University of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Aug 12, 2019Full time
Dr. L.A.H. Warren Chair in Actuarial Science/Tenure-Track University of Manitoba University of Manitoba I.H. Asper School of Business Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research Dr. L.A.H. Warren Chair in Actuarial Science/Tenure-Track Position Numbers 23773/23772 The Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track or tenured Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for the Dr. L.A.H. Warren Chair in Actuarial Science, I.H. Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba. The Warren Chair is an endowed Chair funded by both corporate and individual donors from the insurance and actuarial communities. The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, a cosmopolitan city with a population of 780,000. Winnipeg is a culturally diverse community and is known for its variety of accessible amenities, activities and events. The city has all the facilities of a major centre, but with the atmosphere of a smaller, friendlier city. It provides a high quality of life at modest expense and offers access to some of the most beautiful lake country and recreational facilities in North America. 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 is a research intensive institution comprised of approximately 56 Full time faculty members publishing in leading academic journals and has approximately 1,600 undergraduate students, 130 MBA students, 35 MSc students, and 24 PhD students. Located in the Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, the Actuarial program is offered jointly with the Department of Statistics. The program offers an undergraduate and MSc programs in Actuarial Mathematics and has several interdisciplinary Ph.D. students. This Actuarial Program is one of the oldest in North America with actuarial courses being offered since 1912. Over 700 graduates have become either Associates or Fellows of the Society of Actuaries, Casualty Actuarial Society, or Canadian Institute of Actuaries. Substantial research funding is provided for new faculty members. The Warren Centre has been recognized as a Centre of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries since 2009, and accredited by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries under its University Accreditation Program since 2011.