Lecturer in the Sanford School of Public Policy

Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
North Carolina, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Dec 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University seeks applicants for a non-tenure track position of Lecturer beginning July 1, 2022. The Lecturer will focus on teaching core courses in public policy analysis and methodologies used by social science practitioners, primarily at the undergraduate level. Candidates must have a PhD in Public Policy, Political Science, Economics or a policy-relevant discipline; at least four years post-PhD experience; and excellent teaching references at the college or university level. We seek applicants who have an applied policy focus in their teaching, research, and/or other professional activities; excellent writing skills; an ability to teach large introductory classes, and successfully train and mentor teaching assistants and writing coaches; and whose primary interest is teaching and mentoring students.

The Sanford School includes a full-time faculty of almost 70 and offers an undergraduate major, four 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 Sanford School houses several interdisciplinary research centers and offers degree-related programs and opportunities in Washington, China, Scotland, London, and Geneva. More information on the Sanford School can be found at https://sanford.duke.edu.

A cover letter, CV, and teaching statement (including discussion of approach and experience, plus a summary of classes taught) should be included in the application. These materials should be submitted via the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20686

Applications submitted by January 15, 2022, will be guaranteed full consideration. For further information, contact Cory Krupp, search committee chair, at cory.krupp@duke.edu

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.

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