Job No: 511779
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance
Employee Classification: Asst Professor
Division Name: Academic Affairs
College/Unit: College of Business
Department: Finance, Insurance and Law
Campus Location: Normal, IL
The Department of Finance, Insurance & Law at Illinois State University invites applications for tenure-track appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance, starting on August 15, 2022. A Ph.D. in Risk Management and Insurance or related discipline is required by the time the appointment starts, preferably from an AACSB-accredited institution. ABDs will be considered if close to completion. The primary teaching need is at the undergraduate level, but additional opportunities are available in the MBA program. The department emphasizes balanced excellence in innovative instruction and applied, empirical research. The typical teaching load is 9 credit hours per semester, with a median class size of 29. Candidates must demonstrate potential for high quality teaching and research. Applicants at the associate professor level should have evidence of teaching excellence and a record of publications in high quality academic journals. Salary is based on rank and experience.
Illinois State University is one of only 189 schools that are AACSB accredited in both business and accounting. The program in Risk Management and Insurance was ranked by A.M. Best as one of the top four undergraduate risk management and insurance programs in the United States. It also was recently designated as a Global Center of Insurance Education by the International Insurance Society.
The Department of Finance, Insurance and Law has 14 tenured and tenure-track faculty members. College and Departmental research support include databases such as WRDS (including Compustat and CRSP), S&P Global Market Intelligence (SNL), ExecuComp, and Morningstar, as well as opportunities for course releases, competitive grants and awards. The Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management provides additional support to RMI faculty in the form of research and faculty development grants, specialized software, industry financial data, graduate assistants, membership dues, travel expenses, as well as industry connections and professional development opportunities.
1. Ph.D. in Risk Management and Insurance or related discipline is required by the time the appointment starts, preferably from an AACSB-accredited institution. ABDs will be considered if close to completion.
2. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.
Varies depending on class hours and office hours.
Must be able to complete the following with or without reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.
Pay is commensurate with qualification and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package.
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
3. Evidence of Excellence in Teaching (e.g., evaluations, peer reviews, etc.)
4. Working Paper (at least one)
5. List of References (at least three professional references with contact information.)
PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Certification of Retirement Annuity
PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.
Priority consideration will be given to applicants who submit information by August 31, 2021. Interviews will be conducted via Skype or Zoom in September and October.
Along with your application, please submit (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g., evaluations, peer reviews, etc.), (4) at least one working paper, and (5) contact information only for three references.
Kevin Ahlgrim, Chair
Department of Finance, Insurance and Law
Illinois State University
If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
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