Teaching-Track Appointment in Actuarial Mathematics
McMaster University, Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Job Title
Teaching-Track Actuarial Mathematics Assistant Professor

Job ID

Central Campus

Open Date

Job Type
Teaching Track

Employee Group

Mathematics and Statistics

Hours per Week


Posting Details

Schedule Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Education Level PhD in actuarial, statistical or mathematical sciences, or mathematical finance
Career Level Assistant Professor

Job Description


Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Teaching-Track Appointment in Actuarial Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at McMaster University invites applications for a teaching-track faculty position in Actuarial Mathematics at the level of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2018.


The successful candidate will have a PhD in an area of actuarial, statistical or mathematical sciences, or mathematical finance, and a demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. Desired qualifications include experience as an actuarial analyst, a documented record of excellence in teaching, actuarial credentials (e.g., associateship or fellowship level with SOA, CAS, or CIA), and evidence of scholarship or research in actuarial science, financial mathematics, or a related area.


McMaster University is a medical-doctoral, research-intensive university located in Hamilton, Ontario with over 24000 undergraduate and 3500 graduate students. McMaster is a student-centred, research-intensive university committed to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. The Department of Mathematics & Statistics (http://www.math.mcmaster.ca) houses undergraduate programs in Mathematics & Statistics and Actuarial & Financial Mathematics, as well as graduate programs in Mathematics, Statistics, and Financial Mathematics.


Candidates may apply for this position via MathJobs or on the workingatmcmaster.ca Careers website (Faculty Positions, Job ID 16771). Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.


Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and evidence of teaching as well as professional experience. Candidates should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation. At least one of these letters should report on the candidate's teaching abilities. Candidates are asked to submit all application materials via MathJobs at www.mathjobs.org. The letters of recommendation can alternatively be mailed directly to:


Dr. Hans U Boden, Chair
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
L8S 4K1


We appreciate all replies to this advertisement, but only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:


Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

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