Assistant or Associate Professor

  • Appalachian State University
  • Boone, NC, USA
  • Oct 10, 2023
Full time Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description


Assistant or Associate Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Department: Mathematical Sciences - 250500

Minimum Qualifications
  • For Fellows of a professional actuarial society: a Master’s degree in Actuarial Science or a closely related field; or, for non-Fellows: an earned doctorate in Actuarial Science or a closely related field and at least 3 passed actuarial exams.
  • A minimum of 18 graduate hours of mathematics, statistics or actuarial science coursework.
  • Either experience in or documented potential for:
    • educating students of varied backgrounds;
    • pursuing and using proven pedagogical strategies in the classroom.

  • Clear agenda for continuing scholarship.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
The ideal candidate will have experience:
  • Teaching actuarial science courses and developing related curriculum.
  • Mentoring actuarial science students.
  • Developing or maintaining professional relationships between academia and industry.
  • Research and scholarly interest to support the actuarial science program

License/Certification Required

Description of the Department or Unit
The Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science is housed in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. The program is currently listed as a UCAP-AC program with the Society of Actuaries. The actuarial science faculty include two faculty with credentials, an ASA and FSA, one of which has industry experience. Over the last ten years, the Actuarial Science program has graduated on average 13 students per academic year.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences consists of 29 tenured or tenure-track faculty, as well as more than 30 full- and part-time non-tenure-track faculty. In addition to the Actuarial Science program, the Department offers an undergraduate degree in mathematics with concentrations in business, computation, life sciences, physical sciences, secondary education, and statistics; an undergraduate certificate program in sports analytics; and a master’s degree in mathematics. Over the last ten years, the department has graduated 55 undergraduate and 10 graduate majors each year on average.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Teaching undergraduate mathematics and/or statistics courses supporting the actuarial science major. The standard teaching load is 18 hours per academic year for research-active faculty and may include teaching online.
  • Establishing and maintaining an active program of research or other scholarly activities related to actuarial science.
  • Participating in service activities related to the actuarial science program, which may include advising and mentoring students, developing curricula, developing and maintaining professional relationships in the actuarial community, and planning and assessment.
  • Other activities needed for faculty governance at the department, college, and university levels.

Proposed Date of Hire: 08/19/2024
Suggested Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Evaluation of Applications Begins: 12/01/2023

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Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

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