University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UIUC-SP20ACSCIINSTLECT [#15635, 127216]
Position Title: Instructor or Lecturer - Actuarial Science
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States [map]
Subject Area: Actuarial Science
Application Deadline: 2020/02/28help popup (posted 2020/02/06, listed until 2020/02/28)
Position Description:    

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Instructor or Lecturer in Actuarial Science
Department of Mathematics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks applicants for an Instructor or Lecturer, specifically for the Actuarial Science program.   The position involves teaching a range of courses in the department.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Teach actuarial science and risk management courses.  These may include large service courses and small discussion sections.
  • Supervise TAs and graders for these courses.
  • Develop and maintain curriculum and stewardship material for these courses.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Actuarial Science or related areas for Instructor.
  • Ph.D. in Actuarial Science or related areas for Lecturer.

NOTE: Related Areas are Statistics, Risk Management and Insurance, Finance, or another subject appropriate for Actuarial Science.

  • 1 year of college teaching or similar corporate training experience.
  • Passed three preliminary actuarial professional exams.
  • Evidence of quality teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of college teaching or similar corporate training experience
  • Professional credentials such as the Associate or the Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, etc.
  • Experience in course development.

The Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement.  Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally.  To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.

We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff (

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit

Preference will be given to applicants who are Associates or Fellows of one of the professional actuarial societies, or who have made exam progress toward membership.  However, all research areas pertaining to Actuarial Science are welcome.  

The Instructor/Lecturer position is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track position appointed on a 9-month service basis.  Eligibility for the benefits are contingent on your citizenship or work authorization.  For full details on eligibility requirements, please reference

The expected start date is August 16, 2020.  Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  

To apply for this position, please create your candidate profile at and upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three professional references by February 28, 2020.  Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date.  For further information regarding application procedures, contact Caitie Bruning,

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