University of California, Santa Barbara, Statistics and Applied Probability

Position ID: UCSBSAPP-VAPFINMATHACT [#13058, JPF01349]
Position Title: Visiting Faculty Position (VAP) - Financial Math/Actuarial Science
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Santa Barbara, California 93106-3110, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Financial Math/Actuarial Science
Application Deadline: 2019/10/31help popup finished (2018/11/01, finished 2019/10/09, listed until 2019/10/31)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor faculty positions in Financial Mathematics/Actuarial Science for the 2019-2020 academic year (with the possibility of renewal up to 3 years), with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Candidates whose research interests engage with faculty in the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research ( are particularly encouraged to apply. 

 The Department comprises 15 permanent faculty members, as well as more than half a dozen visitors and postdocs. Our vibrant research atmosphere is driven by CFMAR as well as interdisciplinary research groups in Data Science and Statistics. A full year Visiting Assistant Professor appointment carries a teaching load of 5 one-quarter courses per year. Departmental teaching includes upper-division undergraduate courses in probability, stochastic processes, actuarial science and mathematical finance. Subject to budgetary approval, some positions will carry a reduced teaching load. 

 Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application and should have completed their PhD (or equivalent) by the time of appointment. Successful applicants will demonstrate or show strong promise for undergraduate teaching, collaborative research and synergies with UCSB Statistics and Applied Probability faculty. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position. 

 Applicants should apply ONLY through MathJobs: [

 Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include: 
 • Cover letter 
 • Curriculum vitae 
 • Statement of research 
 • Statement of teaching 
 • Applicants will need to arrange for exactly 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via Mathjobs. At least one letter should describe teaching accomplishments. 

 Applications received by December 1, 2018 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. 

 The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Contact: Nancy Emerson, (805)893-2129, (805)893-4867 (fax)
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Statistics and Applied Probability
UC Santa Barbara
5607A South Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3110
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