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Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health (Health Policy and Systems), Duke Kunshan University

The Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) and Duke Kunshan University (DKU) seek to hire one full-time postdoctoral fellow to work at an innovative Global Health Research Center (GHRC) established by DKU in Kunshan, China. The DKU GHRC is an interdisciplinary program tied closely to health priorities and challenges in China and other Asian countries, and initially focuses on three research areas: health policy and systems, chronic diseases, and global environmental health. The postdoctoral fellow will work in the area of health policy and systems. The fellow is expected to undertake research applied to China and other Asian countries under the supervision of senior faculty from DKU and DGHI, and to contribute to the MSc-Global Health education program at DKU.

Duke Kunshan University is a partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China. The DKU campus, expected to open in fall 2014, is located 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, which is connected to Shanghai via a high-speed train. In addition to a global health and other research centers, DKU plans to offer several graduate degrees and undergraduate programs. For more information on DKU, please see https://dku.edu.cn/en.

Candidates for the position should have a related doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D. in health economics, an applied microeconomics field, or health services research, Pharm. D., MD) awarded after 2012, and have research experience. Review of applications will be begin on March 20, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, including a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, 2-3 sample publications, and three reference letters, should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3840. Questions may be addressed to chee.ruey.hsieh@duke.edu.

DGHI is one of seven interdisciplinary University Institutes at Duke University in Durham, NC. Its mission is to undertake and coordinate global health education and training, research, and policy related programs involving many disciplines throughout the university, including the medical center. For more information on the Duke Global Health Institute, please see http://globalhealth.duke.edu/.

Duke University and Duke Kunshan University are equal opportunity employers.