Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor (One post) - Department of Actuarial Science

South Africa
Feb 04, 2019
Feb 18, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy.


The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.


The Department of Actuarial Science offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Actuarial Science through which exemptions are offered from the examinations of the Actuarial Society of South Africa for the A100, A200, A300 subjects and some of the F100 subjects. The Department also has an active research programme, specifically within the ABSA chair in Actuarial Science. The Department collaborates on research projects related to finance, risk management, insurance and banking with several departments including Economics, Statistics, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics and Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering as well as the UP Natural Hazard Centre.



The successful candidate will be required to lecture and participate in curriculum development at undergraduate and postgraduate level. In addition, our actuaries are expected to participate in the undertaking and supervision of research projects.




  • A fellow member of the Actuarial Society of South Africa (FASSA - a FFA/FIA/FIAA who is prepared to obtain a FASSA can also be considered);
  • Master's degree or at least three years' post qualification experience.


Senior Lecturer (Same as for Lecturer, plus): 

  • PhD or at least five years' post qualification experience.


Associate Professor (Same as for Senior Lecturer, plus): 

  • PhD or at least ten years' post qualification experience;
  • A record of peer reviewed publications.



  • Lecturing experience will be an advantage.


The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent's level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

CLOSING DATE: 18 February 2019

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES: Ms Marli Venter, Tel: (012) 420 4020

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­30 April 2019, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.

In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.