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Department of Mathematics

Employment Opportunities

SMARTSTATE Chair in Mathematics

The University of South Carolina invites applications for a SmartState Chair to direct the SmartState Center for Data Analysis, Simulation, Imaging, and Visualization (DASIV) in conjunction with the Williams-Hedberg-Hedberg Endowed Chair of Mathematics. This is a tenured, 9-month, full Professor position in the Department of Mathematics with the earliest starting date on August 16, 2023. The Center is co-sponsored by $2 million from the South Carolina SmartState Program established by the South Carolina General Assembly in 2002 ( and by $2 million from the University of South Carolina for a total endowment of $4 million. The primary appointment of the Chair will be within the Department of Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences.

Postdoctoral Associates in Data Science & Machine Learning

The Department of Mathematics at the University of South Carolina is inviting applications of two postdoctoral associates in the area of mathematical foundations of data science and machine learning in a broader sense. The candidates are expected to contribute to synergistically bridging important theoretical developments in mathematics and vibrant emerging mathematical foundations in Data Science/Machine Learning. A successful candidate is expected to teach two courses per year on all levels in the Department of Mathematics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics by the start date of employment, a demonstrated potential for excellence in both research and teaching.

Due to the restriction of NSF RTG grant, candidates must be citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States or its territories and possessions.

FTE Instructor

The faculty of the Department of Mathematics at the University of South Carolina, Columbia campus, invites applications for a full time, professional-track position at the rank of Instructor to begin August 16, 2023. The position is a 9-month appointment with a teaching load of 8 courses for the academic year. This is an annual appointment that may be renewed contingent upon Dean’s approval, satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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