Dai-ichi Life Ins Company Endowed Professor Actuarial Sciences Risk Management

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Mar 10, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0811237

Position Summary: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company Endowed Professor in Actuarial Sciences and Risk Management will provide leadership in actuarial science and risk management research and education for the Culverhouse College of Commerce and the University of Alabama. The Dai-ichi Professor will maintain a nationally recognized level of research scholarship with publications in top-tier finance, insurance, economics, actuarial science, and risk management journals.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Economics, Finance, and Legal Studies at The University of Alabama is seeking candidates for the position of Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company Endowed Professor in Actuarial Sciences and Risk Management. The Dai-ichi Professor will provide leadership in insurance research and education for the Culverhouse College of Commerce and the University of Alabama. The Dai-ichi Professor is expected to maintain a nationally-recognized level of research scholarship with publications in top-tier journals and work closely with graduate students and other faculty members in the department and college. The Dai-ichi Professor will teach courses at the undergraduate, master's, or doctoral level in the areas of risk management, actuarial science, insurance, quantitative finance, and related fields. Successful candidates must hold an earned doctorate in finance, economics, statistics, or a closely related field and have a research and teaching record consistent with a tenured associate or full professor at a major flagship university. Candidates with a record of externally-funded research (e.g., grant funding) are strongly preferred. We are particularly interested in candidates that can work collaboratively with faculty and graduate students to enhance our research programs. The appointment will be made at either the associate or full professor level, depending on the candidate's experience and record. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications, including research and travel support and a reduced teaching load. Appointment is effective August 16, 2018. Review of nominations/applications will begin immediately. All applicants will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae/Resume with contact information for three references, cover letter describing their qualifications and interest in the position. Only on-line applications will be accepted. Applicants may apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Applications will be accepted until April 9, 2018. The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

Special Instructions: Any required documents not attached will disqualify your application. Please attach required documents to the appropriate document link: - Resume or CV (that includes three references) - Cover Letter To attach any other non-required documentation, use - Other Document 1 - Other Document 2

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