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** Cover letter required for all positions and optional for facilities, campus services, and hospitality positions unless otherwise specified. Job Description Summary
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Wake Forest University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor of Statistics positions to begin July 1, 2022. These appointments will be joining the nine current statistics faculty moving to the newly approved Department of Statistical Sciences, which inaugurates on July 1, 2022.Job Description:
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 (or equivalent).
The department has nine permanent faculty members in statistics and is hiring three more this year. Research interests of current faculty include the areas of networks, applied probability, changepoint detection, statistical learning, record linkage, statistical education, functional data analysis, neural networks, data science, 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, a B.S. in Mathematical Business, and an M.S. with a track in Mathematical Statistics. More information can be found at http://college.wfu.edu/math/. Additional Job Description
Applications should be submitted to https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/18083. 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’s professional interests and goals. 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; however, applications may continue to be accepted and reviewed until the positions are filled. Any questions or concerns about the position should be addressed to search committee chair Staci Hepler (firstname.lastname@example.org). Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.
Wake Forest University requires proof of full vaccination with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine for all positions posted on or after September 13, 2021. Wake Forest University requires that you provide satisfactory proof of full vaccination status to Human Resources within three days of your hire date. You must also maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status, as classified by the CDC, during your employment at Wake Forest University.
Consistent with federal, state and local law, Wake Forest University will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons unless providing an accommodation would result in an undue hardship to the University.
If you seek an accommodation from the vaccination requirement for disability- or religious-based reasons, you should contact Human Resources.Time Type Requirement
Full timeIn 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.