Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy - NRR

Position ID:Duke-SSPP-NRR-WRITING [#21982, 1565]
Position Title: Assistant Writing Instructor
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Policy
Appl Deadline:2022/07/05 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/06/28, listed until 2022/07/05)
Position Description:    

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Duke University
Masters of Public Policy
Assistant Writing Instructor
Public Policy 155 (Introduction to Policy Analysis) 

The Assistant Writing Instructor will assist with the delivery of the Public Policy 155 course (Introduction to Policy Analysis). PubPol 155 is a gateway course that introduces future leaders to the study of Public Policy through an overview of the political and social context in which public policy is made, the common obstacles to good decision-making, and several methodologies used in the field of Public Policy. Students learn to apply these concepts to real-world issues through a series of case-study-driven memos and assignments that introduce enduring problems, landmark policies, and contemporary issues in a topical concentration of their choice. The course enrolls students at any level (freshmen to seniors) and is designed for both prospective public policy majors and non-majors with a general interest in public policy. The course will have approximately 130 students enrolled in fall 2022. 

The Assistant Writing Instructor will be expected to: 
  • Provide clear and timely feedback to policy memo assignments. 
  • Offer office hours for one-on-one conferences 
  • Attend meetings with PubPol 155 team (Professor, Head TA, and lead writing consultant) when needed 
  • Work closely with lead writing consultant Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and prior experience as a writing instructor at the college level
Requirements of the position: Bachelor's degree and prior experience as a writing instructor at the college level.
Time commitment: Approximately 180 hours total, over the course of the fall 2022 semester

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:
Duke University
Box 90243
178 Rubenstein Hall
Durham, NC 27708