Emilia Chiscop-Head
Emilia Chiscop-Head


We post job openings here and on the Duke HR website. We also share internships and opportunities and the intersection of science and society.

Job Openings in Science & Society

Director of the Center on Science, Technology, Policy, & Society

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of a new Center for Science, Technology, Policy, & Society at the Duke Initiative for Science & Society in conjunction with the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke. The Center Director will lead the Center located within the Duke Initiative for Science & Society, with an emphasis on advocating for and contributing to activities that focus on the intersection of science and policy, as well as science and societal interest.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a four-page statement illustrating the relevance of their background to the mission and goals of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society Center for Science, Technology, Policy, & Society. In addition, the statement should include an overview of the applicant’s specific expertise as it relates to the Center’s portfolio, as well as strategic leadership experience directing a complex organization with multiple staff. We will review all applications beginning immediately.

Applications are due no later than December 31, 2018. If we think you might be a good fit for the role, we will contact you regarding next steps. More Info & Apply


Postdoctoral Law Scholar – DNA, Biometrics, and Immigration Policy

The Duke Initiative for Science & Society seeks a highly motivated and collaborative postdoctoral law scholar to join an interdisciplinary Laboratory (the Farahany Science, Law, and Policy Laboratory- SLAP Lab), which conducts research on the legal, ethical, and policy issues arising from developments in genomics, neuroscience, and novel technologies (artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and more) at Duke University, led by Nita Farahany, JD, PhD, in the Duke Initiative for Science & Society and Duke Law School. Learn More & Apply


Genomics, Biometrics, & Identity Data Tech

The Duke Initiative for Science and Society research team on Genomics, Biometrics, and Identity is seeking a full-time Data Tech to assist in research and project implementation. The team is researching ethics and policy for the use of genetic information in migration, human trafficking, and missing persons. . Learn More & Apply



Internships, Fellowships & Other Opportunities

For the most up to date internships, fellowships, and career opportunities in bioethics & science policy, visit the SciPol jobs board.

The Diverse Voices in Science Journalism Internship at Science

The program is designed for individuals with a deep commitment to extending the reach of science journalism into communities where there is currently limited participation. Apply by 2/1/2019

The Journal of Science Policy & Governance and National Science Policy Network (NSPN) announces international policy writing competition for student organizations

The objective of the competition is to provide a collective challenge that catalyzes the engagement of student-run science policy organizations with local, state, federal and global policy issues at the intersection of science, technology, and innovation. More Info