Open Rank Search in Statistical Optimization

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Position Title: Open Rank Search in Statistical Optimization
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Durham, NC 27708
Subject Area: Statistics

The Computational, Mathematical and Statistical 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. This includes candidates working on statistical methodology, theory, modeling and/or algorithm development who incorporate optimization as a strong component of their work.

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

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.