JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Aetna Life Insurance Co.

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Specialty Actuarial
Director, Specialty Actuarial

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452115
Date Posted: 11/06/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Director, Specialty Actuarial
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Hartford, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C4 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
predictive modeling
PhD in economics
Labor economics
Salary Range: $100,000 to $162,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

We are currently seeking a Director of Actuarial for our Hartford, CT location. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing Group Life and Disability predictive analytical models for pricing, reserve valuation and disability claim management. In addition, will closely monitor the labor market by industry to identify product development, pricing and risk management opportunities for Aetna's Group Life & Disability business.

Essential Functions:
• Developing predictive modeling tools to improve Group Life and Disability pricing, reserve valuation and disability risk management.
• Monitor the economy and the labor market closely and make pricing and risk management recommendations.
• Work closely with Aetna’s Investment research department and Life and Disability actuarial teams in transforming data and predictive modeling results into actionable pricing and risk management recommendations.

Basic Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Economics or Finance or related fields.
• 5+ years experience in economic research and advanced predictive modeling.
• Strong quantitative skills and expert in statistical methods and tools.
• Proven track record of providing analytical solutions to unstructured business problems using data mining and predictive modeling.

• Proven ability to effectively communicate results of statistical models to broad audience.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Strong leadership and collaborating skills.
Please send resume to Feng Zhao at

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2015
Application Instructions:
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