University of South Florida, Mathematics & Statistics

663 12795Position ID: USF-PRSDTM2019 [#12795]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Discrete & Topological Models for Genome Rearrangement
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Tampa, Florida 33620, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational Biology
Application Deadline: finished (2018/10/10, finished 2019/07/11, listed until 2019/04/10)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics & Statistics of the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 12-month, full-time, Postdoctoral Research Scholar position in Discrete and Topological Models for Genome Rearrangement to begin no later than August 7th, 2019. Research topics will focus on developing mathematical theories/models and computational studies of DNA recombination, rearrangement, epigenetics, and non-coding RNA. This position is available through a joint project between Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of South Florida (PIs: Professors N. Jonoska and M. Saito) and the Department of Biological Sciences at Columbia University in New York (PI: Professor L. F. Landweber). For more information about our research groups, see and

A Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences, Computational Biology or a relevant field is required at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with strong training, research experience, publications from the Ph.D., ability to work independently and creatively, and strong written/oral communication skills.

The initial contract is for one year with a possibility of renewal for an additional year(s). The position is open until filled, however, initial review of applications will begin January 15th, 2019. Please apply online at An application should include a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, and a Publication List. Applicants must also include names, e-mail addresses and contact information of at least three references.

For information regarding the USF System, please visit our website at 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:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
University of South Florida
4202 East Fowler Avenue, CMC342
Tampa, FL 33620-5700

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