Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy - NRR

Position ID:Duke-SSPP-NRR-AGS [#13550, Lecturer]
Position Title: Adjunct Lecturer
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Policy
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/04/09, finished 2019/12/22, listed until 2019/06/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Adjunct Lecturer - Part time, 10 hours per week

Duke Program in American Grand Strategy (AGS)

Occupational Summary 
This position will be responsible for the development, delivery, and management of one undergraduate course on Intelligence Studies during the academic spring semester of 2020 at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.

Background Info 
The AGS program seeks to create the next generation of leaders through interactive learning opportunities. Such opportunities include direct interaction with senior policy-makers, crisis simulations, staff rides, and a captstone one-semester course. This position is responsible contributing to the AGS mission by delivering a “feeder” course to interested students (sophomore and junior undergraduates) who demonstrate interest in the capstone course or an interest, more broadly, in the intelligence or national security fields.

Work Performed 
A detailed description of functional areas and tasks follows: 

Course Responsibilities
  •  Develop Curriculum (readings, syllabus, guest speakers, writing requirements, examinations)
  •  Coordinate course scheduling, course approval, and cross-listing through the Sanford registrar
  •  Load course content on Sakai Learning Management System and employ Sakai for course management 
  •  Identify and schedule guest lecturers for class interaction, as necessary 
  •  Schedule and hold office hours for student access
  •  Generate interim and final grades as required
  • 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. 

Individual must have at least a master’s degree and formal professional training in the field of intelligence (collection, analysis, or program management). 

Work requires ten years of experience in the intelligence field along with teaching experience at the university level. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.

In addition, the successful candidate will possess the following qualities/attributes: 
  • Capacity to interact well with undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and guest lecturers 
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in intelligence history and studies
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills 
  • Solid understanding of information technologies • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Willingness to work with a wide variety of people
  • The ability to work with varying degrees of management oversight, both independently and closely supervised

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 aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Duke University
Box 90204
Durham, NC 27708

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