University of North Texas - Professor

Feb 25, 2017
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The College of Business at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, invites nominations and applications for appointment to the newly created Glen L. Taylor Professorship of Insurance. The appointment is for an endowed chair position, has tenured status at the full-professor level, and has a starting date of January 2017. The successful candidate will have an established record as a prominent scholar in risk management and insurance. Working within the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Law, the Taylor Professor is expected to raise the visibility of the UNT College of Business in the area of financial services, specifically risk management and insurance research, provide pedagogical leadership at all levels, and be actively involved in creating ties with the business and policy-making communities. The successful candidate is also expected to provide leadership for and direction to the Risk Management and Insurance Program.Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. Qualified candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. from an AACSB accredited institution in insurance, risk management or related field.