Duke Kunshan University

Position ID:DukeKunshanUniv-MPFACULTY [#10628]
Position Title: faculty position (rank open) in Medical Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Kunshan, Suzhou 215316, China [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Medical Physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2017/12/13, finished 2018/12/16, listed until 2018/06/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

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Duke Kunshan University seeks applicants for a faculty position (rank open) in the area of Medical Physics to start as early as August 2018. Duke Kunshan University currently has a masters program in Medical Physics, and is building its research and industrial and clinical collaborations 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 may be interested in blended careers that have an academic component and a component in industry or clinical healthcare, and the university will consider such arrangements. 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 Academic Jobs Online. The application address is https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10628. 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 March 1, 2018 and applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.  


DKU is a partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/).* 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 competitive compensation, benefits and start-up packages.

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.


*Duke Kunshan University is accredited by the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People’s Republic of China. Duke University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) in the United States to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctorate degrees. Duke Kunshan University is not accredited by SACSCOC and the accreditation of Duke University does not extend to or include Duke Kunshan University or its students. Further, although Duke University agrees to accept certain course work from Duke Kunshan University to be applied toward an award from Duke University, that course work may not be accepted by other colleges or universities in transfer, even if it appears on a transcript from Duke University. The decision to accept course work in transfer from any institution is made by the institution considering the acceptance of credits or course work.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
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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