University of Texas at San Antonio, Mathematics Department

Position ID: UTSA-OPENRANKTTT [#21044, 8825]
Position Title: Open Rank (Cryptography/Algebraic Geometry/Elliptic Curves)- College of Science, Department of Math
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: San Antonio, Texas 78249, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mathematical Cryptography/Algebraic Geometry/Elliptic Curves
Application Deadline: 2022/11/11 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/10, finished 2023/05/13)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at the University of Texas at San Antonio is soliciting applications for an open-rank tenure/tenure-track (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) faculty position in computational algebra, computational number theory, or coding theory, with priority given to applicants with a proven record in applications to cryptography. 

The Department of Mathematics has 24 tenured or tenured-track faculty, 36 fixed-term faculty, 20 teaching assistants, and 4 staff members. Research expertise of the Department faculty include the areas of pure mathematics applied mathematics and mathematics education. Three Bachelor of Science degrees are offered: the B.S. degree in Mathematics, the B.S. degree in Mathematics of Data and Computing, and the B.S. degree in Mathematics for Teaching. The Department also offers three Master of Science degrees: M.S. in Applied and Industrial Mathematics, M.S. in Mathematics, and M.S. in Mathematics Education. A successful candidate will shape the future of the Department by contributing to the creation of a new Ph.D. program. 

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a Hispanic Serving University specializing in cyber, health, fundamental futures, and social-economic development. With more than 34,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property- for Texas, the nation and the world. Learn more online, on UTSA Today, or on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube or LinkedIn.

UTSA, situated in a global city that has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures for centuries, values diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the university life. As an institution expressly founded to advance the education of Mexican Americans and other underserved communities, our university is committed to ending generations of discrimination and inequity. UTSA, a premier public research university, fosters academic excellence through a community of dialogue, discovery and innovation that embraces the uniqueness of each voice.

The Department seeks exceptional candidates with (1) a record of high-quality research and scholarship, (2) proven excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and (3) a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity. 

The successful candidate must demonstrate ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban student population and support the University's commitment to grow as a Hispanic Thriving Intuition and a model for student success. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Doctorate in Mathematics or related field by September 1, 2023.
  • Evidence of research in computational algebra, computational number theory, or coding theory.
  • A teaching record in mathematics.
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity. 
Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
  • Ability to mentor students and supervise research projects.
  • Ability to collaborate with researchers within and outside the Mathematics Department.

Required Application Materials:

  • Cover Letter (2-page limit).
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Statement of research interests, including a discussion of the role diversity and inclusion play in it (2-page limit; how does your research align with UTSA's Mission?).
  • Statement of teaching interests, including a discussion of the role diversity and inclusion play in it (2-page limit; how does your teaching align with UTSA's Mission?).
  • Publication list.
  • Complete contact information for at least three professional references.

A complete online application must be received by electronic submission in order to receive consideration. To apply, visit To receive full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 11, 2022.

Questions for the search committee should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Eduardo Duenez ( For questions regarding the application or search process, please contact Iliana Salazar (

On Campus: Primary work location will be on campus. Parking expenses are the employee's responsibility.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or genetic information, and veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. UTSA campuses are accessible to persons with disabilities. 

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Contact: Iliana Salazer, (210) 458-8665
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