Arcadia University, Domestic

Assistant Professor of Actuarial Science

US-PA-Glenside
Category
Faculty
Type
9 month Faculty
Department
Computer Science & Math

Overview

Arcadia University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship in Actuarial Science starting September 2018.

 

Arcadia University’s Actuarial Science Program is housed in the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics. We offer classes to prepare students for exams P  FM, and SRM of the Society of Actuaries as well as for the three V.E.E. courses, and anticipate expanding the program to prepare students for additional exams. The number of majors in actuarial science has grown from eight to 48 in four years.

 

Arcadia’s College of Arts and Sciences offers programs in science, technology, and math; humanities; visual and performing arts; communications; and historical and political studies. These programs prepare students for careers that contribute to a global society and allow students to exhibit, perform, and publish on campus through a variety of campus media outlets, including an art gallery, a literary magazine, and an online journal.

 

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past seven years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.

 

Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.


For additional information and to apply, please visit: https://faculty-arcadia.icims.com/jobs/ and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of current research interests and three letters of recommendation.

 

Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.

 

Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.

Responsibilities

Our priority is strong teaching; we seek someone with the ability and enthusiasm to teach a wide variety of courses, including courses to prepare students for Exams P,FM, and the new Statistics for Risk Modeling (SRM) exam of the Society of Actuaries.   Actuarial credentials from the Society of Actuaries or Casualty Actuarial Society would be especially valued.

Qualifications

 

A Ph.D. in actuarial science, risk management, statistics, or mathematics, demonstrated excellence in and commitment to teaching, and an ongoing research program are required.

Application Instructions and Requirements

Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration.

 

Consideration of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

 

For full consideration application materials should be uploaded as electronic documents and include:

  1. Cover letter,
  2. Curriculum vita,
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy,
  4. Statement of current research interests.
  5. The candidate should initiate three letters of recommendation to be submitted to actsci@arcadia.edu

Questions about the position can be directed to actsci@arcadia.edu

 

Information about Arcadia University’s Department of Computer Science and Mathematics and our actuarial science program is available at https://www.arcadia.edu/academics/programs/actuarial-science

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