Duke University, Initiative for Science & Society

2781 15403
Position ID:Duke-Initiative for Science & Society-ADEP [#15403, 1549]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Science Policy
Appl Deadline:2019/11/13help popup* finished (2019/11/06, finished 2020/05/17, listed until 2019/11/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Occupational Summary 
Duke Science & Society is seeking an Instructor with the working title of Assistant Director of Education Programs. This person will teach both graduate and undergraduate courses and administer undergraduate and graduate educational programs within Science & Society. 

Work Performed
As a faculty member within Science & Society, you will teach 2 courses per year. You will be expected to teach one course in the Spring semester of 2020. Beginning in Fall 2020, you will teach 2 courses per year, which will be listed in Science & Society and cross-listed by affiliated programs, as applicable. These courses will be determined by the Director of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society based the curricular needs of Science & Society and on your interests. 

The ADEP provides leadership and oversees administrative operations for all academic programs within Duke Initiative for Science & Society: the MA in Bioethics & Science Policy, Huang Fellows Program, Science & Society Undergraduate Certificate Program, and the Science & the Public FOCUS cluster. The ADEP advises our Master’s in Bioethics & Science Policy students. He/she tracks student programmatic requirements, manages student records, course schedules, maintains a database of student information, and provides reports on this information. He/she updates course catalogs and bulletins. The ADEP manages Master’s student internships, and acts as a liaison between practicum host, academic advisors and the students. He/she conducts internship evaluation. This position plans and coordinates Master’s student final exams.  

The ADEP serves as the administrative lead of all aspects of the Huang Fellows Program, now in its fifth year. This position is the administrative lead for the execution of Huang Fellowship events and programs, working in concert with offices throughout the University. This position leads program promotion, applications, and candidate selection. He/she designs and executes the summer fellowship and yearlong program curriculum. He/she serves as program lead for student assignments, such as student essays, podcasts, and science kits. The position oversees lab placements, communicates with principle investigators, and ensures that the Fellows maintain program requirements. The ADEP also provides staff direction for the Huang Fellows annual symposium, led by students. The ADEP produces a quarterly report to S&S Management regarding Huang program activities, progress against objectives, and expenses to date. This position evaluates program effectiveness and offers recommendations for additions and/or improvements. This position designs, manages and executes the Huang Fellows Mentorship Program. He/she supervises the design, planning and implementation of the Huang Fellows Program Annual Symposium.  

The ADEP serves the point person for faculty and for students enrolled in Science & Society education programs, including the Masters in Bioethics & Science Policy, the Science & Society undergraduate Certificate, and FOCUS cluster. This position provides the primary liaison with other graduate and undergraduate departments to coordinate courses and program business. The ADEP may supervise and manages other program staff and student workers who administer curricular and extracurricular programming.

Job Qualifications Education/Training 
- Work requires teaching, analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a PhD or JD. 
 - Work requires 3 years of experience in teaching, program administration or involving academic, instructional, or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate, and implement a variety of program activities and events, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.  

• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Exceptional organizational capabilities and detail orientation 
• Ability to provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting standards and monitoring performance.
• Skills using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions to problems. 
• Skills evaluating program performance, summarizing findings, communicating results, and forming an action plan. 
• Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources. 

Duke University 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 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.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Box 90222
Durham, NC 27708

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