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Tulane University

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Director of the Murphy Institute

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464718
Date Posted: 02/07/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Director of the Murphy Institute
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: H -- Public Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Tulane University, one of the nation’s most prestigious research institutions, seeks a visionary leader and innovator to serve as Director of the Murphy Institute. As one of the leading academic and research units of its kind in the country, the Murphy Institute is home to faculty, students, and scholars from a variety of disciplines who are grappling with the fundamental economic, moral, and political problems of our time. Established in 1980, the mission of the Murphy Institute is to educate students; to support and advance the finest applied research in public policy, public affairs, civic engagement; and to inspire and inform all of its constituencies through its programs, scholarship, instruction, and events with the objective of advancing human prosperity and well-being. Well-known for its stellar undergraduate program in political economy, the Institute is also home to the Center for Ethics and Public Affairs, and the Center for Public Policy Research. Tulane seeks a Director who will harness the Institute’s distinguished history to create a vision and way forward for the Institute that maintains its core mission while keeping pace with the needs of an evolving, world-class University, city, and globe.

Tulane University has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist the Director of the Murphy Institute Search Committee in its identification and review of candidates. Nominations and applications, including – as individual attachments – a cover letter and a resume, should be submitted online:

Kate Barry, Partner
David Ferguson, Associate
Isaacson, Miller
263 Summer Street, 7th Floor Boston, MA 02210

Tulane is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and actively works to enhance its diversity.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2020