Postdoctoral Fellow for Health Policy and System

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

Position Overview

The Duke Kunshan University and Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) seek to hire a full-time postdoctoral research fellow to work at an innovative Global Health Research Center established by Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. The Global Health Research Center is a new interdisciplinary program tied closely to health priorities and challenges in China and other Asian countries, and currently focuses on four research areas: health policy and systems, global environmental health, non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs) and emerging infectious diseases.

Duke Kunshan University is a 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 15-minute high-speed train. In addition to a global health and other research centers, Duke Kunshan University offers several graduate degrees and undergraduate programs. For more info, visit http://www.dukekunshan.edu.cn.

DGHI is one of seven interdisciplinary University Institutes at Duke University in Durham, NC. Its mission is to undertake and coordinate global health education and training, research, and policy related programs involving many disciplines throughout the university, including the medical center. For more information on DGHI, please see http://globalhealth.duke.edu/.

This position is based in Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province, China.

The postdoctoral position is to support the health policy and system research program of the GHRC to undertake quality research. This position is also seen as means to train young researchers working in this area of importance to health system reform in China and the region.