Duke Kunshan University Faculty Recruitment
1. About Duke Kunshan University
Duke Kunshan University is a collaborative partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/), approved of establishment by the Ministry of Education of the Peoples Republic of China in 2013. 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. The DKU pedagogical model draws on the best of Duke’s educational experience and resources to reimagine undergraduate instruction on an intimate campus setting (https://undergrad.dukekunshan.edu.cn/en/undergrad). We also offer a series of Master’s level graduate programs (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/en/graduate-admissions-china).
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.
DKU provides internationally competitive compensation, housing allowance, child education benefits (for applicable faculty positions), and a discretionary fund or start-up package.
The priority application deadline is Oct.15th, 2019, and applications submitted later will continue to be reviewed on a rolling basis.
More information is available in the faculty position description below.
2. Faculty Position Description
Natural and Applied Sciences Faculty Positions
Social Sciences Faculty Positions
3. Application Materials Required
• Curriculum Vitae
• Research Statement
• Teaching Statement
• Cover Letter including a clear statement of the candidate’s specific interest in DKU
• Three Reference Letters
And anything else requested in the position description.
All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online (Please check the link of submission in the respective position description)
Email: Please check the respective position description
Cell: + 86 188 6169 1543
Duke Kunshan University
No. 8 Duke Avenue, Kunshan, Jiangsu, China 215316