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Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Institution: Tennessee Technological University
Location: Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics, statistics and actuarial science for the Department of Mathematics and conduct scholarly research that leads toward peer-reviewed publications
Requirements: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in mathematics, statistics, or actuarial science with a strong mathematical background by the start date. Research interests in actuarial science, mathematical finance, or related areas are desirable. The candidate must have obtained credit for a minimum of two actuarial exams, as seen in the SOA transcript from Society of Actuaries web site
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Jobs @ Tennessee Tech Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Job Alerts Log In /Create Account Help Temporary Employment Application Pay Grades/Skill Levels Policy Central Strategic Plan Annual Security Report Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Please read the job description carefully before applying. The essential functions are the fundamental job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without a reasonable accommodation. Additional job duties may be assigned as needed. Applicants who do not fully meet the minimum qualifications or who do not fully complete the application as instructed will not be considered. Applicants are responsible for demonstrating that they possess the qualifications advertised for the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure applicants of an interview. Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, a curriculum vita, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), copies of SOA transcript from the Society of Actuaries web site (upload as other document), and names and email addresses for three professional references who will be asked to provide letters of recommendation. At least one letter of recommendation should illustrate the applicant’s teaching skills and at least one must address the applicant’s research abilities. Additionally, each applicant is required to submit a statement describing their teaching experience and philosophy as well as a statement of research. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Questions can be directed to: Dr. Motoya Machida, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, Box 5054, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, 38505. You may contact Dr. Motoya Machida at mmachida@tntech.edu. Position Information Position Information Position Number 107260 Working Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Job Title Assistant Professor Job Type Full-Time Department Mathematics Job Purpose Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics, statistics and actuarial science for the Department of Mathematics and conduct scholarly research that leads toward peer-reviewed publications. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Essential Functions The successful candidate will be expected to teach up to 11 credit hours in-person, online, or hybrid, of undergraduate and/or graduate courses in mathematics and statistics each semester, engage in scholarly activity, participate in course and curriculum development, direct graduate students in the master’s program, and provide public or professional service. Teaching responsibilities will include teaching upper-level undergraduate courses that serve students majoring in mathematics with an actuarial science concentration, and also other courses that serve the teaching needs of the department. Minimum Qualifications Candidates must hold a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in mathematics, statistics, or actuarial science with a strong mathematical background by the start date. Research interests in actuarial science, mathematical finance, or related areas are desirable. The candidate must have obtained credit for a minimum of two actuarial exams, as seen in the SOA transcript from Society of Actuaries web site. Preferred Qualifications The candidate should provide evidence of high-quality teaching and have a record of quality research. Compensation and Benefits Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2023. Benefits Information Tennessee Tech. offers a competitive benefits package. Benefits include the accumulation of one (1) sick leave day per month and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months. Posting Details Posting Date 10/11/2022 Screening Date 12/10/2022 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, a curriculum vita, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), copies of SOA transcript from the Society of Actuaries web site (upload as other document), and names and email addresses for three professional references who will be asked to provide letters of recommendation. At least one letter of recommendation should illustrate the applicant’s teaching skills and at least one must address the applicant’s research abilities. Additionally, each applicant is required to submit a statement describing their teaching experience and philosophy as well as a statement of research. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Questions can be directed to: Dr. Motoya Machida, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, Box 5054, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, 38505. You may contact Dr. Motoya Machida at mmachida@tntech.edu. Applicant Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Teaching Philosophy Research Plan Transcripts Transcripts 2 Transcripts 3 Other Documents Optional Documents Other Documents 2 Other Documents 3 Licenses/Certs Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you and/or will you hold a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in mathematics, statistics, or actuarial science with a strong mathematical background by the start date? Yes No * Have you obtained credit for a minimum of two actuarial exams, as seen in the SOA transcript from Society of Actuaries web site? Yes No * How did you hear about this job opportunity? 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