Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Financial Risk Management - Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch

  • Stellenbosch
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Education, Academic
  • Posted by Stellenbosch University on Monday, February 10, 2020
  • Reference: EBW08/028/0220
  • Apply before Friday, February 28, 2020 - 8 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Financial Risk Management

(Ref. EBW08/028/0220)

 

The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science offers both undergraduate and postgraduate training in (Mathematical) Statistics, Actuarial Science and Financial Risk Management.  Members of the Department are also actively engaged in research and consulting in these fields. The Department has excellent computing facilities (hardware as well as software) in support of these activities. A position at the Senior Lecturer or Lecturer position in the Financial Risk Management section is available in the Department. 

 

Further information is available on the Department's website at www.sun.ac.za/statistics

 

Duties:

Senior Lecturer:

  • Teaching and developing undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses in Financial Risk Management;
  • Participating and taking a leading role in the Department's research activities in Financial Risk Management;
  • Supervising postgraduate students; 
  • Assisting with the Department's liaising with the financial industry and expanding on it.

 

Lecturer:

  • Teaching and developing undergraduate courses in Financial Risk Management;
  • Participating in the Department's research activities in Financial Risk Management;
  • Study guidance to Honours students;
  • Assisting with the Department's liaising with the financial industry and expanding on it.

Required Skills

  • Ability to teach Financial Risk Management
  • Ability to develop undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Financial Risk Management

Candidate Requirements

Senior Lecturer:

  • At least a Master's degree in the Mathematical Sciences (Financial Risk Management, Mathematical Statistics, Mathematics or Applied Mathematics), PLUS a professional qualification in Financial Risk Management and/or Quantitative Financial Analysis, OR a PhD in the Mathematical Sciences (Financial Risk Management, Mathematical Statistics, Mathematics or Applied Mathematics);
  • The intention to begin with and complete a PhD in Mathematical Sciences (Financial Risk Management, Mathematical Statistics, Mathematics or Applied Mathematics) if the candidate does not have a PhD;
  • Proven practical experience in the financial sector and/or proven research output with respect to quantitative Financial Risk Management;
  • Ability to teach Financial Risk Management at undergraduate and postgraduate level;
  • Ability to develop undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Financial Risk Management.

 

Lecturer:

  • At least a Master's degree in the Mathematical Sciences (Financial Risk Management, Mathematical Statistics, Mathematics or Applied Mathematics);
  • Ability to teach Financial Risk Management at undergraduate level;
  • Ability to develop undergraduate modules in Financial Risk Management;
  • The intention to begin with and complete a PhD in Mathematical Sciences (Financial Risk Management, Mathematical Statistics, Mathematics or Applied Mathematics) if the candidate does not have a PhD.

Recommendation:

Senior Lecturer:

  • Teaching experience at postgraduate level;
  • Computing skills, especially in at least two of VBA, Matlab, R, Python and SAS.

 

Lecturer:

  • Teaching experience;
  • Computing skills, especially in at least two of VBA, Matlab, R, Python and SAS.
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Stellenbosch University is recognised as one of the four top research universities in South Africa. It takes pride in the fact that it has one of the country’s highest proportions of postgraduate students of which almost ten percent are international students.

The University lies in the picturesque Jonkershoek Valley in the heart of the Western Cape Winelands. The University has ten faculties, of which eight – AgriSciences, Arts and Social Sciences, Education, Engineering, Law, Science, Theology and the larger part of Economic and Management Sciences - are located on the main campus in Stellenbosch with the Faculty of Health Sciences situated on the Tygerberg campus and the Faculty of Military Science in Saldanha. The University's Business School is situated at the Bellville Park campus.