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Position: Lecturer in Actuarial Science
Institution: University of Kent
Department: School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Sciences
Location: Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
Duties: You will be expected to make a significant contribution to teaching, scholarship and enterprise activities in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science (SMSAS). As a Lecturer in Actuarial Sciences (T&S) you will deliver high quality undergraduate and postgraduate level teaching in Actuarial Science and related subjects; take part in the enterprise of activities of the School and undertake administrative duties; contribute to the development of new programmes and other activities; provide pastoral support to the students
Requirements: Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. Communicates effectively and relate to undergraduates, postgraduates and colleagues. Ability to develop familiarity with various strategies to promote and assess learning
   
Text: Lecturer in Actuarial Science Ref STM0986 Location Canterbury Job Type Academic Contract Type Open Ended Salary Type Per Annum Salary (£) 34189 - 48677 STM0986, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Sciences. Closing date: M onday 4 Ma rch 2019 Grade 7: £34,189 - £39,609, Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 per annum In addition, a market related supplement will also be payable to a qualified actuary. The Role Are you a fully-qualified Actuary who is looking for a new opportunity to teach actuarial science to undergraduate and postgraduate level students? As a Lecturer in Actuarial Science (Teaching and Scholarship) you will be expected to make a significant contribution to teaching, scholarship and enterprise activities in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science (SMSAS). The person appointed will join the well-established Centre for Actuarial Science, Risk and Investment (CASRI), which is part of SMSAS. The Centre offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Actuarial Science, all accredited by the UK Actuarial Profession. In teaching, there is a strong emphasis on accreditation, leading to exemptions from professional examinations; most CASRI staff are qualified Actuaries. As a Lecturer in Actuarial Sciences (T&S) you will: Deliver high quality undergraduate and postgraduate level teaching in Actuarial Science and related subjects Take part in the enterprise of activities of the School and undertake administrative duties Contribute to the development of new programmes and other activities Provide pastoral support to the students To be successful in this role you will: Be a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Communicate effectively and relate to undergraduates, postgraduates and colleagues Be able to develop familiarity with various strategies to promote and assess learning Preferably have experience in Higher Education teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels covering as many possible areas relevant to Actuarial Science SMSAS, with slight changes in name, has existed from the earliest days of the University of Kent and is part of the Faculty of Sciences within the University. It offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science. The School values diversity and inclusivity, and was the first school at the University of Kent to obtain an Athena SWAN Bronze award to recognise the advancement of gender equality. It has since become the first school at the university to obtain an Athena SWAN Silver award. The School has recently moved to the purpose-built Sibson Building, which acts a place for interaction, collaboration and social exchange that strengthens the position of SMSAS as a leading provider of Higher Education programmes in Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics, Mathematics, and Statistics. Further Information Start date for applica tions : Friday 1 February 2019 Closing date for applications: Monday 4 Ma rc h 2019 Interviews are to be held: Monday 1 April 2019 Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: STM0986. Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered. If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage. No agencies, thank you. Full Job Description Additional Information - STM0986.pdf STM0986 - Job Description.pdf
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