Associate/Assistant/Full Professor in Medical Physics

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

Faculty Position in Medical Physics

Duke Kunshan University seeks applicants for a faculty position (rank open) in the area of Medical Physics to start as early as fall 2017. Duke Kunshan University currently has a masters program in Medical Physics, and is building its research capabilities in the area of medical physics.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in an appropriate field at the time of application.

The position is open to individuals with expertise in either therapeutic or imaging physics with priority given to candidates having completed at least postdoctoral research training.  Professional certification in medical physics by the American Board of Radiology is not required but 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 focused in Medical Physics are strongly encouraged to apply.

We request from all applicants a curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted. All these materials should be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline.org. The application address is https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7883. The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the position may be sent to med-physics-search@dukekunshan.edu.cn. Use “Medical Physics Search” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2016 and applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is 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. 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.

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