Office of the Provost, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-ProvostOffice-LAWSCHOOLDEAN [#9617]
Position Title: Dean, Duke University School of Law
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Law
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/08/28, finished 2018/01/23, listed until 2017/11/30)
Position Description:    

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Duke University and Duke Law School are seeking a highly respected legal intellectual and dynamic leader to serve as Dean. The Dean of the Law School is the chief academic and administrative officer of the School, leads the School in fulfilling its mission, and reports to the Provost. Successful candidates should be an intellectual leader among the faculty, expected to have the highest aspirations in faculty hiring and retention; an effective fund-raiser; an energetic, and conscientious administrator broadly familiar with issues in higher education and in legal education in particular; a persuasive advocate for the Law School and its core teaching, research, and service mission in the context of the University’s strategic commitment to internationalization, interdisciplinarity, and knowledge in the service of society; a strong proponent for a diverse faculty and student body; a collaborator with fellow Deans, the President and Provost in promoting University priorities; both a consensus builder as well as a decision maker, and a preeminent University citizen. A complete position description is available at Applications and nominations, as well as requests pertaining to the search process, should be sent to the confidential mailbox: or Applications should include a current CV; nominations should include contact information for the candidate (if known).

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 also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Contact: Susan Booth
Email: email
Postal Mail:
Susan Booth, Program Coordinator
Office of the Provost
Duke University
Box 90005
Durham, NC 27708
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