University of Manitoba, Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research

Position ID: 2602-PROF [#24113, 30850]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 3V4, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Actuarial Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/01/19 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/12/20)
Position Description:    

The University of Manitoba I.H. Asper School of Business Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE or FULL PROFESSOR in ACTUARIAL STUDIES – POSITION # 30850

Applications are invited for a probationary (tenure-track) position in the Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research in the I.H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The appointment start date is July 1, 2024, or soon thereafter. Salary, which is market competitive, and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Warren Centre offers undergraduate programs leading to either a B.Comm. (Hons) or a B.Sc. (Hons) degree and an M.Sc. program in Actuarial Mathematics. The successful candidate may supervise PhD students through the University’s interdisciplinary PhD program. The Warren Centre is one of the oldest centres of actuarial education in North America with actuarial courses being offered since 1912. Over 700 graduates have become either Associates or Fellows of the Society of Actuaries (SOA), Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), or Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA). The Warren Centre has been recognized as a Center of Actuarial Excellence by SOA since 2009 and accredited by CIA under its University Accreditation Program since 2011.

Applicants must possess a PhD or near completion of a PhD in actuarial science, statistics, or a related field. A successful candidate who is close to completion of their Ph.D. may be appointed to a term position at the rank of Lecturer until successful completion of their degree, at which time they will convert to a probationary (tenure-track) appointment as an Assistant Professor. Candidates must have a demonstrated interest and experience with actuarial education and research. The successful candidate should have a successful track record of high-quality scholarly research in actuarial science and demonstrated potential to establish an independent and externally fundable research program. At the Assistant Professor rank, candidates must display a promising research agenda and success in teaching. At the Associate Professor rank, candidates must have a strong research orientation, a demonstrated record of high-quality publications and successful experience in academic teaching. At the Professor rank, candidates must demonstrate leadership in research, an excellent record of high-quality publications and successful experience in academic teaching.

We are seeking candidates who are enthusiastic about teaching talented undergraduates and graduates and helping them prepare for actuarial careers. Preference will be given to applicants with an actuarial credential from SOA, CAS, or CIA. The selected candidate will also be expected to supervise research at all levels, contribute to the development and evolution of courses and programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and assist with the actuarial accreditation, as needed. Service contribution to the Warren Centre, the Asper School and the larger community is expected. Substantial start-up research funding is provided for new faculty members as is a fully paid six-month research/study leave after three years.

The University of Manitoba is a driving force of innovation, discovery, and advancement. Our momentum is propelled by our campus community – UM faculty, staff, and students whose determination and curiosity shape our world for the better. Our teaching, learning and work environment is uniquely strengthened and enriched by Indigenous perspectives. With two main campuses in Winnipeg, satellite campuses throughout Manitoba, and world-wide research, UM’s impact is global.

Discover outstanding employee benefits, experience world-class facilities, and join a dynamic community that values reconciliation, sustainability, equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are one of Manitoba’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. At the University of Manitoba, what inspires you can change everything.

The I.H. Asper School of Business is the principal business school in the province of Manitoba and is accredited by AACSB. The Asper School offers undergraduate, MBA, MSc and PhD degrees. The Asper School is a research intensive institution comprised of approximately 64 full-time faculty members publishing in leading academic journals and has approximately 1,900 undergraduate students, 150 MBA students, 30 MFin,, 15 MSCM, 13 MSc, and 34 PhD students.

The City of Winnipeg (, located where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet, is recognized for its vibrant, multicultural community and diverse culture. The city, with a growing population of more than 766,000, is home to internationally renowned festivals, galleries and museums, the historic Exchange District and The Forks, and ever-expanding research, education, and business sectors. From the Hudson Bay waters, across the farmland fields, to the pulse of the cities and towns, The Province of Manitoba’s ( people and places – its 100,000 lakes, 92 provincial parks, winding river valleys and storied prairie skies – inspire.

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-7195. Please note, this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, a one-page statement of research interests, a one-page statement of teaching interests, and evidence of effective teaching if available (e.g., teaching ratings). If you wish to be considered for an interview, please submit your application package by January 19, 2024. A review of applications will begin on January 20, 2024, but we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please forward your application by email to Colleen Loewen at

Please address your application materials to: Dr. Zhenyu Wu, Search Committee Chair Associate Dean Research and Graduate Research Programs I.H. Asper School of Business Room 318 Drake Centre University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V4

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitas may be provided to participating members of the search process.

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