Risk Management and Insurance, Georgia State University

Position ID:GSU-RMI-MRM [#9945, 19-020]
Position Title: Mathematical Risk Management TT Faculty Position
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30303, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics
Finance / Mathematics
Appl Deadline:2018/03/31 finished (2017/09/26, finished 2018/05/08, listed until 2018/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY: Robinson College of Business, Department of Risk Management & Insurance


GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY invites applications for one tenure track appointment in Mathematical Risk Modeling, Mathematical Finance and/or Financial Technology at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The appointment will begin Fall 2018 in the Department of Risk Management and Insurance at the Robinson College of Business.


Qualified assistant professor candidates must have a completed Ph.D. by the time of appointment in finance, operations research, applied mathematics, economics, statistics, or a related field. Candidates must demonstrate the capability of publishing papers targeted to top general interest journals in applied mathematics, statistics and/or finance as well as in top specialty journals devoted to mathematical finance and/or risk management. Candidates at the level of associate professor must have established research records with national and international visibility that are commensurate with the position. All candidates should have teaching capability in stochastic modeling, financial engineering, quantitative risk management or financial technologies. We are an interdisciplinary department that is also hiring faculty in the areas of actuarial science and insurance economics as the first phase of a multi-year recruiting strategy. We are interested in intellectually curious candidates with versatility in their research and teaching interests.


The Department of Risk Management and Insurance at Georgia State University is one of the oldest and most influential risk management programs in the U.S. and has a distinguished history of serving students, alumni, and the risk management profession for more than 60 years. We are currently rated #4 in the U.S. News and World Report ranking of RMI programs; we hold a Center of Actuarial Excellence designation from the Society of Actuaries; and we are an Accredited Risk Program according to the Professional Risk Management International Association (PRMIA).

The mission of the department is to better understand how risks faced by individuals, institutions, and societies can be more accurately measured and more efficiently managed. Faculty members have risk-related research interests including behavioral economics, experimental methods, actuarial science, mathematical finance, econometrics, household finance, corporate decision making, legal risk, and insurance economics, among others. The department has graduate programs in mathematical risk management, actuarial science, and is actively involved in the interdisciplinary graduate program in analytics. We also have an active PhD program.

The salary level and course load are competitive for risk management faculty at business schools in the United States.


Positions are contingent on budget approval. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three recommendation letters, teaching evaluations if any, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of publications should be uploaded to Academicjobsonline.org. All materials should be provided in Adobe PDF. Please note in your cover email or letter that you are applying for a Mathematical Risk Modeling/Mathematical Finance/Financial technology position.

Contact Professor Glenn Harrison, chairman of the selection committee, at gharrison@gsu.edu with any questions. Do not send application materials to this e-mail address.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veterans status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4036
Atlanta, GA 30302-4036

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