Georgia State University, Risk Management and Insurance

Position ID:GSU-RMI-NTTRMI [#20972, 23-061]
Position Title: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Risk Management and Insurance
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30303, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Actuarial Science
Finance
Risk Management and Insurance
Economics
Statistics
Appl Deadline:2022/06/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/01/18, listed until 2022/06/15)
Position Description:    

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

NON-TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS IN RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY invites applications for one or more non-tenure track positions, effective Fall 2022, in the Department of Risk Management and Insurance at the Robinson College of Business. Rank is open, but we expect to hire at the non-tenure track ranks of Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Professor of Practice.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS This is an ideal opportunity for someone with an interest in pursuing teaching and research informed by risk-related business experience or applications. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. or an Executive Doctorate by the time of appointment (or be on track to complete one) in a field relevant to the position such as risk management and insurance, economics, finance, statistics, actuarial science, mathematics, or related field. We invite applications from candidates who can serve as the program director of our Master’s program in Quantitative Risk Analysis and Management (QRAM), run experiential learning industry engagement student projects, and teach undergraduate and graduate classes at the intersection of econometrics/data analysis, actuarial science, InsurTech, and financial engineering. We also welcome applicants with relevant business experience or interests in Actuarial Science, especially those with actuarial designations from the Society of Actuaries, the Casualty Actuarial Society, or other actuarial credentialing bodies. The salary level and course load are commensurate for clinical faculty at US business schools.

THE ENVIRONMENT

The mission of the Department of Risk Management and Insurance at Georgia State University 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 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. The department enjoys strong support from, and collaboration with, industry partners in risk-related industries in the Atlanta area, nationally, and internationally, and is committed to exploring the role of data analysis and new technology in shaping the pricing, processes, and products in risk-related markets in its research and teaching.

The Department of Risk Management and Insurance offers undergraduate degrees in Actuarial Science as well as Risk Management and Insurance; masters degrees in Actuarial Science as well as Quantitative Risk Analysis and Management (QRAM); and, a Ph.D. program. Our QRAM program is currently ranked 6th in the nation among public financial engineering programs and 15th overall by the TFE Times. We are also currently ranked #4 in the U.S. News and World Report ranking of RMI programs and ranked #1 in actuarial science research among all North American business schools; we hold a Center of Actuarial Excellence designation from the Society of Actuaries, we were recognized by the Casualty Actuarial Society in their University Award Program in 2021, and we have been named a Global Center of Insurance Excellence by the International Insurance Society. The department is the home for the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR).

GSU is a leading urban research university located in the heart of Atlanta, home to 16 Fortune 500 companies. As the largest university in Georgia with nearly 54,000 students, GSU has earned national and international recognition for its data-oriented approach to student support, retention, and success. In their 2022 rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranked GSU #1 in providing the best undergraduate teaching among public universities and #2 in most innovative university in the nation. The university continues to lead the nation in graduating economically and racially diverse students on-time and at a reasonable cost.

With more than 8,000 students and 170 faculty members, the Robinson College of Business is among the ten largest accredited business schools in the United States. Its size and legacy of excellence make Robinson one of the most influential business schools in the country. With fifty-six percent of our undergraduate students from under-represented minorities, Robinson’s student body is also one of the most diverse in the country.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should apply online at Academicjobsonline.org and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three recommendation letters, teaching evaluations, and any other supporting documents such as curriculum development materials, if any. Please note in your cover email or letter that you are applying for the clinical position in risk management and insurance. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions related to the position should be sent to Professor Ajay Subramanian, chair of the search committee, at asubramanian@gsu.edu (but please do not send application materials to this e-mail address). The position is contingent upon final budget approval by the university. 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. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups.


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Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4036
Atlanta, GA 30302-4036