Utah Valley University

Position Title: Assistant Professor – Mathematics - Actuarial Science Emphasis
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Orem, Utah 84058, United States
Subject Area: Mathematics - Actuarial Science Emphasis
Application Deadline: none
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at Utah Valley University invites qualified individuals to apply for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor of mathematics – actuarial science emphasis, starting August 2019. Duties include teaching lower-and upper- division statistics courses as well as mathematics courses as required. The teaching assignment is 12 credit hours per semester. Applicants should have an engaging and effective teaching style, be fluent in the use of courseware and other technologies for face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online instruction, and should also pursue scholarly activities. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in mathematics, actuarial science, or a related field. ABD applicants will be considered, but must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree by June 30, 2019. In addition to serving on committees in the department and the university, the candidate will serve as the coordinator of the actuarial science program. The duties as coordinator will include teaching actuarial exam preparation courses, keeping curriculum up-to-date, and organizing campus events for actuarial science students such as guest speakers and job fairs. The main campus of Utah Valley University is located in Orem, Utah. UVU is a rapidly growing institution which primarily emphasizes undergraduate education. The mathematics department currently also offers a graduate certificate. The application materials should include a current CV, a statement of experience in and philosophy of teaching and scholarship, a list of four references, and recent transcripts. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for the position via the UVU website (www.uvu.jobs). Review of applications will begin February 09, 2019.

Required Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited institution with a terminal degree (Ph. D.) in a related academic field of study plus one year of teaching experience. Must have experience assessing student learning capabilities and learning styles and understand how to develop curriculum of assigned courses.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, or a related field.

Apply at: http://www.uvu.jobs/postings/10728

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