The duties of the position include: Teaching a 3-3 course load, all in Risk Management and Insurance (RMI); Research in RMI, actuarial science, or a related area in peer-reviewed journals consistent with School of Business requirements for Scholarly Academics; and Service in support of the RMI Program through activities. We seek someone who specializes in liability RMI. We offer the opportunity to teach at the undergraduate level in our RMI major and minor, and in our MBA course on Enterprise Risk Management. We offer the opportunity to help teach faculty-led study abroad classes to Bermuda and to London, England, during non-COVID times. Experience teaching face-to-face as well as online and in hybrid classes is desirable.
An earned Doctorate degree in Risk Management and Insurance, or a JD, or an LLM, or a terminal degree in a closely related field from an accredited university is required (an ABD will be considered, with a requirement to complete the degree within one year of appointment). Relevant credentials (e.g. CPCU, other professional licenses and designations) are welcome but not essential. The successful candidate will present evidence of teaching and research effectiveness. Experience working in risk management/insurance is desired but not required.
Applicants must include a writing sample and copies of designations and licenses in the additional required documents section.
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Risk Management and Insurance
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .
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The mission of the University Risk Management and Insurance Association is to advance the discipline of risk management
in higher education.