Duke University, Samuel DuBois Cook Center On Social Equity

Position ID:Duke University-Samuel DuBois Cook Center On Social Equity-ARAD [#21922]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27705, United States
Subject Area: Race and Inequality Studies
Appl Deadline:2022/06/21 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/06/13, finished 2022/06/28, listed until 2022/06/30)
Position Description:    

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

Associate in Research-This is a one-year appointment

Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity and the Hank and Billye Suber Aaron Young Scholars Summer Research Institute


The Associate in Research is responsible for assisting with education related research and in the development and implementation of marketing and dissemination materials to support major initiatives and projects for the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University.  Specific duties include but are not limited to the conceptualization and design of websites and content to populate the website.  The Associate in Research will also oversee the Cook Center’s social media platforms.  The Associate in Research will also support the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Collaborations development, planning and coordination of all Cook Center special events.  The position will also assist with the Hank and Billye Suber Aaron Young Scholars Summer Research Institute.

 Work Performed

 The Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity’s Hank and Billye Suber Aaron Young Scholars Summer Research Institute is a three-week educational enrichment program that provides high school students enrolled in Durham Public Schools (DPS) in Durham, North Carolina, with training to enhance their writing, research, and presentation skills. The program’s focus is on the development of students’ research, writing, presentation, and critical-inquiry skills around issues of social justice. Students design and prepare original research presentations, posters, and papers focused on policy issues that affect inequality. Program material is selected by the teaching faculty in collaboration with Cook-Center scholars, focusing on various inequalities and their intersections.


This position will also be the point person for media and marketing activities at the Center, including but not limited to design and updating the website, Duke University Events Calendar, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and Facebook and Instagram accounts. This position will also assist with special events, conferences and workshops related to the Cook Center’s research and education agenda.

 Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed but is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of this position.

 Required Qualifications at this Level Education/Training

 Master’s degree in education or related discipline. Experience Work requires 1 years’  experience in K-12 education or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.


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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Further Info:
Campus Box 104407
Durham, NC 27708