Duke Kunshan University

Position ID:DukeKunshanUniv-19FSSBEHAVIORALSCIENCE [#14463]
Position Title: Faculty Positions (rank open) in Behavioral Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Kunshan, Suzhou 215316, China [map]
Subject Areas: Behavior
Decision Sciences
Psychology
Environmental / Environment
Health (more...)
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2019/09/04)
Position Description:    

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) invites applications for multiple faculty positions in a new major in Behavioral Science. We seek candidates from Psychology and Neuroscience, Economics, Public Policy, Political Science, and Sociology who study and teach about interactions among individual differences, institutions (e.g. governmental policies, business, environment), group memberships and identity, and cultural and societal norms. Areas include but are not limited to behavioral and neuro economics, psychology (developmental, social, clinical, neuroscience, industrial/organizational), organizational sociology, public policy, law and society, regulation and governance, game theory, decision making, and political psychology. Sample topics include but are not limited to voting behavior, legal decision making, how diversity shapes group dynamics, cross-cultural differences in perception and decision making, designing laws and public policies in ways that enhance compliance, and the ethical questions that underlay using behavioral science in the public and private sector.

These positions are open with regard to rank including tenured, tenure track and non-tenure track. Mid-career and senior faculty are especially encouraged to apply.  In order to meet Chinese visa requirements, prior to the position start date international (non-Chinese) candidates must have worked full-time for at least two years (including post-doctoral work) after receiving their Bachelor’s degree. 

DKU is a collaborative partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/).  Our campus provides an innovative, interdisciplinary undergraduate liberal arts experience to a student body that will number 2000 students and 150+ faculty, with an acceptance rate of <8% and a student body represented by over 40 countries. We also offer a series of Master’s level graduate programs. The DKU pedagogical model draws on the best of Duke’s educational experience and resources to reimagine undergraduate instruction on an intimate campus setting.  

Similar to the best liberal arts colleges in the United States, DKU values dedication to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment, as well as a strong commitment to successful scholarly engagement and research. This includes research with undergraduate students.  As a whole, the Duke Kunshan faculty will have strong commitments to teaching and research, and outstanding quality in both areas will be highly valued. 

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in an appropriate field. Applicants should provide a cover letter including a clear statement of the candidate’s specific interest in DKU, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement, as well as the names and contact information for three references. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online: http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14463 . The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the positions may be sent to social-science-search@dukekunshan.edu.cn using “Behavioral Science” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by October 15, 2019; we will accept applications until the positions are filled.  

The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, and is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train. DKU provides internationally competitive compensation, housing allowance, child education benefits (for applicable faculty positions), and a discretionary fund or start-up package.   

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


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Duke Kunshan University | 昆山杜克大学
中国江苏省昆山市杜克大道8号 邮编:215316
No. 8 Duke Avenue, Kunshan, Jiangsu, China 215316

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