The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Instructor of Risk Management and Insurance beginning as soon as possible in Fall 2017. We seek applicants that possess at least a Master's degree in risk management and/or insurance, finance, economics, or closely related areas. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the MBA, EMBA, MSF and undergraduate levels, be able to contribute to the future growth of the department and school, establish new and nurture existing relationships with external constituencies, and interact effectively with members of the local business community. Teaching will primarily be at the undergraduate level, with the first classes being taught during Spring 2018. Salary and benefits will be competitive with those at similar business schools. In addition to teaching, this position will involve developing relationships with local firms and establishing various apprenticeship, internship, fellowship and scholarship programs.
UMKC enrolls approximately 16,000 students and is located in the historic Country Club Plaza district of Kansas City, moments from excellent dining and shopping. The Bloch School has approximately 1,800 students, 51 full-time faculty, and excellent technology resources. Its business and public administration programs are fully accredited by AACSB and NASPAA, respectively. More information about the Bloch School and the department may be found at http://www.bloch.umkc.edu.
An official copy of transcript(s), showing when degree(s), were conferred with be required before an official offer is made to final candidate.
The University requires that we maintain an official copy of your higher education transcripts. An official copy of that transcript must be sent to the Office of the Dean, Business Office, attention: Mary A. Morgan, Henry W. Bloch School of Management, 5110 Cherry Street, Suite 223, Kansas City, Missouri 64110. Your appointment is contingent upon verification of your degrees.
Full Time/Part Time
This is a full-time benefit eligible non-tenure track position
Salary is commensurate upon experience
To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).
If you need technical assistance, please call 1-855-524-0002.
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Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
As a UMKC employee, you’ll b...elong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.
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