Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University

Position ID: McMaster-TTAM [#11091]
Position Title: Teaching Track - Assistant Professor - Actuarial Math
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Actuarial, Statistical or Mathematical Science or Mathematical Finance
Starting Date: 2018/07/01
Application Deadline: 2018/01/01 finished (2017/10/18, finished 2018/07/15)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at McMaster University invites applications for a teaching-track faculty position in Actuarial Mathematics at the level of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2018.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in an area of actuarial, statistical or mathematical sciences, or mathematical finance, and a demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. Desired qualifications include experience as an actuarial analyst, a documented record of excellence in teaching, actuarial credentials (e.g., associateship or fellowship level with SOA, CAS, or CIA), and evidence of scholarship or research in actuarial science, financial mathematics, or a related area.

McMaster University is a medical-doctoral, research-intensive university located in Hamilton, Ontario with over 24000 undergraduate and 3500 graduate students. McMaster is a student-centred, research-intensive university committed to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. The Department of Mathematics & Statistics ( houses undergraduate programs in Mathematics & Statistics and Actuarial & Financial Mathematics, as well as graduate programs in Mathematics, Statistics, and Financial Mathematics.

Candidates may apply for this position via MathJobs. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and evidence of teaching as well as professional experience. Candidates should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation. At least one of these letters should report on the candidate's teaching abilities. Candidates are asked to submit all application materials via mathjobs at The letters of recommendation can alternatively be mailed directly to: 

Dr. Hans U Boden, Chair 
Department of Mathematics & Statistics 
McMaster University 
1280 Main Street West 
Hamilton, ON 
L8S 4M2 

We appreciate all replies to this advertisement, but only short-listed applicants will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: 
Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada 
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) 

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:
McMaster University
Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics
1280 Main Street West, HH 218
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1

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