The Department is seeking applicants for tenure track faculty positions to begin in August 2020:
Assistant or Associate Professor -- Actuarial Science
The duties of this position include teaching undergraduate courses supporting the Actuarial Science major and other courses supporting the department’s mission, establishing and maintaining an active program of research or other scholarly activities, and participating in service activities. The standard teaching load is 18 hours per academic year. Service related to the actuarial science program may include advising and mentoring actuarial students, developing curricula, developing and maintaining professional relationships, and other ongoing program related activities. [more (pdf)]
Assistant Professor – Statistics
The duties of this position include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics and/or data science to students of varied mathematical backgrounds and abilities, establishing and maintaining an active program of scholarship, and participating in service activities. Additional duties may include advising students, developing curricula, and teaching online. [more (pdf)]
These individuals will join a department of 29 existing tenure track faculty who…
- Engage in scholarly endeavors encompassing actuarial science and both pure and applied mathematics and statistics, as well as mathematics and statistics education.
- Teach courses for quantitative literacy-general education; the BA, BS, and MA degrees in Mathematics; and the BS in Actuarial Science.
- Provide outreach and service within the university, state, region, and nation.
Tenure-track faculty teach 18 hours split between Fall and Spring semesters each academic year, with opportunities to teach additional courses in summer session. Scholarship is defined broadly, including externally validated products beyond traditional research publications.
Housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department graduates approximately 50 undergraduates and 10 graduate students each year, all of whom complete a project with a faculty mentor, providing many opportunities to engage students in scholarly endeavors.
Located in the High Country of North Carolina at an elevation of 3333 feet in the Town of Boone, our winters are snowy and our summers are mild. Outdoor activities include skiing, hiking, and more. Between the University and the community, we have a lively arts scene with varied music and art events, including the annual Appalachian Summer Festival.
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