University of South Carolina – Department of Mathematics – Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor - Data-driven Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems

Posting Number:  FAC00179PO23

Advertised Title:  Assistant Professor - Data-driven Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems

Campus:  Columbia

College/Division:  College of Arts and Sciences

Department:  CAS Mathematics

Advertised Salary Range:  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Part/Full Time:  Full Time

Hours per Week:  40

Position Category:  Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis:  9 months

Work County:  Richland

Tenure Information:  Tenure-Track/Tenured

Job Search Category:  Faculty

About University of South Carolina

From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, the University of South Carolina system is transforming the lives of South Carolinians through the impact of our eight institutions and 20 locations throughout the state. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of eight institutions, including the research campus in Columbia and comprehensive four-year universities in Aiken, Upstate and Beaufort. In addition, our Palmetto College campuses in Salkehatchie, Union, Lancaster and Sumter enable students to earn associate or bachelor’s degrees through a combination of in-person, online or blended learning. All of our system institutions place strong emphasis on service — helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and beyond.

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At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (USC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about USC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Mathematics at the University of South Carolina is inviting applications for a 9-month tenure track Assistant Professor position in data-driven modeling and simulation of complex systems. The candidate is expected to contribute to synergistically bridging important developments in emerging mathematical foundations in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence and numerical simulation of complex systems. A successful candidate is expected to teach at all levels in the Department of Mathematics, and to participate actively in the state-wide NSF-funded EPSCOR project on AI-enabled Devices for the Advancement of Personalized and Transformative Healthcare in South Carolina.

Required Education and Experience

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics by the start date of employment, an outstanding research record, a commitment to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a demonstrated potential for excellence in both research and teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Mathematics

Desired Start Date


Job Open Date


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicant

All applicants must apply at USCJobs at ( as well as via MathJobs at ( A completed application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research plans, and statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, four letters of recommendation should be made available through MathJobs. One of the letters should appraise the candidate’s teaching ability.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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Supplemental Questions


Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement

Optional Documents

  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3