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Employment Opportunitiy in the Dept. of Statistics, Actuarial and Data Sciences

The Department of Statistics, Actuarial and Data Sciences (STAD) at Central Michigan University invites applications for a full-time fixed-term faculty position in Actuarial Science for the 2021-2022 academic year starting August 23, 2021. PhD or ABD with expertise in Actuarial Science Statistics or related areas and has passed at least two Actuarial Exams is preferred. Courses to be taught may include levels ranging from introductory to senior level courses in actuarial science or statistics. The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Applicants without a PhD or ABD must be an Associate/Fellow of the Actuarial Society.

To apply for the position, please visit: https://www.jobs.cmich.edu/postings/32902 to submit an online application.

The application documents should include a cover letter, a recent CV and contact information for three references. The review of applications will begin on March 1st, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to the department chair, Dr. Carl Lee at carl.lee@cmich.edu.

The STAD Department was officially launched in fall 2019. The department offers PhD in Statistics and Analytics, MS in Applied Statistics and Analytics, graduate certificate programs in Data Mining and in Actuarial Science, BS in Actuarial Science, BS in Statistics, and is developing a BS in Data Science and a minor in Actuarial and Risk Analytics to be launched in fall 2022. The STAD department has eight tenured faculty with active research in distributions, modeling, Bayesian analysis, actuarial and risk analysis, and data analytics. The Actuarial Science program is designed to prepare students for four actuarial exams. The Actuarial Science program is ranked number 22 in the nation by College Choice Net. More information about the department can be found on this website. "CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie)."
A student-centered learning environment that stimulates intellectual curiosity, develops technical quantitative knowledge and computational skills for problem solving, promote ethical behavior and develops effective communication skills. Our programs balance theory and practice of Statistics, Actuarial and Data Sciences at both undergraduate and graduate education. Our faculty provide the best possible education to all students through continuous improvement of our courses and programs and by engaging students in research and internship activities.

We enrich the lives of our students and prepare them to make a positive impact on modern society. We strive to create a learning environment that stimulates intellectual curiosity, develops technical quantitative knowledge and computational skills for problem solving, promote ethical behavior and develops effective communication skills. We are committed to offering programs that balance theory and practice of Statistics, Actuarial and Data Sciences at both undergraduate and graduate education.

Our faculty members are committed to provide the best possible education to all students through continuous improvement of our courses and programs. Our faculty members strive to be productive researchers through independent and collaborative research in statistics, actuarial and data sciences, and with researchers in other disciplines.