Georgia State University, Risk Management and Insurance

Position ID:GSU-RMI-NTTAS [#23976, 02-054]
Position Title: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Actuarial Science
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30303, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Actuarial Science
Appl Deadline:2023/06/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/12/09, listed until 2023/06/09)
Position Description:    

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


GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY invites applications for one non-tenure track position in actuarial science effective Fall 2023 in the Department of Risk Management and Insurance at the Robinson College of Business.


Applicants for the non-tenure track position must hold a Ph.D. degree in actuarial science, statistics, applied mathematics, economics, finance, or related fields or have advanced to Ph.D. candidacy and will complete the doctoral degree or equivalent degree within six months of the start date. Candidates will be considered for appointments as clinical assistant/associate/full professors. Successful candidates may be expected to manage our master's program in Actuarial Science. Teaching requirements for the position will be adjusted to reflect the service responsibility of managing the program. We are an interdisciplinary department and are interested in intellectually curious candidates with versatility in their research and teaching interests.

Applicants are required to hold an actuarial credential from any of the major professional actuarial societies or should be on track to obtain one soon after the appointment.


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, insurance economics, and 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; it is currently rated #4 in the U.S. News and World Report ranking of RMI programs. GSU ranks #2 in actuarial science research among all North American business schools (U. Nebraska – Lincoln rankings) and holds a Center of Actuarial Excellence designation from the Society of Actuaries. Our department is proud of its undergraduate programs in Risk Management and Insurance and in Actuarial Science, as well as its master's programs in Actuarial Science and in Quantitative Risk Analysis, and its Ph.D. program.

Georgia State University is an enterprising public research institution in Atlanta and a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth. Enrolling and graduating one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities. In its 2022-2023 “Best Colleges” edition, U.S. News & World Report ranks GSU first among public universities for undergraduate teaching and the nation’s second most innovative university. Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the Southeast with a mission “to prepare people from all backgrounds to lead, innovate, and achieve their potential to advance business and society.” The college has 12 academic units and offers two MBA programs, 15 master’s, three graduate certificates in innovation, two doctoral programs, 11 undergraduate majors, and a suite of signature programs, including WomenLead, its nationally recognized undergraduate leadership program. Robinson also has excellent relationships with the Atlanta business community through its insight (analytics) labs focusing on fintech, legal analytics, operations, and social media.

PROCESS Positions are contingent on budget approval. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. To apply, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three recommendation letters, teaching evaluations if any, a statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and sample publications should be uploaded to All materials must be submitted in Adobe PDF.

Contact Professor Liang Peng, chairman of the selection committee, at 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, veteran 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.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4036
Atlanta, GA 30302-4036