Assistant/Associate Professor – Actuarial Science

Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Sdn Bhd (HWUM) is a high quality university based in Putrajaya, Malaysia. HWUM is the second international campus of Heriot-Watt University (“HWU”) which is a leading research-intensive UK university, specialising in science, technology, engineering, business, languages, textiles and design, with an international reputation for scientific and technological excellence. The University also has a campus in Dubai. 

The University’s Malaysian campus currently has up to 1,600 students and recently opened a stunning new, eco-friendly, lakeside campus with a capacity of 4,000. It already offers a range of programmes including Foundation Programmes and Undergraduate programmes such as Actuarial Science, Business, Engineering, Construction, and more. It also offers Postgraduate degrees in Energy, Petroleum Engineering, Construction, and Business. This portfolio will grow over the next few years as new programmes are launched.

The new Putrajaya campus was designed as a dynamic and stimulating place to study amidst a lakeside setting, boasting a range of facilities for student life. The campus houses a variety of informal study spaces, an extensive library, and features easy access to IT facilities with wireless Internet connectivity throughout. Heriot-Watt University Malaysia employs the same UK-styled student-centred approach to learning, which means students develop independence, self-discipline, and analytical skills sought by employers.

At HWUM, students have access to a British style and quality of education in Malaysia. Learning outcome and standards are identical across all campuses which enables students to transfer between campuses.

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia is seeking an enthusiastic academic with experience teaching Statistics, Actuarial Science, or Mathematics at the undergraduate level to deliver high-quality education and to contribute to the continued development of the programmes offered to students.

The role will be based at the University's campus in Putrajaya, the administrative capital of Malaysia. Programs will be delivered in English. An induction program will be delivered to all new academic staff on Heriot-Watt's standards and values, and to give practical advice on preparation, delivery, and assessment of teaching.

Undertaking teaching and assessment duties on academic programmes and supporting the delivery of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s, you will contribute to the content, design, and delivery of the curriculum. You will be working collaboratively with colleagues and external networks to form relationships for future collaboration, and develop subject expertise in line with latest developments in research, and ensure these are reflected in teaching materials and methods.

You should possess a Masters or equivalent qualification in a relevant area of discipline and industry experience in related fields. It is also essential that you have actuarial credentials or are working towards the qualification, are fluent in English, and have high standards of professional and personal intergrity.

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