Duke University, Initiative for Science & Society

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Position ID:Duke-Initiative for Science & Society-SRPOLASSOC [#15950, 2439]
Position Title: Senior Policy Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Tech Policy
Appl Deadline:2020/09/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/07/22, updated 2020/02/03)
Position Description:    

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Senior Policy Associate for the Duke Center on Science & Technology Policy

Advances in science and technology are transforming our lives. With this transformation come challenging policy issues that are on the front page of the news media and discussed by policymakers around the world. The Duke Center on Science & Technology Policy brings together policymakers, academics, non-profits, and industry to explore these policy challenges and translate them into innovative policy solutions.

Occupational Summary

The successful candidate will lead policy initiatives for Duke Center on Science & Technology Policy on issues ranging from political advertising to antitrust to emerging technologies.

Work Performed • Lead individual policy development projects on pressing topics in science and technology policy, such as antitrust, free expression, law enforcement and national security, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, health, and the future of work. • Develop and execute policy engagement strategy for individual policy development projects. • Contribute to development and execution of the strategic vision for the Center. • Execute Center operations and programs. • Contribute to communications strategy and execution. • Research, develop, and apply for funding opportunities. • Develop course offerings in science and technology policy. • Build relationships with the science and technology community globally, nationally, and in North Carolina.

Required Experience

This opportunity requires 5 years of experience in science and technology policy at the international, federal, regional, and/or state level. A degree higher than a master’s degree or significant technical expertise may substitute for two years of experience.

Required Skills

The successful candidate will possess knowledge and expertise in policy development in science and/or technology, management, organizational and interpersonal skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills. A demonstrated track record in fundraising is preferred.


Master’s degree in science, engineering, law, policy or a field directly related to the position. PhD or JD preferred.

How to apply

Apply via the Duke Careers website: http://hr.duke.edu/careers, Senior Policy Associate, Science & Society, Requisition 54323, by submitting your resume and cover letter.

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.

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Contact: Madeline Liddicoat, 919-668-0793
Email: email
Postal Mail:
Duke Science & Society
Box 90222
Durham, NC 27708
Web Page: https://scienceandsociety.duke.edu/engage/duke-center-for-science-and-technology-policy/

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