FULL OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN RISK AND INSURANCE
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Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Department: WSB/RISK & INSURANCE
The Risk and Insurance Department in the Wisconsin School of Business at the
University of Wisconsin, Madison seeks tenure-track faculty at all ranks to
join our vibrant and cross-disciplinary department. We are looking for
scholars whose research and teaching can help shape how business and society
assess, manage and finance risk. We are open to a wide range of research
agendas and methodological approaches within the field of risk and insurance.
Candidates with research agendas related to health insurance markets, the
management of climate change and catastrophe risk, or digital transformations
in the risk management and insurance industries will be given special
priority. Applicants will be expected to create and maintain a strong program
of research, provide classroom and individual instruction for undergraduate
and graduate degree-seeking students, and contribute to the intellectual and
academic life of the department. University and professional service will be
expected as appropriate.
The Risk and Insurance Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is
one of the oldest such programs in the country, dating back to the 1930s. Our
faculty come from a range of fields, including economics, risk management and
insurance, actuarial science, and statistics. We offer undergraduate majors in
actuarial science and risk management and insurance, which are both
consistently ranked among the best in the world. Our faculty also teach and
play important roles in the school's business analytics programs, including
the rapidly expanding Masters of Science in Business Analytics program, and
our recently redesigned Professional MBA program. We are also proud to be part
of a great university with excellent resources available to both faculty and
students. Our faculty in particular have strong connections and collaborations
with faculty throughout campus in departments such as economics, public
policy, population health and statistics. The Wisconsin School of Business is
growing and thriving. Madison, Wisconsin is a lively and wonderful place to
live with a beautiful university campus on the shores of Lake Mendota. Come
and join us!
- Create and maintain a strong program of research
- Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the Wisconsin School of
- Provide classroom and individual instruction for undergraduate and graduate
- Contribute to the intellectual and academic life of the department.
University and community service will be expected as appropriate.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison.
We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their
identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion
enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of
excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a
welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people
who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:
Diversity and Inclusion
Ph.D. in economics, finance, risk management and insurance, actuarial science,
or a related field is required.
Well qualified applicants will have demonstrated high quality research with
publications in top tier journals, and will have demonstrated evidence of
excellence in teaching.
Candidates for tenure rank will possess academic credentials to qualify for a
tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison.
Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of
Business and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates
with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and
inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously
increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through
school-wide forums and professional development opportunities.
A123200-WISCONSIN SCH OF BUSINESS/RISK & INSURANCE
Full Time: 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated
campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 22, 2022
ACADEMIC (9 months)
How to Apply:
Please click on "Apply Now" to begin the application process. You will be
asked to submit a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae that includes a
complete list of publications and teaching experiences.
All materials should be submitted electronically in a single pdf document.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 15, 2021. However,
the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the
position is filled.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAYSERVICE for further
Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030)
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified
individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find
information about how to make a request at the following website:
https: // employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you
and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of
applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of
the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and
disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and
on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the
previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request;
please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.
Applications Open: Oct 8 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 15 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time