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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Mathematics Announced at Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University, Posted: October 22, 2022


The Wake Forest University Department of Mathematics is seeking applications to fill a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Mathematics beginning July 2023.  Preference will be given to applicants who can support our teaching and mentoring missions in the broad areas of analysis and/or applied mathematics.  A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or a related area is required.

The successful candidate will actively engage with students both inside and outside of the classroom and advance a high-quality research program.  Tenured and tenure-track department faculty teach two courses per semester.  The Department of Mathematics at Wake Forest University takes seriously the charge to be a space which is truly welcoming to all, and we are actively engaged in working 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 http://www.math.wfu.edu.

The department has twenty-six faculty members. We offer the following undergraduate degrees: a B.A. and a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.S. in Applied Mathematics, and a B.S. in Mathematical Economics; we also have a mathematics minor. The department also has a graduate program offering an M.S. in Mathematics.  In addition, the department currently supports five postdoctoral positions which are mentored by our permanent research faculty.

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, as well as graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is among the top 30 national universities as ranked by U.S. News. With 5,400 undergraduates and 3,400 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 additional facts about the University, go to https://admissions.wfu.edu/facts/.

A complete application will include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, copies of graduate transcripts, three or more 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, 2022. Applicants should post materials electronically at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/20922. Inquiries may be sent to raynorsg@wfu.edu.

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