Duke University, Initiative for Science & Society

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Position ID:Duke-Initiative for Science & Society-LAWPD [#16449, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Science Policy
Appl Deadline:2020/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/06/15, finished 2020/07/28)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

POST DOCTORAL LAW SCHOLAR The Duke Initiative for Science & Society seeks a highly motivated and collaborative postdoctoral research fellow to work with Professor Farahany beginning July 1, 2020.

The postdoctoral fellowship is intended for individuals with a PhD or a law degree (JD) who are interested in ethical and legal implication of use of biometrics data (and particularly DNA), by immigration authorities, law enforcement, and courts for identification.

Work will include: 50% time on an NIH grant studying the intersection of immigration law, DNA collection and biometrics; 25% time as managing editor of the Journal of Law & the Biosciences; 25% time as project manager for a Bass Connections project on Immigration and Biometric Policy.

The position is NIH funded, paying its post-doc rate of $52,700 plus benefits.

Required Qualifications - A doctoral degree or equivalent in law or related fields (including law, health policy, science policy) - Prior qualitative research experience - Exceptional written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications - Prior interest/experience in DNA and/or biometric data - Prior interest/experience in survey methodology and analysis - Prior interest/experience in immigration law/policy - Written and spoken Spanish language skills - One-year commitment (with opportunities to extend as mutually desired)

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:
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Further Info:
https://scienceandsociety.duke.edu
email
919-668-0793
 
Box 90222
Durham, NC 27708

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