Faculty Position (Rank Open) in Medical Physics

Duke Kunshan University seeks applicants for a faculty position (rank open) in the area of Medical Physics/Informatics to start as early as fall 2022. Duke Kunshan University currently has a master’s program in Medical Physics, and is building up its instructional and research capabilities in the areas of medical physics and medical informatics, which will be broadened to include new frontiers in medical physics such as AI applications in medical physics and health care.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in an appropriate field at the time of application. Postdoctoral research/training experience in either therapeutic or imaging physics or both with an equivalent professional certification in one of medical physics specialties by American Board of Radiology or equivalent is highly desirable. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to conduct outstanding independent research, be an excellent teacher (or show promise for excellent teaching and mentoring), and be capable of doing community outreach/professional services. Senior candidates with strong leadership skills in managing a graduate program are highly preferred. Fluency in Chinese is preferred, but is not mandatory. Candidates whose research and/or teaching are interdisciplinary centered on Medical Physics are strongly encouraged to apply.

We request from all applicants a curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, and professional and community service/outreach records. 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/18434. 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” as the subject line. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled. Duke Kunshan University provides excellent compensation, benefits and start-up packages, which are comparable to those of U.S. institutions.

About Duke Kunshan University

Duke Kunshan University is a Sino-American partnership between Duke University in the United States and Wuhan University in China to create a world-class liberal arts and research university, offering a range of academic programs for students from China and throughout the world. A non-profit, joint-venture institution, Duke Kunshan University was granted accreditation approval by China’s Ministry of Education in September 2013 and welcomed its inaugural class of students in August 2014.

With the goal of spearheading the future of higher education, Duke Kunshan University is influenced and informed by both American and Chinese traditions of higher education. The shared vision of Duke University and Wuhan University is that Duke Kunshan will help address the changing needs of global higher education, and that Duke Kunshan University will pursue academic excellence and integrity and apply classroom knowledge in service to society. As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, Duke Kunshan University welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to this global learning environment.