Applied Statistics, Mathematical statistics, Probability
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Wake Forest University invites applications for two tenure-track positions in statistics to begin in July 2021, 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. We welcome diversity and encourage inclusivity, and seek applicants with demonstrated success or interest in working with diverse populations. The positions are open to all areas of statistics. The 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 teaching load is two courses per semester (or equivalent).
The department has twenty-six permanent faculty members, with nine statisticians whose research interests include the areas of networks, applied probability, statistical methodology, bioinformatics, ecological statistics, record linkage, statistical education, functional data analysis, sufficient dimension reduction, 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.S. 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.S. 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/.
Candidates should submit an application at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/16212. 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 18. For full consideration applicants should apply by this date, however applications will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled. Any questions or concerns should be addressed to Rob Erhardt (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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.
About Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University (WFU) is a private research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Since its founding in 1834, Wake Forest has grown to be among America’s best national universities, as ranked by U.S. News World and Report. The mission of Wake Forest University is to combine a liberal arts core with innovative research programs. The university motto, Pro Humanitate or “for humanity”, signifies the university’s intent to use the knowledge and talent of its faculty, staff, and students to better the lives of others. WFU is comprised of 36 departments, with approximately 4800 undergraduates and 2800 professional and graduate students. Wake Forest University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctorate degrees.
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