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Open Level Lecturer with Security of Employment in Actuarial Science | Visiting Faculty Positions in Financial Math/Actuarial Science


Open Level Lecturer with Security of Employment in Actuarial Science

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a faculty position as an Open-level Lecturer with Security of Employment, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. The Department is looking for exceptional candidates in the area of Actuarial Science, including the potential to direct the UCSB Actuarial Program.

UCSB offers both a BS degree and a combined 5-year BS/MS degree in Actuarial Science. It was recognized as a Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) by the Society of Actuaries 2015-2017, with current SOA recognition tier of UCAP-AP, and it is one of four inaugural winners of the 2016 Casualty Actuarial Society University Award.

The distinctive feature of our Actuarial Program is a two-quarter course sequence Research Project in Actuarial Science, required of graduate students pursuing the BS/MS, and also available to top undergraduates pursuing the BS. Successful candidates will be expected to lead actuarial research projects for undergraduate and master students.

Responsibilities will involve regular teaching of the program’s core and elective courses. Teaching faculty are expected to participate in instructional design, undergraduate and master student mentoring, scholarly achievement and activity, and development of the actuarial science program. Responsibilities also include university and public service. Faculty in this title are members of the Academic Senate, with benefits and privileges that parallel the professor track. At a minimum, applicants must have completed all requirements for a graduate degree (or equivalent), except the dissertation, at the time of application. Graduate degree required by the time of appointment. Applicants must have professional actuarial credentials by the time of application. Applicants with PhD in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance or a related field preferred. Strong commitment to undergraduate education and clear evidence of potential excellence in teaching is desired. Successful candidates must have outstanding communication skills and organizational skills. Prior industry experience is desired. Successful candidates will have a record of collaborative activity, and will be able to contribute to the improvement of the undergraduate experience in the department and division. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

For more information visit http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu.

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Statement of teaching
Applicants will need to arrange for 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website.

Review of applications will begin on November 26, 2018 but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01345.


Visiting Faculty Positions in Financial Math/Actuarial Science

** Applicants should apply only through MathJobs**

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor faculty positions in Financial Mathematics/Actuarial Science for the 2019-2020 academic year (with the possibility of renewal up to 3 years), with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Candidates whose research interests engage with faculty in the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research (www.pstat.ucsb.edu/cfmar) are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Department comprises 15 permanent faculty members, as well as more than half a dozen visitors and postdocs. Our vibrant research atmosphere is driven by CFMAR as well as interdisciplinary research groups in Data Science and Statistics. A full year Visiting Assistant Professor appointment carries a teaching load of 5 one-quarter courses per year. Departmental teaching includes upper-division undergraduate courses in probability, stochastic processes, actuarial science and mathematical finance. Subject to budgetary approval, some positions will carry a reduced teaching load.

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application and should have completed their PhD (or equivalent) by the time of appointment. Successful applicants will demonstrate or show strong promise for undergraduate teaching, collaborative research and synergies with UCSB Statistics and Applied Probability faculty. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Applicants should apply ONLY through Mathjobs:
[https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/]

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of research
• Statement of teaching
• Applicants will need to arrange for exactly 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via Mathjobs. At least one letter should describe teaching accomplishments.

Applications received by December 1, 2018 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.