Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: Actuarial Science

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: Actuarial Science

University Of Cape Town

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: Actuarial Science

Details of the offer

The Faculty of Commerce is looking to make an appointment in the Actuarial Science Section within the School of

Management Studies. The School of Management Studies is a vibrant and interdisciplinary department in the

Faculty of Commerce. The School strives to emulate the university’s vision of creating an inclusive and engaged

research-intensive Africa-centric environment. The Actuarial Science Section is recognised as being at the forefront

of world-class actuarial education. The Section compromises a dynamic and energetic team committed to

transformation, teaching and research excellence and the expert training of the next generation of actuaries.

We are looking for a person who:

wants to be a part of this team, teaching and contributing to the transformation of the actuarial profession;

has a strong interest in the development and education of actuarial students across all levels of study;

enjoys the intellectual stimulation and flexibility offered by an academic career; and

is, or wants to become, an authority in their area of interest and research.

The successful applicant will be a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa (or another recognised

international actuarial professional body), although applicants close to qualification, who have postgraduate

degrees, will also be considered.

The appointee must have an interest in undertaking research and will be expected to supervise Honours and

Master’s research projects, as appropriate, in their area(s) of expertise.

Our staff are expected to maintain a connection to actuarial work by consulting, and to participate in the activities

of the professional body. This connection to the profession is essential for maintaining the relevance of the

programme, as well as advancing the discipline of Actuarial Science.

Minimum requirements:

For appointment at Lecturer level, a qualified or nearly qualified Actuary with an interest in teaching and


For appointment at Senior Lecturer level, a qualified actuary and a Master's degree.

Prior tertiary level teaching experience is advantageous.
The annual remuneration packages, including benefits, at the respective levels are as follows:

Lecturer : R 730 510 (excluding a scarcity allowance)

Senior Lecturer : R 887 294 (excluding a scarcity allowance)

The scarcity allowance for a qualified actuary is 50% and for a nearly qualified actuary is 25%.

For more detailed information about the position, please contact Mr Pieter Botha, Head of Actuarial Science

To apply, please e-mail the documents listed below in asingle pdf fileto Ms Abigail Dixon at

UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc);

Letter of Motivation; and

Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Please ensure that the position title and reference number are indicated in the subject line of your email. An

application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete and will not be

considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be required to do assessments as part of the

selection process.

Telephone:021 650 1673Website:https://www.commerce.uct.ac.za
Reference number:E200244Closing date:07 August 2020

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