Professor / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Duke Kunshan University seeks applications for a faculty position (rank open) in the area of electrical and computer engineering. The position is expected to start as early as spring 2019. Duke Kunshan University has recently established the Institute of Applied Physical Sciences and Engineering (iAPSE) and the Data Science Research Center (DSRC) with strong research programs in several emerging areas, including image processing and computer vision, speech recognition and natural language processing, smart manufacturing, autonomous driving, business data analysis, etc. Duke Kunshan University is expected to launch a Master of Engineering Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering in fall 2019 – students fulfilling the degree requirement will receive a Duke University degree.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering, computer science or relevant fields. Candidates must have strong technical backgrounds in professional software development and testing in C/C++ and are familiar with professional development tools such as Linux, emacs, git, gcc, make, valgrind, gdb, etc. Experience of postdoctoral training and/or industrial research is highly desirable. Candidates must demonstrate a strong ability to conduct outstanding independent research and show promise for excellent teaching and mentoring. Candidates, whose research and teaching are interdisciplinary and connected to the educational programs and research institutes/centers at Duke Kunshan University, 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 at least three references. There materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. The application address is https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11263. The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations may be sent to email@example.com . Use “ECE Faculty” as the subject line. 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. Its campus is located 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, which is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train and a subway-light rail train system. Duke Kunshan University currently has 15 undergraduate majors, 4 master’s programs and 10 research institutes/centers. 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 the global 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.