Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Mathematics

Position ID: GeorgiaTech-RDUKE_PROF23 [#20923, RDUK_PROF2023]
Position Title: Richard Duke Professorship in Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/03, finished 2023/06/03, listed until 2023/04/03)
Position Description:    

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Richard Duke Professorship in Mathematics

The School of Mathematics at Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for the newly endowed Richard Duke Professorship. It is expected that the appointment will be at the mid-career level, although applications are encouraged from candidates at any stage of their career. Priority will be given to those candidates whose research area is related to the Algorithms Combinatorics and Optimization program (, interpreted broadly, with a demonstrated research record of exceptional quality. The holder of the Duke Professorship is expected to play a leadership role in the School, to further expand the School’s research strengths, to be active in supervision and mentoring of junior researchers at all levels, to attract external funding, and to contribute to high-quality teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, demonstrating an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students. A Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in Mathematics, or a closely related field, is required.

This position presents exceptional opportunities for research, leadership, and training in a vibrant environment provided by the School of Mathematics and Georgia Tech. The School has thriving graduate and postdoctoral programs. It is active in several cross-disciplinary research and training programs, with leadership of several new NSF-funded centers. For additional information about the School, see

Applications should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a brief summary of future research plans. The cover letter should provide evidence of teaching interest and abilities, a statement of the applicant’s vision for leadership expected of an endowed professor at Georgia Tech, and the contact information for three references. Applications should be submitted directly to The Georgia Tech official website for applications is Some candidates who do not apply there at first may later be asked to send their applications to that site for further processing. In exceptional circumstances where electronic submission is not possible, applications may be sent to the Hiring Committee, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 30332-0160, USA. Consideration of applicants will begin on December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications by highly qualified candidates from groups underrepresented in the mathematical sciences are particularly encouraged, as well as those by candidates exhibiting the skills and commitment to engage productively with diverse communities.

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. It is located in Midtown, Atlanta’s vibrant and growing technology corridor. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, home to nearly 5.5 million people and boasting the busiest airport in the world, Atlanta combines classic small-town southern hospitality with all the amenities of a cosmopolitan city. The moderate cost of living, which is below the national average, and the pleasant climate, which permits year-round outdoor activities, makes Atlanta appealing to many.

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School of Mathematics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta GA 30332-0160