Duke University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: Duke-OPT [#14383]
Position Title: Open Rank Search in Optimization and Related Fields
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Optimization and related fields
Application Deadline: 2019/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/10, finished 2020/06/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Computational and Mathematical Sciences Community at Duke University in Durham, NC invites applications for a tenure­-track or tenured position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level to begin July 1, 2020 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 on the candidate’s background and interests including: the departments of Mathematics; Statistical Science; Computer Science; the Pratt School of Engineering, or the Fuqua School of Business. Joint appointments are also possible.

Candidates from all specialties in optimization, broadly defined, are encouraged to apply. That includes candidates in related fields with a strong optimization component including control, game theory, operation research, statistics, machine learning, calculus of variation, numerical analysis and scientific computing.

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

Application materials should be submitted online at www.mathjobs.org (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 www.mathjobs.org.

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: appts@math.duke.edu; Departmental home page: www.math.duke.edu

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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