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Faculty Position in Actuarial Science at UW-Madison

10/03/2017 —

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin School of Business
Department of Risk and Insurance. 
Tenure Track Faculty Position in Actuarial Science

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Risk and Insurance Department at the Wisconsin School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position open to any rank effective Fall 2018. We seek applicants with demonstrated research interest in areas related to actuarial science and predictive analytics.  

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Risk and Insurance Department at the University of Wisconsin?Madison is one of the oldest in the country, dating back to the 1930s. We are proud to be ranked among the best of all programs in both actuarial science and risk management and insurance, both from curricular and research perspectives. We believe our department offers a unique perspective on the analysis of risk with particular research strengths in the areas of health analytics, dependency modeling, behavioral science, health and aging economics, and insurance economics.  We are also proud to be part of a great university with excellent resources available to both faculty and students. The Wisconsin School of Business offers degrees in actuarial science and risk management and insurance at the undergraduate, MBA in risk management and insurance, and PhD levels. We also have a Capstone Certificate Program in Actuarial Science targeted to post?undergraduate students.

JOB QUALIFICIATIONS: Applicants are expected to hold a PhD in actuarial science, statistics, or a related field prior to the start of the appointment. The selected individual must be strong technically as well as an effective classroom educator, and interested in working in a collaborative environment. We seek someone able to teach all of the preliminary actuarial exam material from either the SOA or CAS, with preference for someone who holds credentials from one of the societies.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted online at the URL noted below and include (a) statement of interest, (b) full curriculum vitae, (c) one PDF file to include a brief statement of current and future research interests, at least one working paper, and evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g., teaching evaluations, letters). You will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references. References will be contacted and asked to provide a letter of recommendation.

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality

  • Electronic submissions are required
  • Applications received by November 1, 2017 are ensured of consideration, although the posting will remain open until filled.
  • Submit applications here:  http://go.wisc.edu/mc51x0

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