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Faculty Openings

Professor of the Practice in Cybersecurity

Steed Family Professorship of the Practice in Cybersecurity: Duke University.  The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University invites applications for the inaugural Steed Family Professorship of the Practice in Cybersecurity. This search is for a professional with a national or international reputation and visibility, who can provide thought leadership through teaching, research, and public engagement on pressing issues of cybersecurity in the context of broader global and national security.  The ideal candidate will also have experience and/or demonstrated interest in building a program at Duke in cybersecurity.

Professors of the Practice need not have a PhD, but the ideal candidates for this position will likely have significant professional experience beyond a post-graduate degree.

The Sanford School includes a full-time faculty of almost 70 and offers an undergraduate major, three masters programs, and a Ph.D. program. Current faculty members have degrees in a variety of disciplines including: demography, economics, history, law, medicine, philosophy, political science, psychology/social psychology, public policy, public health/health policy, and sociology. The School houses several interdisciplinary research centers, and offers degree-related programs and opportunities in Washington, China, Scotland, India, London and Geneva. More information on the Sanford School can be found at www.sanford.duke.edu.
 
Candidates should submit a letter of application that traces their professional experience and makes it clear why they would be interested in joining the Sanford School of Public Policy. The letter, along with a CV and the names of three references, should be submitted via the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12187.   Any questions can be directed to Professor Philip Napoli, Chair, Steed Professorship in Cybersecurity Search, at philip.napoli@duke.edu.

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Applications submitted by November 16, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.
 
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Professor of the Practice in Public Policy Analysis

Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy is seeking to hire a Professor of the Practice or Associate Professor of the Practice. Professors of the Practice are regular-rank faculty members in the Sanford School and participate fully in the life of the school.  Primary responsibilities include teaching and mentoring students in the field of public policy analysis, focusing on the School’s two-year professional Master’s of Public Policy (MPP) program, as well as participation in faculty governance and leadership within the school. As part of a faculty team, the successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses that focus on policy analysis, writing and communication for policy audiences, and the practice of working for real-world clients, stakeholders, and policymakers. The successful candidate will also teach elective courses in their areas of interest and expertise.

Qualifications: Candidates should have significant professional experience and accomplishments relevant to one or more important public policy issues and be familiar with the basic techniques, concepts, and theories of public policy analysis and application. Relevant experience could be in public service, or in a leadership role in a nonprofit organization or a business. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in domestic social policy or national security.  A graduate degree in public policy, public administration, law, management or related field is required.  

The Sanford School includes a full-time faculty of almost 70 and offers an undergraduate major, three master’s programs, and a Ph.D. program. Current faculty members have degrees in a variety of disciplines including: demography, economics, history, law, medicine, philosophy, political science, psychology/social psychology, public policy, public health/health policy, and sociology. The School houses several interdisciplinary research centers, and offers degree-related programs and opportunities in Washington, China, Scotland, India, London and Geneva. More information on the Sanford School can be found at www.sanford.duke.edu.

Applications: Candidates should provide a current CV, a list of 3 references, a cover letter describing their background and preparation for the position (particularly their readiness and commitment to teach policy analysis), and thoughts about professional education for public service. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and any application received by 16 November 2018 will be guaranteed full consideration.

Applications should be submitted to Prof. Ken Rogerson via the following website:  https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12147.

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Tenured or Tenure-track Professor in Public Policy and Economics

Economist in social policy to be a tenured or tenure-track professor of Public Policy in the Sanford School of Public Policy.

The Sanford School of Public Policy invites applications for a position 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 social 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 Labor Economics, Public Economics, and Urban Economics and whose research examines pressing issues of social policy, such as crime and punishment, education, employment, ethnic and racial disparities, housing, immigration, income inequality, and the effects of public policies in general on social problems.

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 on social policy issues. Applications will be treated confidentially and should be submitted via the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12149.  Applications received by November 15, 2018, will be assured full consideration.

Self-inquiries and nominations of candidates are encouraged and should be submitted to Charles Clotfelter, Search Committee Chair, at charles.clotfelter@duke.edu, or 919-613-7361.

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Staff Openings

Director, Development, (Duke Title)

Director of Development and Alumni Relations (Sanford Title)

Requisition #:  401500502

The Director of Development & Alumni Relations is charged with providing strategic direction, inspirational leadership and oversight for the School’s individual giving programs and alumni engagement activities. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Development & Alumni Relations (DAR), and serving with the Director of Advancement Services as a member of the leadership team, the Director will work to promote the educational, research, and financial priorities identified by the Dean and senior administration and to develop fundraising and alumni engagement strategies and programs that will capture the attention of the Sanford School’s alumni, parents and friends in ways that align with larger institutional goals. The Director will lead a team of two professionals (including the assistant director of alumni relations and a major gifts officer). With regard to fundraising functions, the Director serves as deputy to the Associate Dean and represents him/her and the office to senior academic and development administrators within the University and the School and to external constituencies.  

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Associate Director, Development, (Duke Title)

Associate Director of Development and Alumni Relations (Sanford Title)

Requisition #:  401503619

The Associate Director of Development & Alumni Relations will focus on the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of alumni, parents, and friends of the University to support the financial priorities of the Sanford School. In addition, the Associate Director will work collaboratively with the DAR team to develop and implement alumni engagement strategies and programs that will capture the attention of the School’s alumni in ways that align with larger institutional goals.

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Research Aide, Senior (Duke Title)

Elementary School Data Collector (Sanford Title)

Requisition #: 401461061

Participate in a variety of duties data collection duties for a research study in elementary schools with ESL and classroom teachers.  Responsibilities include managing student assessments and conducting classroom observations.  Must be able to work school hours which are typically 7:30 to 3:00 PM.  Must have own transportation (reimbursement for mileage).  Initial appointment through June 2019 with the possibility of renewal the following September.  No work during the summer.

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Research Aide, Senior (Duke Title)

Research Aide, Senior (Sanford Title)

Requisition #: 401508647

This position will explain the consenting process, schedule and conduct home- and community-based interviews with parents and children in English and Spanish, as applicable, including the collection of biological samples. S/he will develop and implement practices for retaining families. Maintain detailed and accurate records of all family interactions, including attempts to schedule and data collection.   Attend and contribute to project meetings and other meetings held at the Center for Child and Family Policy as appropriate.  Prepare a variety of reports for data management, including assisting Research Project Manager in data cleaning from US.  Assist in the compilation and distribution of reports related to research findings.

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Program Coordinator, Senior (Duke & Sanford Title)

Requisition #: 401512490

This position will assist with planning and oversight of the implementation of 15 externally-funded research projects of Professor Ken Dodge.  Oversee the preparation of complex reports and diversified budgets for his research projects.  Work closely with the grant manager on various aspects of submissions and awards. Manage 50 research staff members, including reviewing their vacation requests, assist with annual performance reviews, office space, and other personnel matters.  Make sure that each of 50 employees is paid on appropriate grant fund codes by reviewing activities monthly.

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Career Service Specialist, Senior (Duke & Sanford Title)

Requisition#: 401518740

Sanford Title:  Career Service Specialist, Senior

This position will provide career advising and professional development events for students in both the Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) and the Master of Public Policy (MPP) programs at the Sanford School. The staff member will work in a team with the Career Services and MIDP Staff to provide effective career support to Sanford students. S/he will collaborate with the MIDP staff and faculty to serve the MIDP students.

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