Department of Mathematics, Duke University

Position ID: Duke-PROB [#12551]
Position Title: Open Rank Search in Probability and Related Fields
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Probability and related fields
Application Deadline: 2018/12/01 (posted 2018/09/16, listed until 2019/03/16)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Probability Community at Duke University in Durham, NC invites applications for a tenure­-track position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level to begin July 1, 2019 or later. 

Candidates must have exceptional research achievements and evidence of high-quality teaching. The successful candidate could be appointed in a number of different units or departments, depending on university resources and  the candidate’s background and interests, including: the departments of Mathematics; Statistical Science; or Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Fuqua School of Business. Joint appointments are also possible.

Candidates from all specialties in probability are encouraged to apply, as well those in related fields including high dimensional probability and Machine Learning, Data Assimilation, analysis and applications of Markov Chain Monte Carlo and other sampling algorithms, Information Theory and Statistical Mechanics.

Duke University seeks to build a diverse faculty: women and under­represented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application materials should be submitted online at (these materials can also be mailed to the USPS address below). The application materials are (a) a cover letter; (b) a curriculum vitae; (c) a research statement; and (d) a teaching statement. The applicant should request at least four letters of recommendation, one of which must evaluate teaching. The letters of recommendation should be submitted online, by their authors, at

Applications received by December 1st will be guaranteed consideration. Since evaluation will be done on a rolling basis, early application is encouraged, but evaluation may continue past January until the positions is filled.

Mailing (USPS) address: Appointments Committee Department of Mathematics Box 90320 Duke University Durham, NC 27708-­0320.

E­mail inquiries to:; Departmental home page:

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:
Appointments Committee
Department of Mathematics
Duke Box 90320
Durham, NC 27708-0320

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