Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Actuarial Science (Teaching & Scholarship) Queen Mary University of London, School of Mathematical Sciences

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Actuarial Science (Teaching & Scholarship)

Department: School of Mathematical Sciences

Salary: £40,865 - £50,881 (Grade 5)

Reference: QMUL14538

Date posted: 19-Apr-2018

Closing date: 31-May-2018



About us

Queen Mary is one of London and the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group. With over 20,000 students, it is amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary’s 4,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, and Medicine and Dentistry.


The School has large and popular undergraduate and graduate programmes. In 2016/17 academic year, the School introduced a new BSc Mathematics with Actuarial Science programme. This is part of the School’s strategy to further extend its expertise in actuarial and financial mathematics, and expand the portfolio of modules and taught programmes in this area.


About the role


Applications are invited for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Actuarial Science to lead on the delivery and the ongoing development of the actuarial undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The successful candidate will be a Fellow or Associate of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and have industrial and/or teaching experience relevant to actuarial science. They will be expected to develop links with industry to foster knowledge exchange between university and industry, including work experience opportunities for students as well as the role holder’s own professional development. With the agreement of the Head of School, the role holder may undertake external consulting.


The successful candidate will have teaching experience appropriate to the level of appointment. At Senior Lecturer level they will be a Fellow of the IFoA, and have substantial experience of leading on the delivery and development of taught programmes as well as some relevant industrial experience. At Lecturer level they will have the knowledge and ability to teach across a range of topics in actuarial science, including core technical subjects (CT1-8).


Benefits & Pay

Benefits include 30 days annual leave, childcare vouchers scheme, defined benefit pension scheme and interest free season ticket loan.


Outside scheduled teaching contact hours and scheduled meetings the School operates a flexible working policy, including working from home. The School also has policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for child-care support for the attendance of conferences.


We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers within Mathematical Sciences. The School holds a departmental Bronze Athena SWAN Award and is a registered supporter of the LMS Good Practice scheme. Please visit http://www.qmul.ac.uk/maths for further information about the School and https://www.qmul.ac.uk/maths/about-us/equality/ for our family friendly policies.


The post is full-time and permanent. For an appointment at Lecturer level, starting salary will be in the range of £40,865 - £50,881 inclusive of London Allowance. For an appointment at Senior Lecturer level, starting salary will be in the range of £53,777 - £60,109. An additional market supplement is negotiable. The successful candidate will be expected to start the post on September 1, 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.


Further information


Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Boris Khoruzhenko at b.khoruzhenko@qmul.ac.uk


Please ensure you include with your application a curriculum vitae, a list of any publications and a teaching statement.


The closing date for applications is Thursday 31 May. Interviews are expected to be held in shortly afterwards.


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