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Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Master's degree in Actuarial Science or closely related field for Fellows of a professional actuarial society; or an earned doctorate in Actuarial Science or a closely related field for non-Fellows who have passed at least 3 actuarial exams.
The potential for quality teaching and mentoring.
The potential for quality research or other scholarly activities.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
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.
Applicants with expertise in actuarial science are encouraged to apply.
A commitment to value and support the diversity and inclusion efforts of the university (https://diversity.appstate.edu).
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.