The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor faculty positions in Financial Mathematics/Actuarial Science for the 2019-2020 academic year (with the possibility of renewal up to 3 years), with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Candidates whose research interests engage with faculty in the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research ( are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application and should have completed their PhD (or equivalent) by the time of appointment. Successful applicants will demonstrate or show strong promise for undergraduate teaching, collaborative research and synergies with UCSB Statistics and Applied Probability faculty. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Applicants should apply ONLY through Mathjobs:

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of research
  • Statement of teaching
  • Applicants will need to arrange for exactly 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via Mathjobs. At least one letter should describe teaching accomplishments.

Applications received by December 1, 2018 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.