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Faculty Openings

Associate POP

The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University seeks applicants for the non-tenure track faculty position of Associate Professor of the Practice, focused on teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in economics and statistics, beginning July 1, 2020.  Candidates must have a PhD in Economics or Public Policy (with a concentration in Economics), at least four years post-PhD experience, and excellent teaching references at the college or university level.  Highly desirable candidates will also have relevant experience doing applied economic analysis in government, a think tank, non-government organization, or the private sector.  All applicants should have an applied policy focus in their teaching, research, and/or other professional activities; an interest in the use and/or regulation of emerging technologies is a plus.  Applications can be submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15592.  An updated CV, teaching statement (including a summary of classes taught), and a writing sample should be included in the application.  Teaching evaluations will be required before any interviews, and should be submitted in the application or be readily available.  Any applications received by January 5, 2020, will be guaranteed full consideration.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunities 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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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.

 

Lecturer

The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University seeks applicants for the non-tenure track faculty position of Lecturer, focused on teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in economics and statistics, beginning July 1, 2020.  Candidates must have a PhD in Economics or Public Policy (with a concentration in Economics), at least four years post-PhD experience, and excellent teaching references at the college level or university level.  We seek applicants who have an applied policy focus in their teaching, research, and/or other professional activities; an interest in the use and/or regulation of emerging technologies is a plus.  Applications can be submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15590.  An updated CV, teaching statement (including a summary of classes taught), and a writing sample should be included in the application.  Teaching evaluations will be required before any interviews, and should be submitted in the application or be readily available.  Any applications received by January 5, 2020, will be guaranteed full consideration.

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

Staff Openings

Analyst Programmer I -  position details are listed below:

Requisition ID#: 42583

Department:  Center for Child and Family Policy

Duke & Sanford Title:    Analyst Programmer I

Level: 12

Hours:   Full time  (40 hours/week

Occupational Summary

Process large administrative data files received from the NC Department of Public Instruction and other agencies for use by academic researchers. This includes writing SAS programs to read, clean, and standardize input files; linking datasets from multiple sources; creating de-identified datasets for submission to a data repository; and documenting files through technical documentation as well as user-friendly codebooks.  In collaboration with Duke and Sanford School IT administrators, manage directory access for approved data users at Duke and other institutions across the United States.  Maintain database of archived publications using NCERDC data.  Update NCERDC website and technical documentation.  Answer researchers’ questions related to data content and availability. 

Work Performed

A detailed description of functional areas and tasks follows:

  • Advanced level SAS programming.
  • Provide leadership and support in the design and use of multiple databases.
  • Analyze and evaluate programming needs.
  • Create SAS data sets from a variety of data sources, supplying them in a form that can easily be used by faculty, graduate students, statisticians, and other researchers.
  • Produce charts, graphs, figures and listings for use in presentations and reports.
  • Provide documentation of programs, inputs and outputs.
  • Produce user-friendly codebooks for data files.
  • Geo-code and use mapping software.
  • Perform database maintenance.
  • Update NCERDC website.
  • Interact with researchers regarding data provenance, structure, content, and availability.
  • Attend project-specific meetings.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. 

In addition the successful candidate will possess the following qualities/attributes:

  • Experience in SAS programming (demonstrated by a minimum of 1 year of SAS programming and management of projects involving SAS programming preferred)
  • Proficiency in use of SAS macros.
  • Experience managing databases in MS Access and MS Excel
  • Experience with ArcGIS and Centrus Geocoding software preferred
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction from supervisor
  • Ability to interact with research faculty and staff in person and electronically

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Work requires a Bachelor degree in mathematics or computer related field, or equivalent coursework or technical training.

Experience

Work requires one year of programming or analytical experience with knowledge of several computer languages, programs or systems. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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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.