Department of Mathematics, Duke University

Position ID: Duke-VAPJM [#9240]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2017/08/01
Application Deadline: 2016/12/20 filled (posted 2016/09/21, updated 2016/09/19, listed until 2017/09/01)
Position Description:    

Applications are invited for a Visiting Research Professor in Mathematics. Candidates should have completed a doctorate as of August 1, 2017 and show definite promise in research and teaching. The teaching load will typically be one course each semester, so that the appointee will have ample time for research. The exact load will depend on the candidates background and conditions at the time of employment.

The appointment is for two years and may be renewed for a third year, beginning on August 1st, 2017, or later. Duke University seeks to build a diverse faculty: women and under-­represented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Candidates interested in working with Prof. Jonathan Mattingly or with a background in stochastic dynamical systems, PDEs, SPDEs, stochastic analysis, statistical mechanics, random algorithms and analysis of statistical and sampling methods are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants are asked to submit (a) an AMS standard coversheet; (b) cover letter; (c) a vita; (d) a research statement describing current and past research; and (e) a 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 or sent to the Duke University Department of Mathematics by early January. Each applicant is also requested to provide the name(s) of one or more members of the faculty of the Department of Mathematics at Duke who are working in the applicant's general area of research and interests.

The AMS Standard Cover Sheet should be completed online at Applicants are encouraged to submit all of their materials electronically at this site. Applicants who do not have internet access may mail their materials to: Appointments Committee Department of Mathematics, Box 90320, Duke University Durham, NC 27708-­0320

Applications received by December 20, 2016 will be guaranteed full consideration; early application is advisable.

Duke University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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

Further Info:
Appointments Committee
Department of Mathematics
Box 90320 Duke University
Durham, NC 27708

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