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Duke University is a:

  • Chronicle of Higher Education Great College to Work For
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  • Forbes Best Employer and Best Employer for Diversity

Durham, NC—our hometown—is regularly listed among the best places in the United States to live, work and raise a family.

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Equal employment and educational opportunities are provided without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Duke University also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.


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CEE—Tenure-Track Professor

Duke University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Engineering at the level of full or associate professor

Exceptional applicants to be recruited at the Assistant Professor level will also be considered. Candidates from all sub-disciplines of environmental engineering are encouraged, including those who combine experimental research activities with information and/or computational sciences. Applicants in all areas of environmental science & engineering will be considered, inclusive of those in environmental exposure science, global health, environmental resource/materials development and recovery, and data analytic applications for the environmental microbiological-, chemical-, and geo-sciences.

We seek candidates with a vision of collaboration and relevance for their research and teaching that is international and cross-disciplinary. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in engineering or a related field such as environmental science, chemistry, biology, environmental health, and environmental data science. Candidates must be committed to building a diverse and inclusive community to foster excellence in research and teaching. We welcome applications from women and members of minority groups as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching mission.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and the contact information of three references. Application materials must be submitted electronically via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13908.

Questions regarding this position may be directed by email to Professor Helen Hsu-Kim, Search Committee Chair (hsukim@duke.edu).

Information on Duke’s Environmental Engineering program can be found at http://www.cee.duke.edu/. Full consideration will be given to applications received by September 16, 2019, and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

About Duke

Duke University is rated as one of the world's top research universities and the Environmental Engineering program is ranked among the top 10 in the United States.

Members of the Duke Environmental Engineering community closely coordinate research and educational initiatives within Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering as well as other university academic units such as Duke’s Medical School, Trinity School of Arts & Science, and the Nicholas School of the Environment. Additional major interdisciplinary initiatives include the Duke Global Health Institute, the Rhodes Information Initiative at Duke, an NSF training program on Integrative Bioinformatics for Investigating and Engineering Microbiomes, the Duke University Superfund Research Center, and the Duke Center for Environmental Exposomics.

The university is located in Durham, North Carolina and in the Research Triangle Region, both of which are frequently ranked among the best places in the country to live and work. Duke and the many other universities in the area offer a wealth of education and employment opportunities for spouses and families.

Duke University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

ECE—Assistant Professor

Duke University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor.

We encourage applications in all areas of computer engineering with special interest in security and privacy, distributed systems and networking, as well as mobile and embedded systems. Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering, computer science, or related discipline. Where appropriate, hiring and recruitment will be coordinated with the Department of Computer Science.

A successful candidate must have a solid disciplinary research foundation and demonstrate promise in teaching. Moreover, candidates must be committed to building a diverse and inclusive community to foster excellence in research and teaching. We welcome applications from women and members of minority groups as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching mission.

Durham, Chapel Hill, and the Research Triangle of North Carolina are frequently ranked among the best places in the country to live and work. Duke and the many other universities in the area offer a wealth of education and employment opportunities for spouses and families.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should submit their materials (cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, research statement, teaching statement, three publications, three reference letters) electronically through Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12536.

For full consideration, applications and references should be received by December 31, 2018.

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ECE—Duke Kunshan University

Duke Kunshan University seeks applications for a faculty position (rank open) in the area of electrical and computer engineering.

The position is expected to start as early as spring 2019. Duke Kunshan University has recently established the Institute of Applied Physical Sciences and Engineering (iAPSE) and the Data Science Research Center (DSRC) with strong research programs in several emerging areas, including image processing and computer vision, speech recognition and natural language processing, smart manufacturing, autonomous driving, business data analysis, etc. Duke Kunshan University is expected to launch a Master of Engineering Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering in fall 2019 – students fulfilling the degree requirement will receive a Duke University degree.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering, computer science or relevant fields. Candidates must have strong technical backgrounds in professional software development and testing in C/C++ and are familiar with professional development tools such as Linux, emacs, git, gcc, make, valgrind, gdb, etc. Experience of postdoctoral training and/or industrial research is highly desirable. Candidates must demonstrate a strong ability to conduct outstanding independent research and show promise for excellent teaching and mentoring. Candidates, whose research and teaching are interdisciplinary and connected to the educational programs and research institutes/centers at Duke Kunshan University, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Duke Kunshan University is a Sino-US partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China. Its campus is located 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, which is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train and a subway-light rail train system. Duke Kunshan University currently has 15 undergraduate majors, 4 master's programs and 10 research institutes/centers. Duke Kunshan University provides excellent compensation, benefits and start-up packages, which are comparable to those of U.S. institutions.

As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, Duke Kunshan University welcomes outstanding faculty from the global world, who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to this global learning and research environment. Duke Kunshan University particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.

How to Apply

We request from all applicants a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and the name and contact information for at least three references. There materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online.

The application address is https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11263

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How to Nominate

The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations may be sent to ece-search@dukekunshan.edu.cn. Use "ECE Faculty" as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by October 15, 2018 and applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

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