Duke University, Pratt Masters Programs

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Position ID:Duke-GSF-EIRIEE [#21858]
Position Title: Executive in Residence- Institute for Enterprise Engineering Design Thinking Director
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Engineering / Design Engineering
Appl Deadline: deleted (posted 2022/05/31, listed until 2022/11/30)
Position Description:    

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

The Institute for Enterprise Engineering in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University (Durham, NC) invites applications for an Executive Director to lead and manage its Master of Engineering degree track focused on Design Thinking and Technological Innovation.  The appointment is expected to be an Executive in Residence although other faculty categories will be considered depending on applicant qualifications.

The major responsibilities of this position will be to (1) to be the Academic Director of the Master of Engineering in Design Thinking and Technological Innovation and (2) teach two courses per year. In this role, you will be expected to:

  • Enhance and oversee a world-class interdisciplinary academic program.
  • Collaborate across program, institute, department, and school boundaries.
  • Identify and hire innovative faculty to teach the curriculum.
  • Develop and deliver innovative and applied, problem-based courses.
  • Maintain an industry-relevant curriculum through regular industry interaction.
  • Support the development of co-curricular activities for students.
  • Promote the program to external constituencies.
  • Direct student recruiting and student admissions process.
  • Collaborate with our career center to ensure robust hiring of the graduates.
  • Engage with industry leaders through seminars, an advisory board, and project experiences.

Preferred candidates would have design thinking/design experience in either an academic, government or corporate setting. The ideal candidate would also have a master’s degree or commensurate industry experience/expertise in Design, Engineering, or a related discipline; as well as, teaching/course development experience. Existing industry relationships in the Design Thinking space are highly desirable. This position is expected to be full time, but other levels of commitment may be considered. 

We seek a faculty member who is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community that fosters excellence in teaching and the full student experience. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae or resume, cover letter, and a list of the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail contacts of three references. Applications must be submitted electronically through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21858

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:
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Further Info:
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