Tenure-Track Appointment in Actuarial Mathematics


Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment in Actuarial Mathematics at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science, York University to commence July 1, 2015, subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidate will have completed all the requirements for a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a related discipline by the start date, and have a file that provides documentation of excellence (or, for very junior candidates, the promise of excellence) in both research and teaching. This candidate will also be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and be capable of, and willing to, assume a leadership role in the Department's actuarial program. The ideal candidate will be a Fellow of one of the following professional societies: Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), Society of Actuaries (SoA), Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), Faculty and Institute of Actuaries (FIA), or Institute of Actuaries of Australia (IAA). Candidates willing to commit to prompt achievement of Associate status, followed by Fellowship will also be considered.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications must be received by January 5, 2015. Applicants should post their curriculum vitae, an outline of their research plan and a description of teaching interests on MathJobs.org. They should also arrange for three letters of recommendation (one of which should address teaching) to be sent there. Questions regarding application procedures for this position should be directed to Susan Rainey at srainey@yorku.ca.