Wake Forest University, Department of Statistical Sciences

Position ID: 3064-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#22859]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistical Sciences
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/08/28, listed until 2024/01/19)
Position Description:    

*** the listing date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Statistical Sciences at Wake Forest University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin July 1, 2024. We welcome applications from all areas within Statistics, Biostatistics, and Data Science.

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. We strive for inclusivity and seek applicants with demonstrated success or interest in working with diverse populations. The positions are open to candidates across all areas of statistics and applied probability. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related area is required. The teaching load is two courses per semester.

The department has twelve permanent faculty members, whose research interests include the areas of: actuarial science, applied probability, Bayesian methods, bioinformatics, biostatistics, causal inference, clinical trials, environmental statistics, foundations of statistics, functional data analysis, measurement error, missing data, networks, epidemiology, spatio-temporal models, and statistics education. Statistics programs within the department include both a B.A. and a B.S. in Statistics, a B.S. in Applied Statistics, a B.S. in Mathematical Business, an M.S. in Statistics, and a Graduate Certificate in Data Science. More information can be found at http://stats.wfu.edu.

A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter must explain why the teaching and research environment at Wake Forest is a good fit for the candidate’s professional interests and goals. Candidates should be sure to speak to their experience and/or plans for creating inclusive classrooms, varied mentoring opportunities, and/or other activities conducive to pursuing a diverse and equitable community of learning and belonging. 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.

Please apply online at www.mathjobs.org. Review of applications will begin by October 16; however, applications may continue to be accepted and reviewed until both positions are filled. Any questions about the position should be addressed to search committee chair Staci Hepler (heplersa@wfu.edu). Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate. In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

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Further Info:
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1834 Wake Forest Road
Manchester Hall 343
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-6000