Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Actuarial Science

Job Description & Qualification

HEC Lausanne (the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne) invites applications for a position full time as Assistant Professor (Tenure Track to Associate Professor) in Actuarial Science.

Starting on 01.08.2024 or on a mutually agreed date.
Activity rate: 100%
Workplace: Internef, Lausanne

Candidates must hold a PhD in Actuarial Science or a related discipline. They should have an excellent research and publication record in the field of Actuarial Science. Candidates should have teaching experience at university level (Bachelor and Master). Successful candidates will be expected to be able to teach in French and English after six years.

In line with the strategy of the Faculty, preference will be given to candidates who do research and teach on topics connected to Actuarial Mathematics and Insurance Analytics. All research methods are welcome.

The new professor will be a member of the Department of Actuarial Science HEC Lausanne. Excellence in teaching and research is very important for us. Members of the department have published in top tier journals such as Insurance : Mathematics & Economics, ASTIN Bulletin, Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, and many more. We offer attractive teaching loads and an excellent research environment.

Applications must be submitted via the University of Lausanne website.

Applications should be submitted by February 8th, 2024 (11:59 pm local time). Only applications submitted through the University of Lausanne website will be considered.

Please fill in the electronic application form and upload:
- curriculum vitae
- cover letter
- samples of scholarly work
- the names and addresses of up to three references

Additional information may be obtained from Prof. Hansjoerg Albrecher, deputy head of the Department of Actuarial Science, HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, to this email address:

About the Organization

UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 17,000 students split between its Dorigny campus, CHUV and Epalinges. As an employer, UNIL encourages excellence, individual recognition and responsibility.

Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among its staff, the University strongly encourages applications from women (

UNIL supports family-friendly recruitments and covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany a faculty recruitment candidate who is a single parent (either gender) or a mother of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age.

UNIL supports young researchers:

The University of Lausanne (UNIL) is located in Lausanne, by the Lake Geneva, one of the economic and intellectual hubs of Switzerland and Europe, a 40-minute train ride from Geneva airport.

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Job ID

ID: J14524