Employment Opportunities

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.

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.

Staff Positions - To apply, visit the “Careers” tab on the Duke HR website at https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply. (Updated May 17, 2018)

  • Director, Career & Professional Development
    The Nicholas School of the Environment (NSOE) is accepting applications for a Director of Career and Professional Development to lead a comprehensive and integrated center under the umbrella of the career and professional development center (CPDC). The Director will lead the vision and strategy for career services, professional development, and executive education; leveraging the synergies across these functions for a cohesive and integrated center to support our master’s degree students and alumni (Master of Environmental Management, Master of Forestry) and executive education programming.

    To see full job description and to apply, see requisition #401420644

  • NSEE Program and Teaching Assistant
    The Nicholas School Executive Education (NSEE) Program seeks an enthusiastic, organized assistant with Chinese language and cultural skills for approximately 20 hours/week assistance with a special project (contingent upon funding). It is anticipated to be available June 1, 2018 through October 1, 2018. The position is open to current Duke students; non-Duke students or applicants interested in the position will be considered for hire through Duke’s Temporary Agency.  The position is not eligible for benefits.

    The position will assist the NSEE Program with a non-degree environmental professional workshop for environmental and engineering professionals from one or more renewable energy companies in China. The position will assist with coordinating logistical details, course preparation, and serving as a cultural liaison between Duke and course participants.

    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): serving as a liaison representing NSEE in interactions with course participants/group leaders and also with visiting lecturers; scheduling meetings; updating and communicating event details such as transport, hotels, catering.  Additionally, candidate may also facilitate approximately 5 hours/week of study sessions related to international business, renewable energy, or related topics.  Other duties related to event management may be assigned as needed.

    Ideal candidates are fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, organized, outgoing, and efficient. Good communication skills, time management, and ability to work independently are required. Experience in the following areas is helpful, but not required: business and the environment, innovation and entrepreneurship, start-up business planning, communication and presentation skills for non-English speakers, writing and report composition skills for non-English speakers.

    Candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to execed@nicholas.duke.edu. Position will be open until filled.

  • Associate Dean of Communications and Marketing

    Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment in Durham, NC seeks an accomplished Associate Dean of Communications and Marketing (ADCM) with at least 10 years of combined educational and on the job experience working in a complex environment. The ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages and to disseminate it to key audiences through the best distribution channels is critical. The ADCM will be a leader with a strong vision for unifying the School’s communication function.

    The ADCM is responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership of a program of engagement with internal and external constituencies including media and targeted publics, prospective and existing students, alumni, donors and peer institutions to ensure that the Nicholas School, with its campuses in Durham and Beaufort NC,  is viewed as the primary source, disseminator and conduit of knowledge related to environmental education and research. S/he will lead a staff of six and is the primary adviser to the dean, faculty and staff on communication and marketing strategy and implementation.

    The position is a part of the senior administrative team of the Nicholas School of the Environment reporting to the COO/Sr. Associate Dean for Administration and Finance and has significant engagement with the Dean and other leaders of the School and the University. A commitment to diversity and inclusion and the ability to create a welcoming engaging environment for people of all backgrounds as a leader is necessary.

    Position requires communication, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a master’s degree in communications, business, marketing or a related field.Minimum six years of experience as a marketing/communications manager and administrator with responsibility for a wide range of process, project, policy, budgetary and supervisory responsibilities within an organization required. Demonstrated experience in communications and marketing preferably with substantial experience in these roles in a higher education organization. Evidence of a highly collaborative style and experience developing and implementing communications strategies is required.

           To see full job description and to apply, see requisition # 401449949

  • Research Tech I

    The Clark Lab is seeking a full-time field crew member for a temporary position starting as early as May 28th, 2018 and continuing through September, 2018.   Duties include:

    * Establishing long-term forest monitoring plots
    * Performing basic tree identification and measurements
    * Identifying and counting seeds collected from seed rain traps
    * Entering data into spreadsheets using Excel

    To see full job description and to apply, see requisition #401414820

 

    Research Positions – Applications are accepted through:  Academic Jobs Online

    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.

    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.