DUKE KUNSHAN UNIVERSITY (DKU)

Assistant/Associate Professor/Full Professor - Environmental Health

Location
Kunshan, (CN)
Posted
08 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professor/Full Professor (rank open)
Position Type:    Other
Position Location:    Kunshan, Suzhou 215316, China [map]
Subject Areas:     Environmental Health
Health Policy and Health Services Research/Health Economics
Appl Deadline:    2018/12/09 

Position Description:

Duke Kunshan University seeks applications for two faculty positions (rank open). Positions could be in the area of Environmental Health or Health Systems and Policy/Health Economics. The positions are expected to start approximately in the fall of 2019. Under the umbrella of Duke University, we currently offer an MSc Degree in Global Health. Duke Kunshan University also has a well-established Global Health Research Center with four research programs in Environmental Health, NCDs, Health Systems and Policy, and Emerging Infectious Diseases. The Center also serves as a research hub of the Asia-Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policy under the WHO.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of application in an appropriate field. Postdoctoral research/training experience is highly desirable. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to conduct outstanding independent research and be an excellent teacher (or show promise for excellent teaching and mentoring). Candidates, whose research and/or teaching are interdisciplinary and connect to environmental health, health economics, and/or health systems and policy, are strongly encouraged to apply.

We request from all applicants a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and the name and contact information for three references. There materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. The application address is https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12293. The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations may be sent to global-health-search@dukekunshan.edu.cn. Use “Global Health” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by December 9, 2018, and applications will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled. 

Duke Kunshan University is a Sino-US partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China. The Duke Kunshan University campus is located 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, which is connected to Shanghai via a 19-minute high-speed train and a subway-light rail train system. Duke Kunshan University currently has an active Global Health Research Center and a newly established environmental research center, and offers master degree programs in global health, medical physics, management studies and environmental policy, and an undergraduate global learning semester program. We have launched the four-year undergraduate degree program in Fall 2018. Duke Kunshan University provides excellent compensation, benefits and start-up packages, which are comparable to those of U.S. institutions.

As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, Duke Kunshan University welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world, who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to this global learning and research environment. Duke Kunshan University particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.