The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Iowa invites applications
for an open-rank (full professor, associate professor, or assistant professor) tenured/tenure-
track position in actuarial science starting August 18, 2021.
Applicants must complete a Ph.D. in actuarial science or a relevant field by August 18, 2021.
Candidates must be free to assume the duties of this position and be legally able to work in the United
States on that date. Excellent communication skills are essential.
Research in actuarial science is required. Expertise in areas at the intersection of actuarial
science and one or more of the following areas – data science, finance, insurance, risk
management, or statistics – is particularly desirable. A Fellowship or an Associateship in a
professional actuarial society is highly preferred, although candidates very close to attaining an
Associateship may be considered. Industrial experience is beneficial. Successful applicants will
show excellence (or promise of excellence if a recent graduate) in scholarly research and
teaching, as well as interest in research collaboration.
Candidates should submit applications online at Refer to requisition 73964. To
assure consideration, all application materials must be received by September 30, 2020. However,
screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Applications should include letter of interest that states the rank sought (full professor, associate
professor, or assistant professor), curriculum vitae, name and contact information of references,
statement on research, statement on teaching, and statement on diversity and inclusion. Doctoral
students and recent graduates should also submit Ph.D. thesis abstract, publications, manuscripts in
progress, and graduate school transcripts.
Three letters of reference should be sent directly to the search committee by the letter writers via email For doctoral students and recent graduates, one letter must
come from the academic advisor. Hard copy letters may be mailed to the following address, if