Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University

Position ID: Clemson-POSTDOCTORAL [#12109]
Position Title: RTG Postdoctoral Position
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Clemson, South Carolina 29634, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Coding Theory, Cryptography, and Number Theory
Application Deadline: 2019/05/15 (posted 2018/07/06)
Position Description:    

The Coding Theory, Cryptography, and Number Theory group at Clemson University has two RTG postdoctoral positions in any one of the focus areas of the group: coding theory, cryptography or number theory. To be eligible applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents and no more than two years past completion of the doctoral degree. The positions are renewable annually to a maximum of three years, and they also include some summer support. Both positions come with a research allowance and carry a two course per year teaching load. Along with teaching duties, RTG postdocs will also be expected to participate in some of the other activities associated to the grant that can be found on the grant webpage (

Applications should include an AMS cover sheet, cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and four letters of reference at least one of which addresses the applicant’s teaching. The cover letter should indicate how the applicant's work relates to the research areas of the grant. Applications must be completed through the website, and will be accepted until the positions have been filled. Completed applications for the postdoctoral position received before November 15 will receive full consideration. The earliest starting date for the positions is January 1, 2019.

The Department includes the areas of algebra and discrete mathematics, computational mathematics, operations research, applied statistics, probability and mathematical statistics, and pure and applied analysis. The department offers the full range of Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees. For further information regarding the department and its programs, please visit the web site

Clemson University has recently completed its Clemson Forward plan with strategic focus on advancing our doctoral programs and strengthening our research and scholarly impact while still preserving the outstanding signature undergraduate experience that is at the heart of Clemson. The Clemson Forward plan directed the building of a new world-class College of Science that harnesses the disciplines of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Genetics and Biochemistry, Mathematical Sciences, and Physics & Astronomy to solve tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Clemson has achieved the highest Carnegie research designation (Very High, R1). Clemson Forward has at its core the mission of inclusive excellence in our students and faculty that will help Clemson ascend to a top 20 public university and a model for the 21st Century land grant university.

South Carolina’s highest-ranked national university is located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounded by Lake Hartwell and the Clemson Experimental Forest. A top-25 public university with a reputation for excellence, Clemson University provides a hands-on education — in the lab, in the classroom and in the field. Academic programs lay the groundwork for innovative research, and real-world experiences carry forward to rewarding careers. This strikingly beautiful campus enjoys a temperate and pleasant climate. We welcome applications and nominations of outstanding scholar-educators to come join the Clemson Family.

The College of Science advances the life, physical, and mathematical sciences as it mobilizes curiosity-driven faculty and students through innovative academic programs and research, including transdisciplinary research at the intersection of many fields.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Moreover, the University, the College of Science, and the Mathematical Sciences Department are committed to building a community of inclusive excellence, where faculty scholars are dedicated to working and teaching in a multi-cultural environment (, therefore, strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates. In addition, the college is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Mathematical Sciences
O-104 Martin Hall
Clemson SC 29634-0975

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