DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS & ACTUARIAL SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO
Two Lecturer Positions in Statistics and Actuarial Science
The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo invites applications for two definite-term lecturer positions in Statistics and in Actuarial Science, for
a term of less than two years. Candidates must possess a graduate degree in an area of actuarial or statistical sciences. Professional actuarial qualifications and experience would
be a distinct asset. Applicants must have excellent communication skills, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and ideally at least one year of teaching experience in statistics or actuarial science. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach both actuarial science and statistics courses. Duties will include teaching six courses per year and service/administrative work within the University.
The University of Waterloo is one of Canada’s leading universities with more than 30,000 full and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is one of the top academic units for the statistical and actuarial sciences in the world and is home to more than 40 research active full-time faculty.
It offers a vibrant research environment for a wide range of areas and benefits from close relationships with several research groups on campus. The Department is also home to
about 900 undergraduate students and over 150 graduate students in programs including Actuarial Science, Statistics and Biostatistics.
Applications will be accepted until the two positions are filled, with all applications received by November 15, 2014 being fully considered. Completed applications will be reviewed
on an ongoing basis before this deadline. The positions will start January 2, 2015 or later. The salary range is $60-90k and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit a detailed cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to be sent directly to Professor Stefan Steiner, Chair Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science 200 University Avenue West Waterloo ON N2L 3G1, CANADA
These appointments are subject to the availability of funds. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.