Prospective Faculty

The Wake Forest University Provost’s Office is dedicated to supporting its faculty in all their endeavors, from research to teaching to work/life balance. For those who are interested in joining the Wake Forest University faculty, this page contains a wealth of information about the available resources and support at Wake Forest.  Please visit the rest of the Provost’s Office website for more information.

Grants and Funding

One of the core missions of the Provost’s Office is to support Wake Forest University faculty in their research and scholarly endeavors. In support of this mission, a number of funding opportunities are available through the Provost’s Office.

For information about internal funding opportunities, visit the Grants and Funding Page. For information specific to international funding opportunities, visit the International Opportunities Page.

Permanent Residency Assistance

Wake Forest University does sponsor and process several types of permanent residence petitions for those faculty and staff members who occupy positions that qualify for sponsorship.  For more detailed information on the process as well as qualification criteria, please contact Mr. Kent Greer of the WFU Center for International Studies at

Center for the Advancement of Teaching

Center for the Advancement of Teaching is a resource center for Wake Forest faculty at all stages of their careers. The center hosts events designed to bring together faculty and other professionals to share expertise, explore innovations and discuss the challenges of teaching in and across disciplines.

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) assists the Associate Provost for Research in building faculty research programs of nationally recognized excellence. ORSP’s mission is to assist faculty in their pursuit and management of sponsored activities as well as to encourage and to support ethical research achievement, especially involving human subjects.