Assistant Professor, Mathematics (2 Tenure Track Positions)

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-12
Req: R0002784
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Job Description Summary

The Wake Forest University Department of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking applications to fill up to two Assistant Professor positions in Mathematics beginning July 2021. Hiring at the Associate Professor level may be considered under exceptional circumstances. A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or a related area is required.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will actively engage with students both inside and outside of the classroom and advance a high-quality research program. The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Wake Forest University takes seriously the charge to be a space which is truly welcoming to all, and we are actively engaged in work to remove barriers to success and create new systems of support for students and faculty. We especially encourage applications from those belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences. For details, please see

The department has thirty-six faculty members. We offer the following undergraduate degrees: a B.A. and a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.A. and a B.S. in Mathematical Statistics, a B.S. in Applied Mathematics, and a B.S. in each of Mathematical Business and Mathematical Economics. The department also has a graduate program offering an M.S. with a track in each of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. Tenured and tenure-track department faculty teach two courses per semester.

Additional Job Description

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 30 national universities. With 5,300 undergraduates and 3,200 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

A complete application will include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which largely addresses teaching. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to guarantee full consideration, applications should be complete by November 15th, 2020. Applicants are encouraged to post materials electronically at Paper materials can be sent to Dr. Sarah Raynor, Wake Forest University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, P.O. Box 7388, Winston-Salem, NC 27109 (,

Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

Time Type Requirement

Full time

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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Job No:
Posted: 10/13/2020
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time