanford School can be found at www.sanford.duke.edu. 

Applicants should submit a letter that includes a brief overview of the applicant’s program of research, a CV, and digital copies or links for up to three papers or articles that best exemplify their work. Applications will be treated confidentially and should be submitted via the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14276.   Applications received by September 27, 2019, will be assured full consideration. 

Self-inquiries and nominations of candidates are encouraged and should be submitted to Philip Napoli, Search Committee Chair, at philip.napoli@duke.edu.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. 

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas -an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard.  All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
 

 

Staff Openings

Staff Assistant -  position details are listed below:

Requisition ID#: 7330

Department:  Master of International Development Policy Program  

Duke Title:  Staff Assistant, Level 9, Job Code 476

Sanford Title:  Academic Services Coordinator

Hours:   40 hours/week (full time)

Plan, coordinate and administer a wide range of logistical, administrative and student/faculty services for the MIDP. The MIDP is a non-traditional graduate program.  It enrolls a student body of about 80 per year that is 90% international, comprised mostly of mid-career professionals from non-western cultures.  As such, a high level of sensitivity to cultural differences, excellent communication skills, strong planning skills and sensitivity to issues facing students (and families) from other countries are essential.  This position collaborates with MIDP staff and faculty as well as with colleagues across the Sanford School and reports to the MIDP Assistant Director of Student and Academic Services. 

For more information about the Academic Services Coordinator position  click here

 

Staff Assistant -  position details are listed below:

Requisition ID#: 7434

Department:  DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy  

Duke Title:  Staff Assistant, Level 8, Job Code 148

Sanford Title:  Events and Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Hours:   40 hours/week (full time

This full-time position at Duke University supports a Center that teaches journalism and media studies within the Sanford School of Public Policy.  The Events and Alumni Coordinator will coordinate special events with journalists, media experts, alumni and students and generate related social media and website content. The coordinator will also research and track alumni involved in journalism and media fields, and help us engage them through events on campus. The coordinator’s challenge will be to grow student and alumni participation through an active events program. Some events will take place after regular business hours and on weekends.  This position reports to the Center Director and Associate Director.   This position is approved through June 30, 2020.

For more information about the Events and Alumni Engagement Coordinator click here

 

Program Coordinator -  position details are listed below:

Requisition ID#: 7286

Department:  The Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative (SETI)  

Duke & Sanford Title:  Program Coordinator, Level 11, Job Code 2321

Hours:   40 hours/week (full time)

 

The Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative (SETI) is an interdisciplinary global collaborative that aims to foster research on energy access and energy transitions in low and middle-income countries, and to better understand their impacts on health, social outcomes, economic growth, climate change and natural resources. This program is co-led by Subhrendu Pattanayak and Marc Jeuland, who are on the faculty of the Sanford School of Public Policy. This Initiative is seeking a Program Coordinator with energy access and policy experience to provide analytical, administrative and communications support for at least one year of SETI work, with possibility of renewal over the longer term. The position will involve a combination of research, data analysis, evidence appraisal/synthesis, proposal and research writing, administrative and logistical support, budget creation and management, event and conference organizing, and communications/outreach and blogging activities. The Program Coordinator will play a very major role in helping to coordinate between SETI at Duke and its domestic (Triangle-wide) and international partners.

For more information about the Program Coordinator position click  here

 

 

 

 

 

 


Interested applicants for any position should apply via the Duke HR website.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.