Adjunct Instructor - Actuarial Science

St. Louis, MO
Feb 08, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20100727 Job Title Adjunct Instructor - Actuarial Science Working Title Position Type Faculty Posting Text

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in their fields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are an integral part of the University’s learning community and teach courses online and/or on main campus. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a welcoming environment for a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for an academically/professionally qualified adjunct faculty member to teach Actuarial Science undergraduate and graduate courses:
• Insurance and Risk
• Corporate Finance
• Topics in Actuarial Science
• Loss Models
• Introduction to ERM
• Derivative Market
• Statistical Modeling
• Actuarial Modeling
• Predictive Modeling

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
• Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract.
• Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
• Review and suggest updates to essential learning objectives and course syllabus, Prepare lesson plans and assignments.
• Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.
• Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
• Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
• Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner (with 24-36 hrs.).
• Establish office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.
• Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or Data Science, or ASA/ACAS Designation of Society of Actuaries or Casualty Actuarial Society

Preferred Qualifications

• FSA/FCAS designation with work experiences in actuarial related professionals
• Teaching experience at the college level

Physical Demands Work Hours Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 01/30/2019 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Graduate transcripts are required to complete the application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application purposes.

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Quicklink Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Maryville website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Diversity Awareness Partnership
    • Personal referral
    • Other
  2. If you answered "Other" please elaborate on where you learned of this opening:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do have a Master's degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or Data Science, or ASA/ACAS Designation of Society of Actuaries or Casualty Actuarial Society?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 3
  3. Transcript 4