Duke Kunshan University

Position ID:DukeKunshanUniv-23FSSIMEPENVIRPUBPOL [#25838]
Position Title: Open Rank Faculty Position in Environmental Public Policy
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Kunshan, Suzhou 215316, China [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Public Policy / climate,energy,environmental policy, Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy, urban economic development and smart cities
Environmental Policy
Appl Deadline:2023/10/27 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/20, listed until 2024/03/20)
Position Description:    

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) invites applications for a faculty position in environmental public policy to begin in the academic year 2024-2025.  The successful candidate will be appointed jointly in DKU’s undergraduate program and related graduate program, the International Master of Environmental Policy.  We seek candidates with strong quantitative skills. Teaching a graduate course entitled “Statistics and Program Evaluation” is required of the successful candidate. Candidates employing computational methods in their research are especially encouraged to apply. This call is open with regard to rank, including tenured and tenure track positions. 

 

In order to meet Chinese visa requirements, prior to the position start date international (non-Chinese) candidates must have worked full-time (work experience obtained while studying full-time is not considered as full-time work experience) for at least two years in a relevant area (including post-doctoral work) after receiving their Bachelor’s degree, or begin their appointment at DKU within 12 months of obtaining their master’s degree/Ph.D. and without having work experience between graduation date on master’s degree diploma/Ph.D. diploma and position start date.  


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 and robustly 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 60 countries. We also offer a discrete number 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 a relevant field. Research experience at a postdoctoral level (or greater) and teaching experience are desirable, as is experience working in an interdisciplinary setting. Applicants should provide a cover letter including a clear statement of the candidate’s specific interest in DKU, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three reference letters. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/25838. 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 the subject “Environmental Public Policy” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by October 27, 2023; 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 and a subway-light rail train system. DKU provides internationally competitive compensation, housing allowance, child education benefits (for applicable faculty positions), and a discretionary fund or start-up package. 

 


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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