Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy - NRR

Position ID:Duke-SSPP-NRR-MIDPADJ [#14082, DCID]
Position Title: Adjunct Instructor Managing Operations
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Policy
Appl Deadline:2019/07/26 (posted 2019/07/19, listed until 2019/07/26)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Adjunct Instructor Position for Managing Operations in the Development Context 
 Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) Program 

Duke Center for International Development/ MIDP Program The Duke Center for International Development (DCID), a unit within Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, advances international development policy and practice through interdisciplinary approaches to post-graduate education, mid-career training, international advising and research. Its faculty and staff continuously strive to create programs that meet the specific needs of each client and student. At DCID, faculty, staff, and students are driven by a shared vision: development that promotes peace and prosperity for all people. 

DCID offers a Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) graduate degree; intensive international Executive Education programs for senior development managers; and short- and long-term advising in public finance and development management. DCID also hosts one of six centers worldwide - the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center and maintains close collaborations with the World Bank, USAID and other international and bilateral agencies as well as with consulting firms, foundations, universities, NGOs, and national governments. The MIDP targets globally diverse and qualified mid-career professionals from the public sector, civil society and those interested in changing careers. As mentioned, the program strives to enhance the knowledge and skills of mid-career professionals primarily from low-income and middle-income countries. 

The MIDP also educates those from high-income countries who plan to dedicate their lives to sustainable international development that focuses on peace and prosperity for all. 90% - 95% of MIDP’s student population is international students. Students have at least 5 years of professional, development-related experience. The average number of years of work experience is 13. 

Today, DCID is represented around the world by an alumni base of over 6,000 individuals from more than 130 countries. DCID’s teaching, advising and training initiatives are contributing in a real and positive way to sustainable development in countries around the world. 

Adjunct Instructor Position 
The Duke Center for International Development is seeking applicants for adjunct instructor position for Managing Operations in the Development Context in the Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) Program. This non-regular-rank, non-tenure-track position is intended to bring qualified practitioners to the MIDP classroom to provide students with knowledge about management of development programs and projects, and to build students’ skills in applying knowledge to real-world circumstances. Candidates must have a post-baccalaureate degree or experience/expertise commensurate with an advanced degree. Specifically, candidates should have experience in the development world and be able to teach graduate course related to development programs management. Preferred candidates will have university teaching experience, a strong commitment to working with students in the classroom and on projects, and high personal motivation and responsibility toward maintaining the integrity of the learning environment and process. 

The Adjunct Instructor will:
  • Teach partial-semester or full-semester graduate level course(s) 
  • Prepare syllabus that includes course objectives, readings and assignments
  • Grade assignments and provide written and verbal feedback on a timely basis
  • Respond to student questions and issues related to the class; hold office hours 
  • Distribute MIDP required course evaluations to students at the end of the semester 
  • Provide final course grades within the University required timeframe 
  • Use Duke University email address for course/Duke related correspondence 
  • Follow Duke University parking regulations 
  • Abide by Duke professional standards, including Duke's Harassment Policies and the Consensual Relationship Policy
  • Protect the confidentiality, privacy, and security of student, staff, business, and other confidential, sensitive, electronic or proprietary information of Duke University from any source and in any form (spoken, paper, electronic, etc.) that is created, accessed, used, or disclosed

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. 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 expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Further Info:
Duke University
201 Science Drive
Box 90239
Durham, NC 27708

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