Actuarial Science

Normal, Illinois
Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.
Jul 22, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Actuarial Science Position Announcement

The Mathematics Department at Illinois State University is seeking applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Actuarial Science beginning August 16, 2018.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Statistics, or an Actuarial-Science-related area is required however ABDs will also be considered. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.

Responsibilities: The candidate selected will be expected to work with the Actuarial Program in the administration and service areas, teach courses related to actuarial science, pursue research and professional involvement in actuarial science, and otherwise contribute to the life of the department. Refereed research publications, quality teaching and professional service are required for tenure.

Rank and Salary:  Rank is at Assistant Professor. Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

Department and Programs: The Mathematics Department offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in mathematics, and a Ph.D. degree in mathematics education. Within the Bachelor’s program there are sequences in mathematics, mathematics education, statistics, and actuarial science. The Master’s program offers specializations in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, biomathematics, and mathematics education. Consult our web site at for more information. Illinois State University is a Center of Actuarial Excellence, and was awarded that recognition in December 2009, among the first nine universities in the United States, and the first one in the state of Illinois. In 2016, we also won the Casualty Actuarial Society University Award.

The University and Community: Illinois State University, with more than 20,000 students, is a state-supported, multi-purpose institution located in Bloomington-Normal, a fast-growing community located midway between Chicago and St. Louis.

To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, applicants should attach the following to posting number 0709654 via  by December 1, 2017:

  1. an online faculty application
  2. a curriculum vitae
  3. official transcripts for highest degree conferred

Please note, late submissions may be considered if the position remains unfilled.

Additionally, please send three letters of recommendation by December 1, 2017, to: Illinois State University: Actuarial Science Position, Ms. Julie Lappin, Department of Mathematics, Campus Box 4520, Normal, IL 61790-4520. E-mail:  FAX:  (309) 438-5866.

For Additional Information on the position contact: Ms. Julie Lappin,, or consult the program Web site:  Phone:  (309) 438-8781.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.