Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy

Position ID:Duke-Sanford School of Public Policy-ECONSR21 [#19475]
Position Title: Tenured or Tenure-track Professor in Public Policy and Economics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Public Policy / Economic Inequality, Economics
Appl Deadline:2021/10/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/08, finished 2022/03/04, listed until 2021/11/15)
Position Description:    

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

The Sanford School of Public Policy is seeking to hire an economist at the senior level with a preference for candidates who can be hired at the full professor rank. The search is open to an economist with expertise in the broad area of the economics of inequality. We welcome applications from researchers from all fields in economics, including stratification economics. Applicants are encouraged whose research is devoted to inequality across social groups, especially at the intersection of race, ethnicity, and gender, with an emphasis on implications for policy. 

All applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching and advising. We value applications from individuals with a record of entrepreneurial research projects, a strong interest in and experience with policy engagement, experience with innovative classroom teaching strategies, and commitment to inclusivity and equity in research, teaching, and institution wide engagement. The candidate will teach in any of Duke Sanford School’s core existing programs and will be involved with expanding and building new professional offerings. 

The Sanford School includes a full-time faculty of almost 70 and offers an undergraduate major, three Masters’ degree programs, and a robust Ph.D, program. More information on the Sanford School can be found at https://sanford.duke.edu/about-us. The Sanford School also houses several Centers and Initiatives across topical areas related to health, the environment, media and journalism, social policy, and national security among others, offering faculty opportunities for policy engagement and research support. The city of Durham is rated as a top 10 place to live in the U.S., with a blend of city-offerings yet near both mountains and the sea, proximity via airport to nearly all major destinations, and is part of the broader vibrant North Carolina Research Triangle intellectual community. 

Applicants should submit a letter that includes a brief overview of the applicant's program of research, a CV, digital copies or links for up to three papers or articles that best exemplify their work on policy issues, and names of three individuals who can serve as references. Applications will be treated confidentially and should be submitted via the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19475.
Applications received by October 30, 2021 will be assured full consideration. 

Self-inquiries and nominations of candidates are encouraged and should be submitted to William Darity, Search Committee Chair, at william.darity@duke.edu, or 919-613-7336. Other committee members include Kate Bundorf, Lisa Gennetian and Norbert Wilson. 

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. 

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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Further Info:
Sanford School of Public Policy
Box 90239
Durham, NC 27708