University of South Florida St. Petersburg, College of Arts & Sciences

Position ID: 1912-ASSTPROF [#20917]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: St. Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/10/03, finished 2023/10/07)
Position Description:    

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Dept Number/Name: 3-1249-000 Mathematics & Statistics

College of Arts & Sciences - USF St. Petersburg

Salary Plan: Faculty, 9 Month, Tenure-Track

Job Code/Title: 9003 / Assistant Professor

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $85,000 - $95,000

Position Number: 00033493 The department of Mathematics & Statistics of the University of South Florida Invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in mathematics at the Assistant Professor level based at its St Petersburg campus. The start date of the position is August 8th 2023.

Minimum qualifications: The Department seeks accomplished candidates who can enhance our research and educational missions. The candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics or in a related area by the start date of the position. Successful candidates will have demonstrated potential for excellence in mathematics research and teaching, and a commitment to an inclusive environment and working with diverse communities.

Preferred qualifications: • Major contributions beyond their doctoral research; • While all areas of specializations are welcome, we are particularly interested in applications from candidates who complement our existing strengths in Applied Analysis or in Applied Algebra; • Record of excellent teaching and demonstrate a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education.

The department offers BA, BS, MA and Ph.D. programs. click for more details. It is expected that all faculty be able to teach almost all of the core courses and some of the elective courses of the Pure and Applied mathematics program All faculty are expected to mentor graduate/undergraduate students.

Interdisciplinary research programs are strongly encouraged in the USF Mathematics and Statistics department. Our tenure and promotion process values collaborative research and teamwork, and many of the current faculty are engaged in collaborative research areas that include, but are not limited to Data Science, Cybersecurity, Medical Science, Marine Sciences, Nanotechnology, etc., within the college, and across the University. Opportunities to collaborate extend beyond the University. The department also exhibits research strength in fundamental areas of Mathematics and Statistics

The University of South Florida is a very high research activity institution holding the Carnegie R1 classification. It is a pre-eminent university of the Florida State University System and the fastest rising American university over the past decade according to U.S. news and World Report. Therefore, All USF tenure-stream faculty are expected to maintain a very active research agenda.

To foster a strong research profile, the department is seeking to give the successful candidate at the earliest stage of his/her career the opportunity, resources, and support to establish innovative and impactful research careers. In particular, the successful candidate will receive substantial support for their research, including a reduced teaching load while on a tenure track and a competitive start-up research fund that may include funding for a postdoctoral fellow.

Review of applications. The search committee will start to review the completed applications on November 15th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Required application materials: All applicants must submit a 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of planned research, 4) statement describing teaching experience and philosophy, and 4) Please include the name and contact information of at least three references in your CV. We will request letters of reference separately.

How to apply: It is mandatory that applications must be submitted on the USF career site: Required documents must be submitted as a SINGLE document, to include Cover Letter, CV, a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, a Statement of Research, and evidence of successful research and teaching.

Click here for additional tutorial information. About USF: The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher income students. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more 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. Equal Employment Opportunity: USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University's Title IX Coordinator.

Work Location: Campus map and location overview: USF - St. Petersburg campus Working at USF: With more than 16,000 employees at USF, 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 of 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, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more. To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here. For inquiries about the position, contact Dr. Hemant Pendharkar -

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