Virginia Tech University, Mathematics

Position ID: VirginiaTech-AP1 [#18806, 518011]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Stochastic Differential Equations and Analysis
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, United States [map]
Subject Area: Stochastic Differential Equations or other areas of Stochastic Analysis
Application Deadline: 2021/11/29 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/28, finished 2022/06/04, listed until 2022/04/28)
Position Description:    

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Virginia Tech Department of Mathematics Faculty Position in Stochastic Differential Equations and Analysis

The Virginia Tech Department of Mathematics anticipates a tenure-track opening in Stochastic Differential Equations or other areas of Stochastic Analysis with a start date of August 10, 2022, at our Blacksburg, VA, campus. The successful candidate will have a strong background in the analysis of stochastic, random, or ergodic systems, or closely related areas. Possible specialties include, but are not limited to, functional analysis, geometric analysis, harmonic analysis, stochastic analysis, stochastic ordinary differential equations, stochastic partial differential equations, theory of partial differential equations, dynamical systems, mathematical physics, or applications of at least one of these areas. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary research, curriculum development, and/or outreach initiatives with other members of the Virginia Tech faculty.

Appointment as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics is anticipated, but exceptional senior candidates will be considered for positions of Associate Professor of Mathematics or Professor of Mathematics.

Job requirements include a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field at the time of appointment and an active research program, or, for new Ph.D.’s, strong promise for developing an active research program. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a distinguished research program and to provide effective instruction and advising to a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students. Additional responsibilities include: continuing development of professional capabilities and scholarly activities, including travel to attend conferences and meetings; curriculum development; participation in department, college, and university governance; and professional service. Position requires occasional travel to attend conferences and meetings.

The Mathematics Department is committed to building an inclusive community of mathematical scientists through programs and activities that are woven into the department’s research, teaching, and outreach efforts. Our commitment is illustrated by programs such as our: Broadening Engagement and Participation in Undergraduate Research; Mathematics: Opportunities in Research and Education; and professional development activities organized by the Virginia Tech Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics, winner of the 2021 AWM Student Chapter Award for Scientific Excellence. Through undergraduates’ supervised tutoring of local public school students and through the department’s participation in the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative, the Mathematics Department introduces secondary school and community college students to opportunities in the mathematical sciences. The diversity statement required in our application process gives candidates opportunities to bring to our attention their qualifications for and interest in contributing to efforts to diversify our discipline. Strong statements will demonstrate informed awareness of the rewards and challenges arising from efforts to provide equitable opportunities for all. Specific examples of experiences, activities, and plans will help us identify candidates who can support and extend our department’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

An online application is required. To apply, please visit, select “Apply Now,” and search by posting number 518011. Please include a cover letter, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a diversity statement as part of the online application. Each applicant should follow the instructions in the online application system to request that four references submit letters of recommendation, or letters can be emailed to Additional information about position requirements and responsibilities can be found at the following url’s. or The faculty handbook (at ) gives a complete description of faculty responsibilities. The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID 19 vaccination or receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Questions about the search may be addressed to

Applications received by November 29, 2021, will receive full consideration.

Virginia Tech is committed to supporting the success of its faculty members through policies that include the modification of duties, the extension of tenure clocks, mentoring, proposal-writing guidance, and dual-career accommodations, depending on individual circumstances. Interviewed candidates will meet with a work-life liaison for a confidential conversation about details of these policies.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Office for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Ms. Glenda Dalton (, 540-231-6536) or call TTY 1-800- 828-1120 by November 29, 2021.

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