The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UW-Milwaukee) is seeking self-motivated, student-oriented applicants to fill the position of Actuarial Science Program Director. This teaching academic staff position is open in rank and will be a full-time appointment in the Department. The appointment start date is August 24, 2020.
The position includes both academic and administrative duties. The academic duties include teaching undergraduate actuarial science courses, organizing a professional development seminar and actuarial career days, and supervising student interns and student senior projects. The administrative duties include: (a) Leading annual program reporting for the CAE designation; (b) Maintaining and developing lines of communication (via e-mail, phone, mail, web-presence) with prospective students, employers, recruiters, and actuarial societies; (c) Advising and mentoring of undergraduate students; (d) Supervising and administering professional exams; (e) Maintaining student records relevant to the Actuarial Science program; (f) Proposing and helping to implement further improvements to our program.
Minimum qualifications include (a) Actuarial credentials from an internationally recognized professional organization, (b) Master’s Degree in Actuarial Science, Statistics or a math related area and (c) 5 or more years of insurance industry experience.
Preference will be given to applicants with (a) a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) or Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS), (b) a Ph.D. in Actuarial Science, Statistics or a math related area, (c) 10 or more years of insurance industry experience and (d) 2 semesters or more of university level teaching experience.
About Univ. WI-Milwaukee
The UW-Milwaukee actuarial program has been designated as a Center of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries. It currently has over 100 undergraduate students, plus about a dozen M.S. and Ph.D. students pursuing graduate degrees in mathematics with actuarial science concentration. Our graduates find full-time employment with local and national insurance companies and consulting firms. More information about the program is available at UWM Math/Actuarial Science Program.
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.