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 

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

More information can be found at