JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Durham, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Pratt School of Engineering and the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University (Durham, NC) invite applications for an Executive in Residence to lead and manage the new collaborative DESIGN Climate Program. This program aims to confront the climate crisis by deploying interdisciplinary teams of students and faculty to create highly innovative and sustainable climate solutions that can lead to dramatic reduction in green-house gas emissions and help societal stakeholders adapt to the effects of climate change. We strongly support an inclusive environment that is committed to being antiracist as well as the diversification of our faculty and staff ranks.
The major responsibilities of this position will be to
(1) establish and grow the DESIGN Climate program;
(2) serve as the thought leader and academic director of the program;
(3) work collaboratively with the scholarly community at Duke and cultivate user-facing partnerships with industry and communities.
Please see offical application posting for more detailed information.
Desired Educational Preparation:
The ideal candidate would have a master’s (or PhD) degree or commensurate industry experience and expertise in design, engineering, climate and sustainability science, or a related discipline.
This position is expected to be full time. Executive in Residence is a non-regular rank faculty position within the Nicholas School of the Environment and Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University.
The Nicholas School of the Environment creates knowledge through basic, applied, and multidisciplinary research in the relevant physical, life, and social sciences designed to expand our understanding of the Earth and its environment. The Pratt School of Engineering’s mission is to provide a rigorous engineering education for both undergraduate and graduate students, enabling them to lead productive, rewarding and ethical lives for the betterment of society. To achieve these missions, Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging.
Information about Duke Engineering’s and Duke Nicholas School of the Environment’s diversity, inclusion, and antiracist work can be found at and , respectively.
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.
- External Application URL and Instructions Below