DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE MIHAYLO COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Risk Management & Insurance Tenure-Track
The Department of Finance at California State University, Fullerton, invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track position at the open rank of Assistant, Associate, and full professor to begin Fall 2018. CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.
Position We are seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Risk Management & Insurance. The Department is interested in Risk Management & Insurance candidates with solid training, and strong teaching and research potential. The successful applicant is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise students, value diversity, serve on the committees, assist the center director in managing the center and engage in activities that benefit the Center for Insurance Studies, department, University, and community. Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching, strong scholarly and creative activities which result in publication of high-quality refereed journal articles, and substantial services.
A doctorate in Risk Management & Insurance or a related field from an accredited institution is required. ABD’s may apply but must show evidence that the degree will be completed by the appointment date
Candidates must have solid training, demonstrated strong teaching and research potential.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Evidence of (or potential for) publications in high quality journals is required.
Evidence of excellence in teaching is required.
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.
Ability to work and communicate effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students, faculty, staff, and external audiences.
Preference will be given to applicants with online teachings skills.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Rank, Salary, & Benefits This is an open rank tenure-track position. Applicants with significant experience and publication record may be considered at a higher rank. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, experience, and qualification. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is also offered which includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner, and/or dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to: http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
Appointment Date August 15, 2018
Application Procedure A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 9563BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:
Copies of transcripts
Teaching evaluations (including student comments)
A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in teaching or working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
Three letters of reference (see instruction below)
On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
Please direct all questions about the position to: Dr. Jing Yang, Department Chair, Department of Finance at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (657) 278-2217.
Application Deadline We will interview at the FMA Annual Meeting (Boston, Massachusetts). Screening for interviews at the FMA Annual Meeting will occur for vitae received by September 11, 2017. Full consideration will be given to applications received by the deadline. We will continue reviewing subsequent applicants on a rolling basis, as needed, until the position is filled.
Applications may be considered until position is filled. Review of applications will begin on August 21, 2017.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
The College Mihaylo College of Business & Economics is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) at both the undergraduate and masters levels. There are over 150 full- time faculty members and 8,500 students, including more than 600 graduate students. Bachelors’ degrees are offered in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Entertainment & Tourism, Finance, Management (Operations, General, and Human Resources), Information Systems/Decision Sciences, Marketing, and International Business, among others. Masters’ degrees are in Business Administration, Economics, Management Science, Information Technology, Accounting, and Taxation. For more information about the College visit: http://business.fullerton.edu/.
The Department The Finance department currently has 18 tenured and tenure-track faculty supplemented by multiple part-time and full-time adjunct faculty members. Tenure-track faculty members have published their research in journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Financial Management, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Risk and Insurance, and Real Estate Economics, among others. The department houses two active centers of excellence – The Center for Insurance Studies and the Real Estate and Land Use Institute. These entities raise funds for extra-curricular student activities and provide opportunities for interaction with the local business community. The Department anticipates launching two new M.S. level degree programs in coming years.
The Center for Insurance Studies (CIS) was established by the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics in 1998. The goal of the center is to create an organization that attracts and educates talented individuals who are committed to professional careers in the industry, including property, life, benefits, risk management, and health care components. The emphasis is on careers in actuarial science, claims, financial planning, insurance marketing, risk management, portfolio management, technology and underwriting. Operating strategies for CIS are constantly being developed and updated with the help of industry professionals. There are actuarial science and RMI concentrations for both undergraduate and graduate.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.