Drake University, School of Actuarial Science & Risk Management

Position ID: DrakeU-VP [#16149]
Position Title: Visiting Professor of Actuarial Science & Risk Management
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Des Moines, Iowa 50311, United States [map]
Subject Area: Actuarial Science & Risk Management
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/08/05, listed until 2021/02/05)
Position Description:    

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Drake University’s School of Actuarial Science & Risk Management (SoASRM) is seeking candidates for a full-time Visiting Professorship with an anticipated start date of January 25 or August 24, 2021. The duties of the position include teaching and research that support the SoASRM. We are looking for a candidate with an existing research record, including publications in actuarial journals and ongoing research related to actuarial science and risk management.

Successful candidates will present evidence of teaching excellence. The ability to teach courses related to insurance, data analytics, and finance is preferred, but not required. Additionally, experience teaching in an online or hybrid environment is desirable. The candidate may have the opportunity to teach at the graduate level or within the Master of Jurisprudence program. The candidate will be expected to participate in service activities that may include advising students and student organizations, developing curricula, and outreach to the local insurance community.


An earned Doctorate degree in actuarial science is preferred and closely related fields will be considered from an accredited university. Those near completion (ABD) will be considered with a requirement of degree completion within one year of appointment. Applicants are required to be qualified according to AACSB standards. Relevant actuarial credentials (e.g., ACAS, ASA, FCAS, FSA) are preferred, but not essential. Casualty credentials are welcome.

The College

The SoASRM is part of Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA). The SoASRM holds the Center of Actuarial Excellence designation given by the Society of Actuaries and the Global Center of Insurance Excellence designation given by the International Insurance Society. The CBPA is accredited by the AACSB and offers strong undergraduate programs with over 1,000 students pursuing bachelor’s degrees in one or more of the College’s 11 majors. The CBPA’s graduate program offers four degrees to over 500 graduate students: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Data Analytics Leadership (MDAL), and Master of Accounting (MAcc).

The University

Drake University is a private, comprehensive university dedicated to high-quality teaching. It is located in Des Moines, Iowa, an insurance and financial center with a metropolitan population of over 500,000. Enrollment is selective and limited to approximately 5,500 students in the schools and colleges of the University. Founded in 1881, Drake University has been on the approved list of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools since 1913.

Application Instructions

To apply, upload (1) a cover letter, (2) a current resume or curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching and research philosophy, (4) a diversity statement, and (5) names and contact information for three references to http://drake.hiretouch.com. For more information, please contact Doug Bujakowski, Assistant Professor of Actuarial Science & Risk Management, Drake University, College of Business and Public Administration, 2507 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311-4505, doug.bujakowski@drake.edu.

Drake University is an equal opportunity employer, and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status.

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Contact: Doug Bujakowski
Postal Mail:
2507 University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311

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