Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Professor of Professional Practice in Enterprise Risk Management
Location: New York, NY
Internal Number: 113946
The School of Professional Studies (SPS) at Columbia University invites applications for full-time positions at Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Professor of Professional Practice to teach in the MS Program in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). The degree prepares graduates to inform better risk-reward decisions by providing a complete, robust, and integrated picture of both upside and downside volatility across an entire enterprise.
This position will begin on July 1, 2023. This is a full-time appointment with a multi-year renewal contingent on a successful review.
We seek high-quality candidates with a graduate degree in ERM, risk management, finance, financial engineering, economics, business, operations research, or other ERM/risk areas or a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) credential. The ideal candidate will have significant and recent ERM/risk-related experience in either organizational roles or consulting or both.
This position will involve the following:
Regular teaching of program courses
Service to program, support of admissions, program events, mentoring of students/alumni, curriculum enhancement
Eminence building, such as speaking at industry conferences, authoring articles for industry publications, and participation in any research opportunities
The successful candidate will teach program courses such as those listed below, depending on their fit into one of two profiles:
Candidates in this profile must teach all of the following courses related to financial risk management and modeling:
Financial Risk Management
Intro to Quantitative Risk Management
Coding for Risk Management
Candidates in this profile may also be asked to teach one or more courses related to stakeholder ERM requirements or communications
Credit Risk Management
Market Risk Management
Liquidity Risk Management
Machine Learning for Risk Management
Derivatives Risk Management
All applicants must have a BA/BS degree. Master's or doctoral degrees are strongly preferred.
Candidates at the rank of Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Professor of Professional Practice are expected to have:
Substantial professional experience and accomplishments, prominence in the industry, and evidence of professional growth and activity in the field; and
Teaching experience and excellent teaching evaluations; and
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the classroom and professional practice.
The ideal candidate will have significant ERM/risk-related experience and hold either of the following:
A doctoral or master's degree in ERM, risk management, finance, financial engineering, economics, business, operations research or other ERM/risk area;
A Fellow of the Society of Actuaries
Applicants are encouraged to apply by January 6, 2023 to receive full consideration, although application review will begin immediately.
All applications must be made through Columbia University's Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials:
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
3 letters of Recommendation (solicited from a list of references provided)
Research Abstract (optional)
Questions or concerns about this position should be directed to Jamie Douglas, Senior Director of Faculty Recruitment, at email@example.com.
Columbia University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.
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