Wake Forest University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: WFU-TTS [#14154]
Position Title: Statistics, Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor
Position Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109, United States [map]
Application Deadline: finished (2019/07/23, finished 2020/05/04, listed until 2020/02/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Wake Forest University invites applications for two tenure-track positions in statistics to begin in July 2020, to meet the rapidly growing demand for statistics at Wake Forest University and to lay the foundation for continued development. We seek faculty with a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, a desire to mentor both undergraduate and graduate students, and a commitment to enhance the breadth, depth, and diversity of our statistics programs. Positions are open to all areas of statistics. These positions are at the assistant level, but hiring at the associate level may be considered under exceptional circumstances. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related area is required. The pre-tenure teaching load is two courses per semester (or equivalent).

The department has twenty-four permanent faculty members, with eight statisticians whose research interests include the areas of networks, applied probability, statistical methodology, bioinformatics, ecological statistics, record linkage, statistical education, functional data, causal inference, biostatistics, spatio-temporal models, Bayesian methods, environmental statistics, and actuarial science. Statistics programs within the department include both a B.A. and a B.S. in Mathematical Statistics, and an M.A. with a track in Mathematical Statistics. In addition, the department offers a B.A. and a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.S. in Applied Mathematics, a B.S. in each of Mathematical Business and Mathematical Economics, and an M.A. with a track in Mathematics, along with a vibrant research atmosphere across many areas of mathematics. More information can be found at http://college.wfu.edu/math/.

A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. The letter of application should explain why the teaching and research environment at Wake Forest is a good fit for the candidate. At least two of the letters of recommendation should address the scholarship and/or scholarship potential of the applicant; at least one of the letters of recommendation should address the teaching ability of the applicant. Review of applications will begin by October 14, but applications will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled. Applicants should apply at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14154. Any questions or concerns should be addressed to Rob Erhardt (erhardrj@wfu.edu). Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

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Further Info:
Wake Forest University
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
P. O. Box 7388
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

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