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Assistant Professor and Program Director in Actuarial Science

Company: Elizabethtown College
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Elizabethtown College seeks a highly motivated and experienced-- -Assistant Professor and Program Director in Actuarial Science-- -(full-time, tenure-track, 9-month appointment) to join our Mathematics faculty in the School of Business.-- --- -The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching and advising undergraduate students in Actuarial Science, collaborating with math and business faculty on curriculum development and assessment, and contributing to the overall academic excellence of the School of Business. The preferred start date is August 1, 2023; however, January 1, 2024 and July 1, 2024 start dates will be considered for highly qualified candidates. - Teaching undergraduate courses in Actuarial Science, including but not limited to long-term and short-term actuarial mathematics, financial mathematics, probability theory, and mathematical statistics.
- Advising undergraduate students pursuing a degree in Actuarial Science and helping them develop the necessary skills to become successful professionals.
- Leading in collaboration with Mathematical Science and Business faculty on continued development of a well-established and successful Actuarial Science program that offers preparation for all Associate level-- -SOA-- -credentialing exams.
- Leading the development and administration of assessments of student learning outcomes and program effectiveness.
- Maintenance of an active research and scholarly agenda, preferably involving undergraduate students.
- Engaging in professional development activities to increase teaching effectiveness and remain current with the latest developments in the field of Actuarial Science.
- Building and maintaining strong relationships with alumni and potential employers.
- Enhancing student recruitment and retention efforts in Actuarial Science.
-Contributing to the overall growth and success of the School of Business and Elizabethtown College by service, including membership on committees and/or councils. Required Qualifications: Candidates should have actuarial credentials (Associate or Fellow) in either the Society of Actuaries or the Casualty Actuarial Society and possess a minimum of a master--------s degree.

A strong commitment to quality teaching and advising at the undergraduate level is expected. The successful candidate will be able to collaborate with Mathematics and Business faculty and contribute to our inclusive academic community. The position also requires excellent communication skills and the ability to interact and work effectively with students, colleagues, and industry professionals.

For full consideration, please upload: a cover letter; CV; statement of teaching philosophy; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement; statement describing research and scholarly interests; and contact information for three references who will be contacted electronically to submit letters of recommendation on your behalf.

The cover letter should detail your interest in being part of the Elizabethtown College community and desire to teach and mentor undergraduate students majoring in actuarial science and develop and promote the actuarial science program.
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statement should discuss your past work and future plans to foster equitable and inclusive practices and promote multicultural competencies in the field of Actuarial Science.
Review of applications will begin May 22 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree in Mathematics or related field, and to those with teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

Experience with or demonstrated ability to teach, mentor, and support students from historically underrepresented groups in science is preferred. PandoLogic. Keywords: Assistant Professor, Location: Washington, DC - 20037

Keywords: Elizabethtown College, Washington DC , Assistant Professor and Program Director in Actuarial Science, Education / Teaching , Washington, DC

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