Jul 30, 2018

Pritzker Professor of Public Policy

  • Duke University
  • Durham, NC, USA
Full time Public Policy

Job Description



Pritzker Professor of Public Policy

in the Sanford School of Public Policy



The Sanford School of Public Policy and the Duke Center for Child and Family Policy invite applications for the Pritzker Professor of Public Policy. This position will carry tenure at the Sanford School at Duke University at the rank of associate or full professor and is endowed by the J. B. and M. K. Pritzker Family Foundation. We seek a leading scholar in early child development and public policy.


We anticipate that the successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field such as economics, psychology, public health, public policy, or sociology, with active externally funded projects. The successful candidate will join the Center’s initiative in early childhood policy, with current active programs of research on topics such as the impact of early poverty on life course development, government nutrition subsidies, pre-kindergarten learning, infant home-visiting policies, and early education and childcare.


The Sanford School includes a full-time faculty of almost 70 and offers an undergraduate major, three masters programs, and a Ph.D. program. More information on the Sanford School can be found at www.sanford.duke.edu. Information about the Center for Child and Family Policy can be found at www.childandfamilypolicy.duke.edu.


Applicants should submit a letter that includes a brief overview of the applicant’s program of research and a cv: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11515.  Applications will be treated confidentially. Applications received by September 15, 2018, will be assured full consideration.


Self-inquiries and nominations of candidates are encouraged and should be submitted to Anna Gassman-Pines, Search Committee Chair, at agassman.pines@duke.edu, or 919-613-7301.


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Duke University


Sanford School of Public Policy/Center for Child and Family Policy

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