Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Actuarial Studies – Visa sponsorship is available for the selected candidate.

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Exciting opportunity for highly qualified academic with scholarly expertise and professional qualification in actuarial studies to join our dynamic team.

THE ROLE

  • Salary Package: Lecturer, Level B ($115,787 – $136,995), Senior Lecturer, Level C ($141,376 – $162,584), Associate Professor, Level D ($169,789 – $186,756), Professor Level E ($208,154 – $217,995) plus 17% employer’s superannuation, annual leave loading and the opportunity for a salary loading
  • Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing
  • Location: Macquarie University (North Ryde)

The Role
Macquarie University’s prestigious actuarial group seeks a highly qualified academic with scholarly expertise and professional qualification in actuarial studies.

To be successful in the role you will make a strong contribution to research and to teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You may also proactively contribute to the efforts of the Department to enhance its reputation with external audiences and have experience in leading actuarial programs and/or actuarial research.

Applications from academia and/or industry are welcomed. The role is open to both local and overseas applicants. Visa sponsorship is available for the selected candidate.

About Us
At the Macquarie Business School, we are an AACSB accredited and highly engaged business school, applying our knowledge to make a positive impact on our stakeholders. Working with our corporate partners, students and alumni, we create and share research that addresses business and societal challenges. We attract independent thinkers from all corners of the globe and draw on our international connections to improve the lives of communities worldwide. Our courses are recognised by key industry bodies.

Macquarie University has been a leading provider of actuarial education for over 50 years. As the first university to be accredited with a professional actuarial body in the world, we have consistently delivered a first-class experience to our students. In addition to being accredited with the Actuaries Institute, the Department is also recognised as a Centre of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries.

We are one of the leading actuarial groups in the world and are ranked #3 globally among business schools in the UNL Global Research Rankings of Actuarial Science and Risk Management & Insurance. We have a large group of actuarially qualified staff who work to produce world class research which is at the forefront of the discipline. We have expertise in a range of endeavours from applied through to the more theoretical. Staff are given financial support for their research endeavour. Being a member of a large department, you will have a fair teaching load that provides you with time to engage fully with your research. In our department, we work closely with the discipline of business analytics, which offers new research and teaching opportunities in data science, artificial intelligence, and cyber security. In the latest QS 2024 Subject Rankings, Macquarie is ranked 48th globally in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence and fifth in Australia.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the relevant selection criteria below for the level at which you are applying; and
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV);

Selection Criteria

Level B –Lecturer

  • A PhD (completed or near completion) in actuarial studies or a related field; for applicants with professional/industry background and no PhD, an interest in undertaking a PhD degree while working full-time at Macquarie University.
  • A record of research and/or innovation in actuarial studies or a related field;
  • Interest in attracting funds from external funding bodies;
  • Engagement, or a plan for engagement, with the wider community in order to further enhance teaching and/or research outcomes;
  • A record of high-quality teaching in actuarial studies;
  • An ability to develop new approaches to teaching in actuarial studies including online and digital approaches to the delivery of coursework programs;
  • Evidence of work as a team player in the delivery of administrative tasks related to teaching and research;
  • Professional qualification of the Actuaries Institute, Society of Actuaries or equivalent (or on track to achieve a qualification).

Level C – Senior Lecturer

  • A PhD in actuarial studies or a related field; for applicants with strong professional/industry background and no PhD, an interest in undertaking a PhD degree while working full-time at Macquarie University.
  • A strong record of research and/or innovation in actuarial studies or a related field;
  • A research agenda which provides scope for attracting funds from external funding bodies;
  • Engagement, or a plan for engagement, with the wider community in order to further enhance teaching and or research outcomes;
  • A record of high-quality teaching in actuarial studies;
  • An ability to develop new approaches to teaching in actuarial studies including online and digital approaches to the delivery of coursework programs;
  • Evidence of work as a team player in the delivery of administrative tasks related to teaching and research;
  • Professional qualification of the Actuaries Institute, Society of Actuaries or equivalent (or on track to achieve a qualification).

Level D – Associate Professor

  • A PhD in actuarial studies or a related field;
  • A very strong track record of research in actuarial studies or a related field in major actuarial journals and/or A* outlets as per ABDC journal list with a developing international reputation;
  • Demonstrated ability to attract funds to support research;
  • A demonstrated record of engagement with the wider community in order to derive benefits for teaching and/or research outcomes;
  • A record of high-quality teaching in actuarial studies;
  • Evidence of leadership in course development and/or teaching innovation in actuarial studies;
  • Experience with online or alternative modes of delivery of teaching;
  • Capacity to take on a leadership role in the Department – for example as program director or as a research director;
  • Capacity to mentor colleagues, higher degree research students and coursework program students in actuarial studies and related fields;
  • Professional qualification of the Actuaries Institute, Society of Actuaries or equivalent (or on track to achieve a qualification).

Level E – Professor

  • A PhD in actuarial studies or a related field;
  • An excellent track record of research in actuarial studies or a related field in major actuarial journals and/or A* outlets as per ABDC journal list with a distinguished international reputation;
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to attract funds to support research;
  • A demonstrated record of leadership and engagement with the wider community in order to derive benefits for teaching and/or research outcomes;
  • A record of high-quality teaching in actuarial studies;
  • Experience with online or alternative modes of delivery of teaching;
  • An excellent record of leadership in course development and/or teaching innovation in actuarial studies;
  • Evidence of leadership in the delivery of actuarial programs and/or actuarial research;
  • Capacity to mentor colleagues, higher degree research students and coursework program students in actuarial studies and related fields;
  • Professional qualification of the Actuaries Institute, Society of Actuaries or equivalent (or on track to achieve a qualification).

Applications Close:

30/07/2024 11:59 PM

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We do not discriminate on gender identity, age, culture, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion. See our journey towards leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education.

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