Assistant Professor of Actuarial Science
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of actuarial science. The teaching load is two courses per semester (Fall/Spring) for the first year and three courses per semester after that.
The department has successful majors in mathematics, actuarial science, analytical finance, and computer & data science, which allows for the opportunity to teach a variety of classes. Working in those rapidly changing fields, the College’s agility encourages the department to experiment with new ideas. Therefore the department seeks a colleague who is flexible, intellectually omnivorous, and eager to engage in varied roles.
The successful candidate will also assist the department in developing an actuarial research program. S/he will teach in department and service courses and share the College’s commitment to helping students achieve their goals by working with them inside and outside the classroom. S/he will also join the department in service as well as service to the broader campus.
LVC has had a successful actuarial program for more than 50 years and the College is proud of that success. For example, over the last three years, actuarial science seniors have passed an average of three actuarial exams each. For more information about the department visit https://www.lvc.edu/academics/programs-of-study/mathematics-program/department-of-mathematical-sciences/
Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in mathematics, actuarial science, or a related field. To apply, please submit a cover letter that briefly addresses the following two questions:
• What aspects of this job are most attractive to you? (i.e., talk about us)
• How would you help strengthen our program? (i.e. talk about you)
Please also submit a CV, teaching statement, research statement, and three (or more) professional letters of reference, two of which address teaching. All documents should be submitted to assistant professor of actuarial science . A review of applications will begin on November 26, 2018 and the position will remain open until filled.