Overview

The School of Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Central Missouri invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Actuarial Science beginning August 2018.
The successful candidate should possess the credentials, experience and documented achievements appropriate for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

UCM CORE ATTRIBUTES Our core behaviors all employees are expected to model.
During the annual review process, all employees will be rated on how well they model these behaviors.

  • Engaging: Immersive learning experience through purposeful involvement of employees and students.
  • Cumulative: Aggregating multiple points of learning to broaden and deepen education.
  • Passionate: Encouraging employees and students to find his or her sense of purpose.
  • Confident: Embracing change and the new opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.
  • Enterprising: Creating new ways for all students and employees to engage in their education and jobs.
  • Caring: Acting on the needs and welfare of our people and the community.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate should possess the credentials, experience and documented achievements appropriate for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, including:

Ph.D. in actuarial science, mathematics, or statistics by August 2018 required.

Successful candidates should be able to teach a variety of undergraduate and Graduate levels courses.

Preference will be given to candidates who are in the process of, or interested in, achieving an Associate or Fellow designation in the Society of Actuaries and can contribute to UCM earning the Centers of Actuarial Excellence designation.

The Associate or Fellow designation in the Society of Actuaries must be obtained before promotion and tenure consideration.

A strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and continued professional growth.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Note: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at https://jobs.ucmo.edu and apply to position 998534.

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) copies of transcripts showing all degrees completed; and (4) include on faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references.

Official transcripts and three (3) letters of recommendation will be requested for candidates invited for on-campus interview.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. The desired starting date for this appointment is August 2018. This is a 9-month appointment.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Dr. Phoebe McLaughlin, Search Committee Chair at pmclaughlin@ucmo.edu or phone 660-543-4930.

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at jobs@ucmo.edu or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.