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Lab Instructor for Undergraduate Data and Computation Science Courses

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Duke Kunshan University

Job Description

Position Overview:

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) is seeking applications for 4 open positions as Instructors for Teaching Labs at its interdisciplinary liberal arts Undergraduate Program (UG). This is a position focusing on a teaching mission, with one in Biology, one in Chemistry, one in Physics and one in Data and Computation Science. Successful candidates will be supporting course instructions of laboratory sessions in the UG Division of Natural and Applied Sciences (DNAS). Lab Instructors will receive mentoring in teaching that prepares them well for future career development.

Duke Kunshan University is a partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of

Kunshan, China. DKU located in Kunshan China, about 30 km from Shanghai. DKU offers a series of graduate degree programs and launches its undergraduate degree program in 2018. Our campus provides an innovative, interdisciplinary undergraduate liberal arts experience to a student body that will number 2000 students and 150+ faculty, with a student body represented by over 40 countries. The Instructors for Teaching Labs will play an important role in delivering integrated and interdisciplinary teaching for the new UG program. Review of applications will begin July 5, 2020 for hiring for the fall semester, 2020. For more information and instructions for application for positions, please visit: http://www.dukekunshan.edu.cn.

Reports to:

Chair of Division of Natural and Applied Sciences

Essential Duties:

♦ Support lab instructions under supervision of the course instructors, to support science courses on the DKU campus in China.

♦ Teach the lab within the context of the course, and provide a constant presence in labs.

♦ Introduce lab activities when appropriate.

♦ Help with lab set up and take down.

♦ Ensure the students understand the issues of experimental design, error in measurement, data analysis, and control treatments or conditions.

♦ Ensure safe lab practices.

♦ Monitor students use of lab notebooks.

♦ Assist with grading lab notebooks when requested.

♦ Perform other duties as assigned.

♦ University employees job responsibilities will continue to expand in scope and depth as the University grows in size and complexity in its programs.

Required Qualifications:

♦ Candidates must hold a M.S. or Ph.D. Degree in an appropriate field. Teaching experience is desirable, as is experience working in labs in an international setting.

♦ Willing to work in a multidisciplinary and intercultural environment.

♦ Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, and fluency in Chinese is preferred.

♦ Good organizational skills and knowledge of applicable rules, regulations and procedures.

♦ Strong communication skills and ability to work within a team environment.

How to Apply:

Please be advised the salary is commensurate with experience.

Application Process: submit English resume, a letter of Interest, and arrange 2-3 recommendation letters sent by referees directly to DKUrecruitment@dukekunshan.edu.cn .

Please note: DKU will ONLY accept applications received through DKUrecruitment@dukekunshan.edu.cn , applications sent by other means will NOT be considered.