Lecturer in Actuarial Science
University College Cork School of Mathematical Sciences

UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Actuarial Science. The appointee will ideally be a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) but applicants holding a PhD in Actuarial Science or closely related discipline (e.g. Statistics) will also be considered. Reporting to the Head of School of Mathematical Sciences, the Lecturer will play an important role in the development of the Statistics Department, including supporting its responsibilities for delivery of the core principle syllabus of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and associated programme accreditation. There will be an expectation to practically contribute to the internationalization efforts in terms of both teaching and research activities.


George Boole, credited with laying the mathematical foundations for the Information Age, is UCCs most famous scholar and its first Professor of Mathematics. The School of Mathematical Sciences (https://www.ucc.ie/en/matsci/), has 26 permanent academic staff FTEs including Chairs in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics. The Department of Statistics has research linkage across campus including Medicine and Health. There is developing academic collaboration with the Department of Computer Science and the INSIGHT Center for Data Analytics (https://www.insight-centre.org). Future growth in this direction is anticipated.


Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Finbarr O'Sullivan, Head of Department of Statistics, Tel: +353 (0)21 4205836, Email: f.osullivan@ucc.ie. For further information on the School of Mathematical Sciences, please visit http://www.ucc.ie/en/euclid/

Depending on experience and qualification, the appointment will be made above the bar on the lectureship scale:


Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: €64,627- €83,096 (Scale B) / €61,487 - €79,068 (Scale A) per annum. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

Application Instructions:
Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 6th August 2019.

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

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