Tenure Track Faculty Position in Actuarial Science
- Charlottetown, PEI
- Rank, salary commensurate with qualifications
- UPEI COMPETITION #04A23
- Actuarial designation
- Prince Edward Island
UNIVERSITY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCES
TENURE TRACK POSITION
The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a tenure-track position in the field of Actuarial Science at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
The successful applicant is expected to teach broadly across our Actuarial Science program, maintain a strong research program that includes the supervision of students, contributing to the further development of curriculum, and fulfilling service obligations to both the School and the University. Finally, the successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at UPEI consists of nineteen professors and two instructors, and offers programs in Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, and Video Game Programming. The School is currently in a period of growth, with the addition of new faculty, the development of graduate programs, and increased collaboration with local industry.
The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is located on Epekwitk, part of the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaw nation. This territory is covered by the Treaties of Peace and Friendship, which recognize Mi'kmaw title and establish the ongoing relationship between the Mi'kmaw nation and the Crown. The University of Prince Edward Island campus is in the provincial capital of Charlottetown, a bustling tourist destination that boasts the amenities of a much larger city, including excellent theatre, galleries, music, and dining possibilities. A province-wide hiking and biking trail runs right along the UPEI campus, and the National Park beaches and world-famous golf courses are a short drive away. Charlottetown and its surrounding communities offer charming and affordable housing options, a low crime rate, and a semi-rural lifestyle that is second-to-none.
Applicants should have:
- A Ph.D. in Actuarial Science OR a Ph.D. in Statistics, Data Science, Analytics, OR relevant industry experience together with a designation of Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA)
- Demonstrated teaching ability and a commitment to teaching excellence
A university degree in Actuarial Science, designation of Associate of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, or other relevant professional experience is an asset, but not required.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Full-time permanent faculty receive a comprehensive fringe benefits package including group life, accidental death and dismemberment, supplemental health, travel insurance, pension, and long-term disability insurance. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and experience, and a teaching dossier. Electronic submissions should be in the form of a single pdf file. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the address below.
Applications should be submitted to:
Dr. Andrew Godbout, Interim Associate Dean
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue Charlottetown PE Canada C1A 4P3 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Review of applications will begin on March 24, 2023 and continue until a suitable applicant is identified.
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