Request/Posting Number 0710781
Classification Title Associate Professor/Professor
Working Title Edmondson-Miller Endowed Chair (Associate Professor/Professor) - Finance, Insurance and Law
Job Class # 600000
Type of Position Faculty
Percent Appointment: 1-100 (For Student Employment and Graduate Assistant Only; state hours per week) 100%
Department Finance, Insurance and Law - 05480000
General Summary The Department of Finance, Insurance and Law in the College of Business seeks a candidate for tenured appointment as Associate Professor or Professor beginning on August 16, 2019. The successful candidate also will be appointed as the Edmonson-Miller Endowed Chair in Insurance and Financial Services for a 5-year term which may be renewable, contingent on performance.
The Endowed Chair Professor will be assigned, at most, a two-course per semester teaching load, supporting the department's M.B.A.-level and undergraduate major courses. The primary teaching need is at the undergraduate level. Professional and institutional service is expected to enhance the visibility of the Chair and the department.
The department emphasizes balanced excellence in innovative instruction and applied, empirical research. This position involves outreach to insurance industry partners, especially the partners of the Center for Insurance and Risk Management (a.k.a. Katie School).
Additional Information: Illinois State University was ranked by A.M. Best in 2018 as one of the top four Risk Management and Insurance undergraduate 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 is one of four departments (along with Accounting, Management & Quantitative Methods, and Marketing) in the College of Business at Illinois State University, located in Normal, IL. AACSB International accredits the College in both Accounting and Business. The college enrolls approximately 4,050 undergraduates and 210 graduate students. The Department of Finance, Insurance and Law has 25 faculty members, offers a major in Finance and a major in Risk Management and Insurance, and has a combined 902 undergraduate majors. There are 174 Risk Management and Insurance majors. Illinois State University is a student-centered, comprehensive institution with approximately 21,000 students.
Required Qualifications 1. Qualified candidates will hold a doctorate in Risk Management and Insurance or related discipline from an AACSB-accredited institution and have an active research agenda in the discipline.
2. The successful candidate must demonstrate commitment to and evidence of both effective teaching and high quality, refereed research.
3. State of Illinois law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.
Necessary Licenses/Certifications/Degrees Qualified candidates will hold a doctorate in Risk Management and Insurance or related discipline from an AACSB-accredited institution.
Hiring Rate/Range Salary is competitive and based on experience.
Work Hours Varies
Proposed Starting Date: 8/16/2019
Posting date 06-21-2018
Closing date Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration, applicants must include the following as attachments to the online faculty application:
(a) Cover letter
(b) Curriculum vitae
(c) Contact information only for five professional references
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or withdrawn. Please indicate in your cover letter if you plan to attend the 2018 annual meeting of the American Risk and Insurance Association or the 2018 annual meeting of Financial Management Association International, or other regional conferences.
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.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
Contact Information Domingo Castelo Joaquin, Interim Chair and Professor
Department of Finance, Insurance and Law
Illinois State University
Departmental Homepage http://business.illinoisstate.edu/about/departments/fil/
Required Applicant Documents 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 For This Posting". Resume/C.V.
Optional Applicant Documents
Civil Service Test Not Applicable