Assistant Professor of Practice, Actuarial Science



Assistant Professor of Practice, Actuarial Science

Campus: Provost
Department: Department of Mathematics
Posting Number: F00116
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 07/01/2017
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
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Position Description:
The Department of Mathematics at the University of the Pacific invites applications for a full-time non tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Practice in Actuarial Science and the Director of the Actuarial Science Program (ASP) beginning Fall 2018. Candidates should demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching in the actuarial science curriculum leading up to being credentialed at the associateship level. Desired qualifications include experience as an actuarial analyst, a documented record of instruction and student mentoring, and demonstrated success working with diverse student and/or faculty populations.
Responsibilities include
  • teaching five semester courses per academic year
  • teaching or organizing 1 unit exam preparation courses
  • curriculum development for actuarial science courses
  • advising and mentoring actuarial science majors, preparing students for exams, organizing student projects
  • engaging in professional outreach, enhancing the Pacific network in the actuarial profession
  • assisting students seeking internships
  • professional development for our growing actuarial science program
  • representing the program within the University of the Pacific and externally
  • other activities designed to develop the skills of actuarial studies students

    The University of the Pacific is a comprehensive, student-centered, private university with its main campus located in Stockton, CA. The Department of Mathematics is a part of the College of the Pacific which offers programs in humanities, fine arts, and social and natural sciences. Pacific's Stockton campus further contains Schools of Engineering & Computer Science, Education, Business, Pharmacy, International Studies, and Music. Pacific's Dugoni School of Dentistry is in San Francisco, and its McGeorge School of Law is in Sacramento.

    Pacific is an AA/EOE employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category.

    Basic Qualifications:
    Actuarial credentials at the associateship or fellowship level with either the SOA or CAS or a society mutually recognized by the SOA or CAS.

    A degree (M.S. preferred) in statistics, actuarial science, mathematics, or a closely related field.

    Additional Qualifications:


    Physical Requirements:


    Special Instructions:
    Applicants are required to upload the following documents to their online application: 1. Cover letter stating their qualifications and interest in the position. 2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae 3. Statement of teaching philosophy Additionally, applicants are required to provide contact information for three (3) professional references.

    Contact Information:


    Contact Email:

    Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? No
    Minimum Number of References: 3
    Maximum Number of References: 6

    Background Check Statement:
    Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check

    To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/10424

    AA/EEO Policy Statement:
    University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

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