Department/Organization: 206210 - AL Center for Ins Info & Research
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm
Job Summary: The Research Professional should show a high level of achievement and impact as appropriate for the position’s duties, as well as recognition of professional excellence by peers. Assumes full responsibility for overall support of research activities. Directs and mentors others in research practices. Contributes to the design, interpretation and writing of grant proposals and publications. Independently designs, conducts, and reports on research activities. Must demonstrate clear potential to pursue external funding as principle investigator and/or Co-PI or Co-I, leading or co-leading contribution to the dissemination of findings or knowledge, including, but not limited to, public access such as on-line and through exhibits, peer-reviewed reports and publications, and presentation at meetings. This is only a representation of possible duties and is not an all-inclusive listing.
Additional Department Summary: Associate Research Personnel duties include conducting and supervising research, including the study of economical and statistical data, for the Alabama Center for Insurance Information & Research (ACIIR; The purpose of the ACIIR is to provide highly credible information and research for the benefit of various stakeholders including policymakers, the public, insurance companies, intermediaries, trade groups, and others who need information concerning the management of risk), publishing research findings in scholarly and professional journals, seeking external funding for research projects, contributing to education and outreach efforts of the Alabama Center for Insurance Information & Research, building and maintaining on- and off-campus relationships with researchers, and assisting the Director in day-to-day operations of the Alabama Center for Insurance Information & Research, including supervision of students and staff.
Required Department Minimum Qualifications: The minimum requirements are a Ph.D. in Insurance Risk or a related discipline (e.g. Data Science, Economics, Finance, Statistics, etc.).
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster
Internal Number: 511787
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