University of South Florida, Mathematics & Statistics

663 24165Position ID: USF-PRSSP24 [#24165, 35849]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: St. Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Cryptography/Coding or Design Theory/Finite Geometry
Application Deadline: 2024/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2024/01/10, listed until 2024/07/10)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of South Florida invites applications for a 12-month, full time, postdoctoral scholar position in Mathematics on our St. Petersburg campus beginning on August 7, 2024. Salary is $55,000.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely-related field is required. The applicant must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Postdoctoral Fellow.

Preference will be given to candidates who have received their Ph.D. in Mathematics within the last three years and whose research area is in symmetric cryptography, coding theory, design theory, finite geometry or a related field.

This position carries a one-year appointment with an annual teaching load of three (3) courses per year. The contract is renewable for up to two (2) additional years depending on available funding and satisfactory performance in both research and teaching. Information about the Department can be found on the website:

For research related questions, please contact Dr. Koelsch at For questions related to the position at USF St Petersburg, please contact Dr. Pendharkar at

To apply, please visit and search for Job Opening ID #35849. When applying, you will have the opportunity to attach a Cover Letter, a Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement and Teaching Statement as a single document. Applicants must also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation (one of which must address the applicant's teaching record or potential) to be submitted for review through

Only online applications are accepted for this position, and the deadline is March 15, 2024.

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 Jennifer Woroner at (727-873-4157), a minimum of five working days in advance.

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:
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University of South Florida St. Petersburg
College of Arts & Sciences
140 7th Avenue South
Davis Hall 232
St. Petersburg, FL 33701