University of South Florida, Mathematics & Statistics

663 12732Position ID: USF-APCC2019 [#12732, Job ID: 18548]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Cryptography/Cybersecurity
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Tampa, Florida 33620, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Cryptography/Cybersecurity
Application Deadline: finished (2018/10/03, finished 2019/07/05, listed until 2019/04/03)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
University of South Florida
4202 East Fowler Avenue, CMC342
Tampa, FL 33620-5700

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