Open Rank: Social Sciences | Duke Kunshan University

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Kunshan, China

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) invites applications for faculty positions (rank open) in the social sciences (political science, public policy, economics, sociology, psychology & neuroscience, and cultural anthropology). Pending accreditation approval, DKU will launch an innovative, integrated and interdisciplinary liberal arts undergraduate program leading to both Duke and DKU degrees Students interested in social sciences will be immersed in integrated core courses including decision making under uncertainty and foundational questions in social sciences, as well as a common set of university-wide courses on China, global challenges, and ethics. Areas of study in the social sciences include, but are not limited to, Political Economy, Institutions and Governance, Social Movements and Cultures, China and US Studies, Ethics and Leadership, Global Health, Environmental Science and Cognitive Science. Faculty will have the unique opportunity to pioneer, lead and implement an interdisciplinary and integrated social science curriculum and to conduct research in the related fields. These positions may start as early as Fall 2017 to begin preparation for the launch.