Duke University, Classical Studies

Position ID:Duke-Classics-POSTDOCTORA [#25043, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Director of the Civil Discourse Initiative
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Civic Engagement
Philosophy and Politics
Appl Deadline:2023/06/29 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2023/06/22, listed until 2023/12/22)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Director of the Civil Discourse Initiative in The Transformative Ideas Program at Duke University The Transformative Ideas Program has approval to hire a postdoctoral research fellow for the 2023-2024 Academic Year. The successful candidate will support the Director of the Transformative Ideas Program, Jed Atkins, and Duke faculty in the teaching and administration of Fall 2023 course, “The Good Life: Religion, Philosophy and Life’s Ultimate Concerns.” They will teach a course of their own design in the Spring 2024. In addition, they will work with the Director, Executive Director, Student Fellows Director, and Program Staff to implement civil discourse into TI’s curricular and co-curricular programming, including building and scaling the Transformative Ideas “Civil Discourse” Living-Learning Community. The fellow will receive an additional salary commensurate to the work (a maximum of 20 hours per week during the semester and one month over the summer, June through August).The remaining time will be devoted to their own research agenda. They will be expected to regularly attend the Transformative Ideas-Civil Discourse Project’s work-in-progress seminar and be eligible to receive research support through the CDP. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in ethics, religion, and politics and the ability to teach a course on civil discourse that explores identity in America based on class, race, gender, and religion.

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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Department of Classical Studies
Room 233B, Allen Building
421 Chapel Drive
Box 90103
Durham, NC 27708-0103