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Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-track, Actuarial Science/Mathematics
Long Island University in Brookville, New York
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Date Posted 01/01/2020
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Starting Date: As soon as possible

At its core a liberal arts institution, LIU Post is dedicated to meeting the needs and expanding the horizons of all our students, whether in the arts and sciences, or professional schools or through life-long learning. We at LIU Post are committed to providing highly individualized educational experiences in every department and program from the freshman year through advanced doctoral research in selected areas. The emphasis on the student learner is evident; in our faculty's devotion to excellence in teaching, our intensive advisement system, and our encouragement of experiential learning through cooperative education, internships, practica, community service, study abroad, research projects, and artistic performance. Our students benefit as well from the Campus's participation in one of the nation's largest private university systems, and from our ability to draw on the unparalleled cultural and professional resources of New York City and Long Island. Graduates of LIU Post will have developed strong critical and expressive abilities, civic responsibility, and a mature understanding of the ideas, events and forces shaping the modern world.

LIU Post's Department of Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics is seeking a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Actuarial Science/Mathematics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Actuarial Science or related field. The candidate should be qualified to assist in all aspects of the development of the university's recently approved New York State-Certified Actuarial Science program. Candidates who can also teach applied mathematics courses such as advanced statistics and numerical analysis will be given preference.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Teaching primarily in courses in our new Actuarial Science program, with some teaching across the program expected.

  • Participation in recruitment, retention and admissions activities.

  • Participation in program committee work including program evaluation, accreditation tasks.

  • Actively engages in scholarship to advance knowledge and develops and implements a scholarship plan/faculty development plan.

  • Disseminates scholarly work consistent with University policies and accreditation expectations as well as securing funding to support such research.

  • Engages in a process of formative and summative course evaluation to enhance the student learning experience.

  • Serves on programmatic and university committees.

  • Advise students on academic, professional, and/or personal issues and provide student internship placement support.

  • Demonstrates professionalism and ethical behavior.

  • Fulfills other duties and responsibilities as requested by the Program Director and Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Actuarial Science or related field and demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research.

Please send cover letter, CV and three letters of recommendation.

Applications are due by February 15th, and review of applications will begin on March 1st, 2020.

LIU is an equal opportunity employer. LIU is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

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