Wake Forest University, Department of Statistical Sciences

Position ID: 3064-VAP [#24237]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistical Sciences
Application Deadline: 2024/03/11 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/24, listed until 2024/04/30)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Statistical Sciences is seeking applications for several Visiting Assistant Professor positions in Statistics beginning July 2024.  We seek highly qualified candidates who have a commitment to excellence in teaching. A Ph.D. in Statistics or a related area is preferred, but exceptional candidates with a Master’s degree in Statistics or a related area will also be considered. The teaching load for this position is three courses per semester, and the position is renewable for up to three years subject to performance and future enrollment needs of the department.

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, record linkage, spatial epidemiology, spatio-temporal models, and statistics education.  Statistics programs within the department include a B.S. and B.A. in Statistics, a B.S. in Applied Statistics, a B.S. in Mathematical Business, and an M.S. in Statistics. We also offer a Graduate Certificate in Data Science.  More information can be found at https://stats.wfu.edu/.

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 50 national universities, and ranked 31st in teaching among national universities. With 5,400 undergraduates and 3,300 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to https://admissions.wfu.edu/facts/.

A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on March 11, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. 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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1834 Wake Forest Road
Manchester Hall 343
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-6000