Professor of Actuarial Science or Financial Mathematics

 

The Département de mathématiques et de statistique is seeking applications for a full-time
tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Actuarial Science or Financial
Mathematics.

Job description

 


Faculté des arts et des sciences /
Département de mathématiques et de statistique



Job description
The Département de mathématiques et de statistique is seeking applications for a full-time
tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Actuarial Science or Financial
Mathematics.


Responsibilities
The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise
graduate students, engage in research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and
reputation of the University, especially the development of our programs in actuarial science and
financial mathematics.


Requirements

  • Ph. D. in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a related discipline (candidates
    completing dissertation will also be considered);
  • Demonstrated excellent teaching skills;
  • Excellence in research is essential;
  • Research interests in P&C Insurance or Financial Mathematics would be an asset;
  • Expertise in Data Science would be an asset;
  • Earned (or in the process to earn) credentials from a recognized Actuarial and/or Finance
    professional organization (or in the process to become Fellow) would be an asset;
  • An adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language or a strong commitment
    to mastering the proficiency level required*.
 

Information about the position

 

Posting number
FAS 08-18 / 2

Deadline
Until November 5th, 2018 inclusively.
 
Treatment
The Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a
full range of benefits.
 
Starting date
On or after August 1 , 2019

 


Application


• The application must include the following documents:
 
     •  a cover letter;
     •  a curriculum vitæ;
     •  a statement of the research project;
     •  a presentation of the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy;
     •  copies of up to three recent publications or research papers.

• Four letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly by the referees. Without being a
requirement, it would be advisable that they include comments on teaching aptitude.


The complete application package and letters of recommendation must be submitted to www.mathjobs.org oor emailed to direction@dms.umontreal.ca.

The complete application package and letters of recommendation may also be sent to the chair of the Département de mathématiques et de statistique at the following address:

 

Madame Marlène Frigon, directrice
Département de mathématiques et de statistique
Faculté des arts et des sciences
Université de Montréal
C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (QC) H3C 3J7

For more information about the Department, please consult its Web site at: www.dms.umontreal.ca.

 

* Language Policy
Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of
instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists.
In accordance with  the institution’s language policy, Université de Montréal provides support for newly-
recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

 

Confidentiality

The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have
access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the
application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the
applicant is invited for an interview.

Equal Access Em ploym ent Program

Through its Equal Access Employment Program, Université de Montréal invites women, Aboriginal people,
visible and ethnical minorities, as well as persons with disabilities to apply. During the recruitment process,
our selection tools will be adapted to meet the needs of people with disabilities who request it. Be assured
of the confidentiality of this information.

Université de Montréal is committed to the inclusion and the diversity of its staff and also encourages people
of all sexual and gender identities to apply.

Exigences en matière d’immigration

We invite all qualified candidates to apply at UdeM. However, in accordance with immigration requirements
in Canada, please note that priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.