DUKE KUNSHAN UNIVERSITY (DKU)

Assistant/Associate Professor in Global Public Health

Location
China (CN)
Posted
31 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Duke Kunshan University seeks applications for a faculty position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor in the area of global public health. The positions are expected to start approximately as early as the fall of 2017. 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 teaching are interdisciplinary and connect to global public health 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/8795. 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 March 15, 2017 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 masters degree programs in global health, medical physics, management studies and environmental policy, and an undergraduate global learning semester program. DKU is also launching an innovative, integrated and interdisciplinary liberal arts undergraduate degree program. 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.