Employment

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ASSOCIATE IN RESEARCH

Professor Lisa Gennetian, Duke Sanford, is seeking an Associate In Research with experience in economics, public policy or a related discipline, to conduct analyses of policies and programs that target poverty, inequality, and economic disadvantage, particularly among young children. The research associate will work closely with faculty and staff on two strains of research. The first is the Baby’s First Years study, a randomized control trial investigating the impacts of an unconditional cash transfer program on child development, subjective well-being, and economic behavior. The second line of work involves research for the Center for Research on Hispanic Families, investigating relationships between policy design and program participation among Latino families and children facing poverty and economic scarcity.

POST DOCTORAL ASSOCIATE 

Professor Lisa Gennetian, Duke Sanford, is seeking a postdoctoral research scholar in economics, public policy or a related discipline, to lead and conduct analyses of policies and programs that target poverty, inequality, and economic disadvantage, particularly among young children. The postdoc will work closely with principal investigators on two strains of research. The first is the Baby’s First Years study, a randomized control trial investigating the impacts of a monthly unconditional cash transfer program on child development, subjective well-being, and economic behavior. The second line of work involves research for the Center for Research on Hispanic Families and Children, investigating relationships between policy design and program participation among Latino families and children facing poverty and economic scarcity.

BILINGUAL RESEARCH DATA TECHNICIAN II

The Research Data Technician will work on the Get Ready Guilford Initiative (GRGI), a randomized control trial involving 800 Durham County families to assess the implementation and impact of prenatal and postnatal Community Navigation. The Research Data Technician will organize and conduct interviews in English and Spanish, analyze and interpret collected data, and perform regulatory tasks required for study compliance with Duke University Health System (DUHS) Institutional Review Board (IRB) guidelines. A successful candidate must be bilingual and speak fluent Spanish.

SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE EADS RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITIONS

The Eads Family Undergraduate Research Endowment Fund provides funding to encourage undergraduate public policy majors to become involved in faculty research projects. Many CCFP researchers have open EADS positions. Please use the link below for more information.

Note: EADS Applicants MUST be residents of North Carolina during the summer of 2024. (A resident is defined as someone sleeping,eating and making purchases in said state.) No exceptions can be made to this rule, as Duke policies dictate that EADS recipients live in NC.

SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE LEVITAN RESEARCH ASSISTANT

The BELLA (Bridge English Language Learning and Academics) Online project is looking for an undergraduate with video editing skills and interests. We are developing a new online professional development program for elementary school teachers. The BELLA program provides English as a Second Language (ESL) and classroom teachers with a framework for collaboration, skills for implementing high-impact instructional strategies, and approaches for incorporating families’ cultural wealth into the classroom. This summer we will be filming in Sanford’s studio and would like someone to edit the footage and create multiple short videos for use in our online professional learning for teachers.

This position will be part time, 20 hrs per week, for 9 weeks in May, June, July,
and/or August (May 15, 2024 - August 9, 2024). Some flexibility on the hours is possible.

Applicants MUST be residents of North Carolina during the summer of 2024. (A resident is defined as someone sleeping,eating and making purchases in said state.)

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