University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UIUC-AY2223OPENRANKACSCI [#20449, 153853]
Position Title: Open Rank Faculty Position in Actuarial Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2022/10/17 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/23, finished 2023/04/22)
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Tenure Track (Open Rank) Faculty Position in Actuarial Science

Department of Mathematics

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Applications are invited for one full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty position (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) in Actuarial Science. All research areas pertaining to Actuarial Science are welcome. Successful candidates are expected to maintain an active and independent research program, provide service to the department, the university, and the profession, and teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants are required to have (or expected to receive) a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Actuarial Science or Mathematics or Statistics or a related field. Target start date is August 16, 2023. Salary and teaching load are competitive. Candidates with a documented commitment to working with students or faculty from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented in the field through teaching, mentoring, or administration are especially encouraged to apply.


The Actuarial Science Program at the University of Illinois is recognized by the Society of Actuaries as a Center of Actuarial Excellence. The program has won multiple Casualty Actuarial Society’s University Awards. It offers a full range of degree programs including Bachelors in Actuarial Science, Masters in Actuarial Science, Masters in Predictive Analytics and Risk Management, PhD in Actuarial Science and Risk Analytics. It is a nationally recognized actuarial and advanced analytics programs with graduates highly sought after by the financial and insurance industry.


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 ( To find out more about the resources available at the university and Urbana-Champaign community please visit these sites:


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Applications should be submitted electronically through For applications at the rank of Assistant Professor, required are a letter of application, curriculum vitae, up to 3 representative publications, statement of teaching and research interests, and contact information for three professional references. Referees will be contacted electronically after submission of the application. All supporting documents including reference letters must be received before the closing date for full consideration.


For applications at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, required are a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements and contact information for at least three professional references. After a review of the application material, the search committee may then contact the applicant about soliciting letters of reference.


To ensure full consideration, applications need to be received by October 17, 2022. Questions about the position or application procedures may be directed to Caitie Bruning,


The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing


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