Lecturer in Risk and Actuarial Studies

University of New South Wales Faculty of Business

Lecturer- Risk and Actuarial studies

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Lecturer


Faculty of Business - Risk & Actuarial Studies 

  • 5 Year - Convertible Tenure Track 
  • Full Time - 35 hrs/per week 
  • Level B $110,459 to $130,215 + 17% Super and Leave Loading 
  • Must have full Australian working rights
  • Based at Kensington Campus- Sydney, Australia 

The Opportunity

UNSW is looking for a high achieving Lecturer to join the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies. The Schools is one of the most successful risk and actuarial departments in the world, including being globally ranked #1 business school in risk, insurance, and actuarial research. It houses one of the largest and most prestigious actuarial degree programs world-wide, with students combining risk and actuarial actuarial studies with diverse fields such as commerce, economics, mathematics, and computer science. The school is closely associated with the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), and staff are actively engaged with industry and government in both teaching and research, including via contributions and membership in various local and international actuarial and pensions and superannuation associations. 

A Lecturer (Level B) is expected to carry out activities to develop their scholarly research and professional activities both nationally and internationally and to contribute significantly to achieving the teaching and service missions of the School and Faculty.


Specific accountabilities for this position 

  • Engage in individual and/or collaborative research in a manner consistent with disciplinary practice.
  • Create scholarly impact which is recognised by peers in the advancement of disciplinary knowledge.
  • Conduct research/scholarly activities under limited supervision, either independently or as a member of a team (as per the norms of the discipline) and design research projects.
  • Contribute to the development of applications for competitive funding under the guidance of senior colleagues, including participating as co-investigator or chief investigator in competitive grant applications.
  • Mentor and guide students and colleagues and develop the next generation of academics through involvement in supervision of HDRs (as per the norms of the discipline).
  • Demonstrate and continuously develop a well-defined teaching philosophy that inspires student learning.
  • Conduct classes, assess student learning achievements and support students in postgraduate and undergraduate courses in line with UNSW policy.
  • Design and develop learning activities and resources, and provide assessment and feedback using a range of suitable approaches and learning environments.
  • Initiate the development of experimental approaches to teaching and learning with the support of more senior academics.
  • Support learning progression with students as individuals (through such activities as one-to-one consultation) and as a cohort (through general course related advice) to achieve positive learning and employability outcomes for students.
  • Manage course administration as Course Authority, including academic quality assurance.
  • Maintain professional development in pedagogy, disciplinary knowledge and minimum professional accreditation requirements (where relevant).
  • Make a positive contribution to School meetings and seminars and be a member of School/Faculty committees as required.
  • Promote responsible management education, including business ethics, and reflect principles in course and program learning outcomes, as well as assurance of learning processes.
  • Adopt responsible research principles to make a difference in our understanding and practice of business, including sustainable business.
  • Adopt responsible and inclusive practices, as well as sustainable technologies and environments to be a Business School for a better future.
  • Align with and actively demonstrate the UNSW Values in Action: Our Behaviours and the UNSW Code of Conduct
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

Please ensure you address all the Skills & Experiences required, as listed in the Position Description, on a separate document.

Download File Position Description - Lecturer - Risk and Actuarial.pdf

Steve Lalic - Talent Acquisition Consultant 

E: steve.lalic@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: Monday 16th August 2021 10.00pm (AEST) 

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the skills & experience to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

Advertised: 19 Jul 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 16 Aug 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time