The University of Calgary invites applications for a limited term instructor position in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, to start on or after 1st July 2019 for a 13 month term.
Duties include undergraduate and/or graduate teaching in Actuarial Science and Statistics.
The ideal candidate will hold a PhD or MSc or equivalent in Actuarial Science or in a closely-related area, and will have good communication skills, and have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. They will also hold a professional actuarial designation (Associate or Fellow) or be actively working towards such in the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, Society of Actuaries, or Casualty Actuarial Society.
The Actuarial Science program at the University of Calgary is one of the largest in Western Canada. It encompasses both an undergraduate degree and a (new) Actuarial Science specialization in our graduate (MSc and PhD) programs. The University of Calgary is fully accredited by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.
The successful candidate will have opportunities for professional development through the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, as well as becoming part of a vibrant group of instructors in Mathematics and Statistics. There will also be opportunities to work with researchers in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Biostatistics, and Mathematical Finance, and more widely with data science researchers across campus.
How to apply
Interested candidates should submit applications electronically through MathJobs.org. Applications should include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching experience and philosophy. Each applicant should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded to the MathJobs website.
The submitted material should provide evidence of excellence in teaching. Evidence for excellence in teaching may comprise positive teaching accomplishments and accolades, strong letters of reference and teaching evaluations, and a teaching dossier. Evidence of a professional actuarial designation or active progress towards such may comprise details about the designation achieved, or requirements towards such achieved to date.
Questions may be addressed to the Search Committee by emailing email@example.com.
The review of applications will begin on June 14, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website.
The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)