Open Rank (Cryptography/Algebraic Geometry/Elliptic Curves)- College of Sciences, Department of Math

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Texas at San Antonio is soliciting applications for an open-rank tenure/tenure-track (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) faculty position in computational algebra, computational number theory, or coding theory, with priority given to applicants with a proven record in applications to cryptography. 

The Department seeks exceptional candidates with (1) a record of high-quality research and scholarship, (2) proven excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and (3) a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity. 

The successful candidate must demonstrate ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban student population and support the University's commitment to grow as a Hispanic Thriving Intuition and a model for student success. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Doctorate in Mathematics or related field by September 1, 2023.
  • Evidence of research in computational algebra, computational number theory, or coding theory.
  • A teaching record in mathematics.
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
  • Ability to mentor students and supervise research projects.
  • Ability to collaborate with researchers within and outside the Mathematics Department.

Required Application Materials:

  • Cover Letter (2-page limit).
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Statement of research interests, including a discussion of the role diversity and inclusion play in it (2-page limit; how does your research align with UTSA's Mission?).
  • Statement of teaching interests, including a discussion of the role diversity and inclusion play in it (2-page limit; how does your teaching align with UTSA's Mission?).
  • Publication list.
  • Complete contact information for at least three professional references.

Questions for the search committee should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Eduardo Duenez ( For questions regarding the application or search process, please contact Iliana Salazar (

A complete online application must be received by electronic submission in order to receive consideration. To apply, visit To receive full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 11, 2022.