Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Actuarial Science

Melbourne, Australia
27 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
06 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus

Faculty / Portfolio: Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $95,297 - $113,166 pa Level B / $116,737 - $134,606 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

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, in both Econometrics and Statistics. The Monash Business School is also in the top 10% of institutions in Econometrics as ranked by IDEAS (a Research Papers in Economics service maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, USA), meaning that the Department appears among the best institutions in the world. 

The Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, one of seven academic departments in the Monash Business School, comprises approximately 50 academic staff with particular strengths in actuarial science, data visualisation and analytics,  econometric theory and methods, applied econometrics, statistics, time series analysis and forecasting,

The Department is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Actuarial Science to join a highly regarded and motivated team.  You will be part of a team with a reputation for excellence in research that is closely connected to the industry as well as high-quality innovative teaching.

The Actuarial Studies program is a fully accredited with the Actuaries Institute of Australia. The department manages programs both at undergraduate and masters level and has a high level of engagement with industry practitioners as well as national and international research activities.

As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in actuarial science, you will undertake research, build connections with industry partners, take an active role in obtaining funding, conduct teaching and supervise honours/postgraduate research projects.

As a candidate for the Lecturer position, you will have a PhD (or expected to complete a PhD by June 2018) in actuarial science or a closely related discipline. You will also have a strong research background with commitment to publish in top-tier journals, some experience in teaching in a tertiary environment and possess a high level of interpersonal skills. Post PhD applicants are preferred. Applications from candidates with actuarial professional qualifications are preferred but not essential.

As a candidate for the Senior Lecturer position, you will have a PhD in actuarial science or a closely related discipline. You will have several years’ experience, a strong record of high-quality research publication in top-tier journals, and a proven commitment to high-quality teaching, including evidence of leadership in teaching. You will also have a high level of interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish strong relationships with external research partners including those in industry. Applications from candidates with actuarial professional qualifications are preferred but not essential.

In addition to Monash University's attractive remuneration and benefits, the business school provides generous research support and access to a range of competitive grants and interdisciplinary research opportunities, as well as support for development and innovation in education and curriculum design.

This is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

This role requires 

  • A current satisfactory Working With Children

Applicants must clearly indicate if they are applying for the Lecturer or the Senior Lecturer position. You are not required to submit the responses to the Key Selection Criteria, however, all applicants must supply a CV (that includes the names of three referees) and a sample research paper.

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Professor Heather Anderson, Head of Department +61 3 990 58462

Position Description

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Closing Date 

Sunday 6 May 2018, 11.55 pm AEST

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