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Associate or Professor - Mathematics & Statistics - Actuarial Science
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BGSU Main Campus
11/12/2019
01/15/2020
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
Salary commensurate with education & experience

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Bowling Green State University is seeking a renowned scholar and educator to serve as the first Dr. Thomas V. O’Brien Distinguished Professor of Actuarial Mathematics. This is a full-time, tenured appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level.

Teach undergraduate courses in Actuarial Science as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics and mathematics as needed.
Maintain and further develop a coherent research agenda that leads to publications in leading  journals in actuarial mathematics; actively seek external research funding; interact with faculty and students to maintain strong programs in actuarial science and statistics.
Collaborate with the Insurance and Risk Management program in the College of Business.
Provide service to the department, college, and university, as well as the profession at the state, national or international level.
Minimum Qualifications:
PhD (or equivalent) in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field (e.g., Data Science, Risk Management and Insurance).
At least six years of post-PhD actuarial science experience in a corporate or academic environment.
• Record in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service that meets the department’s criteria for a tenured associate or full professor. For information about the department's tenure and promotion criteria, see https://www.bgsu.edu/content/dam/BGSU/provost/faculty-affairs/documents/rtp .
Refereed journal articles or book chapters in top tier outlets in Actuarial Science. 
Fellow or associate of  the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), Society of Actuaries (SOA), or other actuarial professional organization. 
History of external funding to support research.

Expected Start Date: August 2020.

Credentials Required for Application
Only complete applications will be considered. Application materials include: (1) a letter of application (cover letter), (2) statements of both teaching and research interests that include experience to date and describe goals for the future, (3) current curriculum vitae, (4) a statement of contributions or commitment to diversity in higher education, (5) names and contact information of three references who will provide current letters (dated within the past year) that must be received by the application deadline,  and (6) copy of transcript indicating the highest degree earned. The finalist will be required to submit official transcripts and to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment being made.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020.

For additional information, contact Dr. James Albert, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403 albert@bgsu.edu.  For information about the department’s tenure and promotion criteria, see https://www.bgsu.edu/content/dam/BGSU/provost/faculty-affairs/documents/rtp-policies/approved-CBA-2-rtp-math.pdf. 

Information about Program and College: 
BGSU is a high-research, residential university located in northwest Ohio approximately 20 miles south of Toledo, Ohio and 70 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan and the Detroit airport. BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 47 master’s degree programs, and 17 doctoral degree programs. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Approximately 20,000 students (including 2900 graduate students) attend BGSU. Over 17% of our students identify as persons of color, and nearly 5% are international students. Of BGSU’s 1200 faculty members, 13% identify as persons of color, 4% hail from different countries. The Division of Diversity and Belonging coordinates affinity groups for faculty and staff who identify as persons of color, Latinx, LGBTQ+, and as persons with disabilities. The University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. For more information, please visit: www.bgsu.edu. 

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at BGSU enjoys a nationally ranked doctoral program that offers a full range of graduate programs including two doctoral degree programs (PhD in Mathematics and PhD in Statistics) and undergraduate major programs in actuarial science, statistics, data science, pure math, and applied-math. In addition, the Department (joint with the Departments of Computer Sciences, Applied Statistics & Operations Research) has the recently established PhD/MS in Data Science programs. The Department has 34 full-time faculty members, more than 70 graduate students and about 100 undergraduate majors. The faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research and service. The Department is one of the units served by BGSU ALLIES, a three-year project funded by NSF that is designed to increase the participation and advancement of women in academic STEM careers. For more information, visit the department web site: https://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/mathematics-and-statistics.html

Short Ad as posted in external sites
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Bowling Green State University invites applications for a tenured position as the Dr. Thomas V. O’Brien Distinguished Professor of Actuarial Science/Statistics with a start date of August 2020. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Minimum qualifications: PhD (or equivalent) in actuarial science, mathematics,  statistics, or a closely related field (e.g., data science, risk management and insurance); At least six years of post-PhD actuarial science experience in a corporate or academic environment; Record in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service that meets the department’s criteria for a tenured associate or full professor; Refereed journal articles or book chapters in top tier outlets in Actuarial Science; Fellow or associate of  the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), Society of Actuaries (SOA), or other actuarial professional organization. History of external funding to support research. For information about the department’s tenure and promotion criteria, see https://www.bgsu.edu/content/dam/BGSU/provost/faculty-affairs/documents/rtp.

For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position, visit the website: https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/. All applications are accepted and processed through the HireTouch website. For an application to be considered complete, submit (1) a letter of application (cover letter), (2) statements of both teaching and research interests that include experience to date and describe goals for the future, (3) current curriculum vitae, (4) a statement of contributions or commitment to diversity in higher education, (5) names and contact information of three references who will provide current letters (dated within the past year) that must be received by the application deadline,  and (6) copy of transcripts indicating the highest degree earned. The finalist will be required to submit official transcripts and to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment being made. 

Application deadline: January 15, 2020.  

BGSU is a high-research, residential university located in northwest Ohio approximately 20 miles south of Toledo, Ohio and 70 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan and the Detroit airport. BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 47 master’s degree programs, and 17 doctoral degree programs. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Approximately 20,000 students (including 2900 graduate students) attend BGSU. Over 17% of our students identify as persons of color, and nearly 5% are international students. Of BGSU’s 1200 faculty members, 13% identify as persons of color, 4% hail from different countries. The Division of Diversity and Belonging coordinates affinity groups for faculty and staff who identify as persons of color, Latinx, LGBTQ+, and as persons with disabilities. The University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. For more information, please visit: www.bgsu.edu. 

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at BGSU enjoys a nationally ranked doctoral program that offers a full range of graduate programs including two doctoral degree programs (PhD in Mathematics and PhD in Statistics) and undergraduate major programs in actuarial science, statistics, data science, pure math, and applied-math. In addition, the Department (joint with the Departments of Computer Sciences, Applied Statistics & Operations Research) has the recently established PhD/MS in Data Science programs. The Department has 34 full-time faculty members, more than 70 graduate students and about 100 undergraduate majors. The faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research and service. The department is one of the units served by BGSU ALLIES, a three-year project funded by NSF that is designed to increase the participation and advancement of women in academic STEM careers. For more information, visit the department web site: https://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/mathematics-and-statistics.html 

BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

 

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