Assistant Professor of Risk Management & Insurance

Oswego, New York
Aug 24, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Accounting, Finance & Law at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Risk Management & Insurance position.

Posting Date: August 22, 2017

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit:  or

Date of Appointment:   August 2018

Description of Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of risk management and insurance. Responsibilities also include a commitment to professional outreach, outreach to potential students and university service.

In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:  PhD in Risk Management and Insurance.  Related terminal degrees, such as Ph.D. in Finance with concentration in risk management and/or insurance, considered.  ABDs with degree completion by December 2018 will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:  Teaching experience, publications, professional certifications, prior experience in risk management and/or insurance profession.

To Apply:  Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae,  contact information for three professional references, and evidence of excellence in teaching and scholarship electronically to:

If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:

John A. MacDonald, Chair of the Department of Accounting, Finance and Law


Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.

Description of Department: The Accounting, Finance & Law Department is part of the SUNY-Oswego School of Business (AACSB accredited). The School of Business offers undergraduate degrees in accounting, business administration, finance, human resource management, marketing management science, risk management & insurance, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree, MBA in Health Services Administration and a Five Year Accounting Program (BS/MBA). School of Business students also have the option to minor in International Business. The School of Business values excellence in teaching and requires a commitment to research, instructional development and service in a diverse and global environment.  SUNY Oswego School of Business programs are usually ranked within the top 50 in several business school rankings.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

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Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing  

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