Duke University, The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke

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Position ID:Duke-KIE-RA [#18415, JF27]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Type:Fellowship or award
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Ethics
Appl Deadline:2021/04/12 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/04/05, finished 2021/04/16, listed until 2021/04/12)
Position Description:    

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

Stephen and Janet Bear Post Baccalaureate Fellowship in Ethics The Bear Fellowship enables recent Duke graduates to use their passion to shape new and existing work and outreach of the Kenan Institute for Ethics. This unique opportunity allows for exploration of meaningful career paths and fosters interdisciplinary thought and productive problem-solving across disciplines.

The Fellow is responsible for shaping new and existing work and outreach at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, including working with a team to support a range of student and community programs including:

•Student facing programs including Project Change pre-orientation program, Team Kenan, the Ethics and Global Citizenship Living Learning Community, FOUCS, as well as a range of projects related to Purpose.

•Community-facing programs including Ethics of Now, Project Citizen, etc.

•Family events and student outreach opportunities including Parent’s weekend, graduation, majors fair, student activities fair, etc.

•Tracking efforts to evaluate and recommend improvements for student representation and access, particularly for first gen, low income, BIPOC or other underrepresented students at Duke.

•Supporting student facing social media.

An important aspect of the Bear fellowship is the opportunity to develop projects in a specific area of interest. The Fellow will work with a supervisor to curate a plan for this work. This one-year fellowship, renewable for a second year, is for Duke graduates who have completed their baccalaureate degree within the last 3 years.

Preferred Background - Demonstrated commitment to community-based work and familiarity with KIE focal areas and programs, such as new comer communities/global migration/immigration issues.

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.

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