Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Job location: Boca Raton


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2022-01-11
Req: REQ11778
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Position Summary:

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level in the area of cryptology, starting in August 2022.

We will consider applicants knowledgeable in the general area of cryptology. Preferences will be given to candidates with several broad areas of interest including, but not limited to, mathematical foundations of public-key cryptography, post-quantum cryptography (e.g., based on error-correcting codes, lattice problems, or polynomial systems of equations), and algorithmic number theory. In general, we will give higher priority to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work rather than to the sub-area specialization.

Responsibilities for this position will be teaching, scholarly research, and professional service.

The successful candidate is expected to apply for and secure external research funding, and actively participate in interdisciplinary programs. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and candidates who are from historically underrepresented backgrounds in STEM fields are encouraged to apply.

We seek candidates who through their research (working with both undergraduate and graduate students), teaching, and/or service can contribute to the diversity and academic excellence of our department, and who is committed to working with diverse faculty, students, staff, and the broader community.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and candidates who are from historically underrepresented backgrounds in STEM fields are encouraged to apply.

Salary:

$75,000 to $85,000/academic year

College or Department:

College of Science

Location:

Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

NA

Application Deadline:

2022-01-31-08:00

Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 10, 2022.

Required Documents:
FAU’s Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) names and contact details of three potential references, (4) diversity statement, (5) research statement, (6) teaching statement.

Transcripts:
The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment.

Background Screening:
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

Accommodations:
Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position may close without prior notice.

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