Associate Professor/Professor of Actuarial Studies or Practice, Actuarial Studies

Melbourne, Australia
17 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus
Employment type: Full-time


  • Continuing appointment for Associate Professor/Professor of Actuarial Studies 
  • Three-year fixed-term appointment for Associate Professor/Professor of Practice, Actuarial Studies

Remuneration: A competitive remuneration package will apply 

The University

Monash is full of thinkers and doers who are looking for their next challenge. So if you’ve forged a rewarding career so far, this role provides the perfect platform to join us. You’ll have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure and teaching spaces to do exciting work, along with opportunities to collaborate internationally. You’ll be part of a university that’s made up of inspirational, challenging thinkers and doers – and continue doing work that makes a lasting impact.

The Opportunity

Monash University is searching for a Professor or Associate Professor to lead the Monash Actuarial Educational Programs in the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics within the Monash Business School.

The preferred candidate will be someone who is considered a leading authority in the Actuarial profession, is a Fellow of the Actuaries Institute (of Australia) and has a track record of fostering excellence within the profession and the community more broadly.  

In particular the Monash Business School is searching for someone who has a track record of achievement in either the theoretical development or practice of actuarial science, and who has had an impact on the training of actuaries, either by teaching in university based actuarial programs or by extensive involvement in industry-based teaching.

The Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics at Monash is recognised worldwide for the quality of its research and teaching, and it has been designated by Monash University as an area of outstanding strength, “demonstrably pre-eminent relative to other Australian universities and competitive with the strongest international equivalents”. In the Excellence in Research for Australia assessment conducted by the Australian Research Council in 2015, Monash University received a rank of 5, which is the highest possible rank, for each of Econometrics and Statistics.  

The Department delivers Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in Actuarial Studies and has been building its reputation with industry as a centre of strong and credible research in the discipline.

Monash Business School is consistently placed in the top 10% of institutions in the world in the field of Econometrics according to RePec (the Research Papers in Economics indexing service maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, USA), and currently the School occupies top ten RePec places in the fields of econometrics, time series econometrics and forecasting.

Monash University is located in Melbourne, which is consistently voted the most liveable city in the world. It has a vibrant café culture, superb restaurants, excellent schools, transport, cultural and leisure facilities, as well as beautiful beaches.

The salary package will be internationally competitive, with a market loading depending on qualifications and experience. The Department offers low teaching loads, a generous travel budget, internal research funding opportunities, and a vibrant visitors program. We strive to provide a family-friendly work environment and strongly value a healthy work/life balance.

The successful applicant will be appointed at the level and appointment type, appropriate to their qualifications, experience and in accordance with the relevant classification standards.

To learn more about the Monash Econometrics and Business Statistics Department, visit

Your application must address the selection criteria. 

Position Descriptions

To apply for an Associate Professor/Professor of Actuarial Studies, please click here.

Download File Associate Professor, Actuarial Studies - Level D

Download File Professor, Actuarial Studies - Level E

To apply for an Associate Professor/Professor of Practice - Actuarial Studies, please click here.

Download File Associate Professor (Practice), Actuarial Studies - Level D

Download File Professor of Practice, Actuarial Studies - Level E

Questions about the positions should be sent by email to  


Professor Heather Anderson, Head of Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics,

Closing Date

Friday 30 November 2018, 11:55 pm AEDT

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