University of South Florida, Mathematics & Statistics

663 12782Position ID: USF-PRSC2019 [#12782]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Tampa, Florida 33620, United States [map]
Subject Area: Combinatorics
Application Deadline: finished (2018/10/09, finished 2019/04/02, listed until 2019/04/09)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Mathematics & Statistics, University of South Florida has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics of the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 12-month, full-time, Postdoctoral Scholar of Research position in Mathematics to begin August 7th, 2019. A Ph.D. in Mathematics or directly related field is required, with preference in disciplines related to Combinatorics (especially Extremal or Probabilistic Combinatorics). 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 have demonstrated experience teaching university undergraduates. Information about the Department can be found on the website:

The annual salary is $47,659, with $1,000 in departmental travel support. This position carries a teaching load of two (2) courses per year. The contract is renewable for an additional year based on satisfactory performance in both research and teaching. The position is open until filled, however, initial review of applications will begin January 1st, 2019. To apply, please submit an application and attach a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, and a Publication list. Applicants must also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation (at least two of which address the applicant’s research) to be submitted for review. These letters should be submitted through

Work Location

Campus map and location overview: USF – Tampa Campus

About USF

The University of South Florida, established in 1956 and located in Tampa, is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three, separately accredited institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg, and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Serving more than 50,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is ranked in the Top 30 nationally for research expenditures among public universities, according to the National Science Foundation. In 2018, the Florida Board of Governors designated USF as a Preeminent State Research University, placing USF in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay Region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement for our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans.

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 (, a minimum of five working days in advance.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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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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