University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, College of Letters and Science

Position ID: 3101-AP [#21600]
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201, United States
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/11/18)
Position Description:    

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 2328054

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
Situated on the shores of the largest system of freshwater lakes on earth, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee provides a world-class and affordable education to 24,000 students from 90 countries. As an R1 research and access university, we are committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment that values excellence in research and teaching. We want to attract, retain, and grow a diverse staff that honors unique experiences and perspectives, and we take pride in the diversity of our student body, faculty and staff, and programs.

The department’s actuarial program is a Center of Actuarial Excellence, designated by the Society of Actuaries. We currently have over 100 undergraduate students and about a dozen M.S. and Ph.D. students preparing for actuarial careers. Our graduates find stimulating employment with local and national insurance companies and consulting firms. We currently have four full-time faculty members supporting the program. More information about the program can be found on our webpage HERE.

Job Summary
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR beginning in Fall 2023. The department is seeking an outstanding candidate with a PhD in actuarial science, statistics, mathematics or a related area with research expertise in actuarial science.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicant Minimum Qualifications:
  1. PhD in actuarial science, statistics, or related field by August 2023
  2. Actuarial credentials from SOA/CAS, or be close to attaining credentials
  3. Research specialization in actuarial science

Preferred Qualifications
Applicant Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Demonstrated potential for high scholarly productivity
  2. Demonstrated strong teaching ability
  3. Demonstrated potential to attract external funding

Application Instructions
Candidates seeking consideration, must submit application materials electronically and include the following:
  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of research interests; 4 page maximum
  4. Teaching philosophy; 1 page maximum
  5. SOA/CAS transcript (Other 1 document)
  6. A diversity statement; 1 page maximum (Other 2 document)

Additionally, as part of our application process, three letters of reference will be required.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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