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Mathematics & Statistics

Faculty Position

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics of the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 9 month, full-time and tenure-earning, Assistant Professor position in Cryptography/Cybersecurity to begin August 7, 2019. Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely-related field is required, with preference in disciplines related to Cryptography/Cybersecurity (e.g., Algebra, Number Theory, Algebraic Geometry, Combinatorics, etc.). Applications from individuals who are ABD will be accepted, but the degree must be conferred by appointment start date. Predilection will be given to applicants with a strong record of research productivity with the potential to secure external funding, and demonstrated experience in teaching university undergraduates. Special consideration will be given to candidates that possess experience beyond Ph.D. level and potential for excellence in teaching at the graduate level. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

Salary is negotiable. Position is open until filled. Initial review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018. To apply, please visit, click on Job ID 18548, and attach a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy Statement, proven Teaching Effectiveness/Instructional History, and Research Statement as a single file. Applicants must also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted for review. These letters should be submitted through or they may be sent in a timely manner to Denise Marks at .

Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access institution. For disability accommodations, contact Denise L. Marks at (813-974-9747/), a minimum of five working days in advance.