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Robert Morris University

Position in Mathematics and Actuarial Science at Robert Morris University

Robert Morris University's Department of Mathematics invites applications for a permanent/full–time position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics (and/or) Actuarial Science beginning fall 2007. Our ideal candidate will possess a doctorate in actuarial science, mathematics, or statistics and have teaching interests and individual research program are in Actuarial Science.

Qualified candidates will have (1) a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate actuarial science courses, (2) the ability to extend our mission of providing a comprehensive actuarial education recognized throughout the industry for its quality, standards, and the achievements of its graduates, and (3) the capacity for leadership and entrepreneurship. Ideal candidates may possess a professional actuarial qualification, be working towards accreditation by the SOA or CAS, or have industry experience.

Robert Morris University, founded in 1921, is a private university with an enrollment of approximately 5,100 undergraduate and graduate students. RMU offers more than 30 undergraduate degree programs and 18 masters and doctoral degree programs across six academic schools. The university is located on an expansive rural campus 15 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh on 230 acres of rolling hills, a short drive from the Pittsburgh International Airport. The Department of Mathematics is housed in the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science (SEMS). RMU is pleased to host the 42nd annual Actuarial Research Conference summer 2007.

The dynamic and thriving mathematics department boasts majors in mathematics education (25), applied mathematics (12), and actuarial science (80). The actuarial science major leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science. The actuarial degree is the only "advanced undergraduate" program in western Pennsylvania. Although relatively new, the department currently possesses three full–time actuarial faculty with doctorates in mathematics and ASA credentials.

Qualified candidates should submit their applications using the standard AMS cover sheet (available at www.ams.org) together with a cover letter, teaching and research statement and vitae, and three letters of recommendation by email to: SEMS@rmu.edu or mail to: School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, Robert Morris University, 6001 University Blvd., Moon Township, PA 15108.

Salaries are market–competitive and depend upon qualifications and experience. Screening begins immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Visit www.rmu.edu regarding this and other employment opportunities. EOE