University of South Florida, Mathematics & Statistics

663 18200Position ID: USF-USFPRSMM21 [#18200, 28360]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Mathematical Scienes
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Tampa, Florida 33620, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computational Biology/Topology/Discrete Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/16, listed until 2022/03/16)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of South Florida seeks to fill up to three 12-month, full-time, Postdoctoral Research Scholar positions in Discrete, Combinatorial and Topological Models of Biomolecular Processes to begin by early 2022. Research topics will focus on DNA self-assembly, DNA recombination and RNA-DNA hybrids and interactions. For more information, please visit:

A Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences or a related area is required at the time of appointment. No knowledge in molecular biology is necessary, however an interest in mathematically studying bimolecular processes is expected, and some experience in coding is preferred.

These positions carry a one-year appointment and may be renewed for up to three years depending on satisfactory performance and continued funding. The postdoctoral fellowship positions are pertinent to the projects led by Professor Jonoska listed below:

The positions are open until filled; however, initial review of applications will begin on January 15, 2022. Applications must be submitted through USF Careers for Job Opening ID 28360, and the required materials must be attached as a single PDF document. Required application materials include: a cover letter indicating interest in one of the projects, a curriculum vita, and at least three reference contacts. Please have your recommendation letters submitted through Information about the department can be found at our website:

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 ( 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