Département de mathématiques et de statistique, Universite de Montreal

Position ID: UdeM-PASFM [#12471, FAS 08-18/2]
Position Title: Professor of actuarial science or financial mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Montréal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada [map]
Application Deadline: 2018/11/05* finished (2018/09/10, finished 2019/02/11, listed until 2018/11/05)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Professor of Actuarial Science or Financial Mathematics


Faculté des arts et des sciences

Département de mathématiques et de statistique


Job description


The Département de mathématiques et de statistique is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Actuarial Science or Financial Mathematics.



The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University, especially the development of our programs in actuarial science and financial mathematics.



·       Ph. D. in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a related discipline (candidates completing dissertation will also be considered);

·       Demonstrated excellent teaching skills;

·       Excellence in research is essential;

·       Research interests in P&C Insurance or Financial Mathematics would be an asset;

·       Expertise in Data Science would be an asset;

·       Earned (or in the process to earn) credentials from a recognized Actuarial and/or Finance professional organization (or in the process to become Fellow) would be an asset;

·       An adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language or a strong commitment to mastering the proficiency level required*.



Information about the position



Posting number

FAS 08-18/2




Until November 5th, 2018 inclusively.




The Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits.



Starting date

On or after August 1st, 2019



  • The application must include the following documents:

  • a cover letter;

  • a curriculum vitæ;

  • a statement of the research project;

  • a presentation of the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy;

  • copies of up to three recent publications or research papers.

  • Four letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly by the referees. Without being a requirement, it would be advisable that they include comments on teaching aptitude.


    The complete application package and letters of recommendation must be submitted to www.mathjobs.org or emailed to direction@dms.umontreal.ca.


    The complete application package and letters of recommendation may also be sent to the chair of the Département de mathématiques et de statistique at the following address:

    Madame Marlène Frigon, Directrice

    Département de mathématiques et de statistique - Pavillon André-Aisenstadt

    Faculté des arts et des sciences - Université de Montréal

    C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville

    Montréal (QC) H3C 3J7


    For more information about the Department, please consult its Web site at:



* Language Policy

Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy, Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.


The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Equal Access Employment Program

Through its Equal Access Employment Program, Université de Montréal invites women, Aboriginal people, visible and ethnical minorities, as well as persons with disabilities to apply. During the recruitment process, our selection tools will be adapted to meet the needs of people with disabilities who request it. Be assured of the confidentiality of this information.

Université de Montréal is committed to the inclusion and the diversity of its staff and also encourages people of all sexual and gender identities to apply.

Immigration Requirements

We invite all qualified candidates to apply at UdeM. However, in accordance with immigration requirements in Canada, please note that priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Département de mathématiques et de statistique
Faculté des arts et des sciences
Université de Montréal
C.P. 6128, Succursale Centre-Ville
Montréal, Québec Canada
H3C 3J7

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