Data Science Professorship, Work in Computer Science with DUKE KUNSHAN UNIVERSITY (DKU)

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) invites applications for several faculty positions in data science, computer science, or related disciplines to begin in the 2023-2024 academic year or earlier. Potential areas of interest include, but are not limited to, cloud computing, databases, natural language processing (NLP), cybersecurity, human-computer interaction, and embedded systems. This call is open based on rank, including tenured, tenure-track, and non-tenure-track positions.

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

In order to meet Chinese visa requirements, before the start date of the position, international (non-Chinese) applicants must have worked full-time (work experience obtained during their full-time studies is not considered as a full-time work experience) for at least two years in a relevant field (including post-doctoral work) after obtaining their bachelor’s degree, or begin their appointment at DKU within 12 months of obtaining their master’s / doctorate . and without having work experience between the date of obtaining the master’s / doctorate degree. start date of degree and position.

DKU is a collaborative partnership between Duke University, Wuhan University, and the Municipality of Kunshan, China ( Our campus offers an innovative and solidly interdisciplinary undergraduate liberal arts experience to a student body that will number 2000 students and over 150 faculty, with an acceptance rate of

Similar to top 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 academic engagement and research. This includes research with undergraduate students. Overall, the faculty at Duke Kunshan will have strong commitments to teaching and research, and outstanding quality in both areas will be highly valued.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a relevant field. Research experience at postdoctoral (or higher) level 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 the DKU, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three reference letters. All documents must be submitted via Academic Jobs Online: The search committee also invites and encourages nomination letters for potential candidates. Applications and questions about positions can be sent to [email protected] using “DCS Search” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received before October 15, 2022; we will accept applications until positions are filled.

The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan and is connected to Shanghai by an 18-minute high-speed train and light rail system. DKU offers internationally competitive compensation, a housing allowance, education allowances for children (for applicable faculty positions), and a discretionary fund or start-up package.

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