Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment invites applications for a Professor of the Practice in Environmental Innovation and Entrepreneurship (EI&E). The mission of the Nicholas School is to create knowledge and leaders of consequence for a sustainable future. We plan to launch a new, multi-faceted program in EI&E to foster entrepreneurial and leadership skills - skills needed to develop and apply creative new approaches to tackle pressing environmental problems - in the next generation of environmental professionals.
Professor of the Practice in Environmental Innovation and Entrepreneurship (EI&E)
JOB DESCRIPTION: The successful candidate will assume the Directorship of this program, and lead the development of a certificate program in EI&E, advance student internship opportunities related to EI&E, and oversee an incubator fund to seed promising student start-up ideas. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with Nicholas School and other faculty across the university to realize the vision of Duke's newly announced interdisciplinary initiative in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: We are looking for a dynamic and entrepreneurial individual who shares our vision, and has a passion for education. Candidates should have a doctorate or other terminal degree, experience in an environmentally-related field, and broad entrepreneurial expertise. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and/or mentoring experience in academic settings.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested individuals should send a single pdf document, which includes a curriculum vitae, statement of interest, and names of three references to:
Laura J. Turcotte
EI&E Search Committee
Nicholas School of the Environment
Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and the Nicholas School strongly encourages applications from members of under-represented populations.