Duke University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: Duke-HARBEN [#13071]
Position Title: Griffiths Assistant Research Professor
Position Location: Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/11/15 finished (2018/11/02, finished 2019/05/19, listed until 2019/02/28)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Applications are invited for a Griffiths Assistant Research Professor in Mathematics. Candidates should have completed a doctorate in mathematics, statistics, electrical engineering, or computer science, as of January 1st, 2019 and show definite promise in research and teaching. This position will be fully funded by a grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, so teaching will not be required, but will potentially be available if desired.

The appointment is for two years and may be renewed for a third year, beginning on January 1st, 2019, or later.

Candidates interested in working with Prof. John Harer and/or Prof. Paul Bendich are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates who are interested in the application of topology and/or geometry to data analysis, with a particular focus on problems in multi-modal data analysis or data fusion, are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, vitae, research statement describing current and past research, and teaching statement. The applicant should request at least four letters of recommendation, including one that evaluates the applicant's teaching. These letters should be uploaded, by their authors, at mathjobs.org or sent to the Duke University Department of Mathematics.

Applicants are encouraged to submit all of their materials electronically at this site. If necessary, applicants may mail their materials to: Appointments Committee Department of Mathematics Duke University Box 90320 Durham, NC 27708-­0320

Applications received by November 15, 2018 will be guaranteed full consideration; early application is advisable.

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harrassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harrassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, 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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
117 Physics Building
120 Science Drive
Box 90320
Durham, NC 27708

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