Dai-Ichi Endowed Assistant Professor of Actuarial Science and Risk Management

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Dai-Ichi Endowed Assistant Professor of Actuarial Science and Risk Management

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Dai-Ichi Endowed Assistant Professor of Actuarial Science and Risk Management


206501 - "ECON., FIN. & LEG. STUDIES"

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Primary duties will include research and teaching actuarial science at the graduate
and undergraduate level, promoting and recruiting students to the actuarial science program and aid in placement of students in internships and careers in the actuarial science industry.

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The holder of Dai-Ichi Endowed Assistant Professor of Actuarial Science and Risk
Management is expected to become a leader in promoting the actuarial science program in the College, the University and the State. The Chair should be outstanding in teaching, have a strong relationship
with the Actuarial Science and Risk Management community, recruit students to the program and aid in the placement of students in Actuarial Science internships and insurance careers. The candidate should also demonstrate evidence of academic scholarship, which might take the form of publishing in recognized, high quality academic journals in the field of actuarial science, organizing or participating in
various conferences, or providing advice to insurance-related organizations. The ideal candidate would have a Ph.D. degree or an equivalent terminal degree in an area related to insurance and financial services. The position appointment will start August 16, 2021.

Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting will remain open until the position is filled. Candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Candidates must attach a cover letter
describing their interest in the position, a curriculum vita that includes a list of three references, documentation of teaching effectiveness and evidence of scholarship. Items not attached at time of application will disqualify application. The candidate selected for the position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation.

The Economics and Finance programs offer degrees at the undergraduate, Master and Ph.D. levels. The Master programs include a full-time, a part-time and a STEM MBA, and a one-year MS in Finance and Economics. The Department offers excellent research environment including generous travel support, an active seminar series and Ph. D. graduate research assistants. The Finance group is part of the Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies. The Culverhouse College has state-of-the-art
facilities, including a trade room and a behavioral lab, subscriptions to WRDS and several other databases. Additional information is available at the College website: https://efls.culverhouse.ua.edu/.

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Any required documents not attached will disqualify your application. You must attach your resume or CV to the appropriate required applicant document link. Teaching documentation must be attached to the “Teaching” link under Required Applicant Documents. If submitting further documentation, please attach to the “Other Document 1” or
“Research/Scholarships/Creative Activities Statement” links under Optional Applicant Documents.

Finalists for the position will be asked to submit letters of recommendation.


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Posted: 3/26/2021
Application Due: 6/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time