Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Finance, Banking & Insurance

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Finance, Banking & Insurance Tenure Status Tenure Track Position Number 080011 Department Finance, Banking & Insurance - 255200 Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Risk Management and Insurance or a related field by the start of employment.
  • A record of high-quality teaching.
  • Evidence of high quality research in risk management and insurance.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are highly desirable.
Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
Teaching needs may include Principles of Risk Management & Insurance, Commercial Insurance, Insurance Operations, Enterprise Risk and Insurance Management, Introduction to Finance. License/Certification Required
N/A Description of the Department or Unit
The Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance includes 20 full-time finance, insurance and law faculty serving approximately 350 undergraduate majors. The department also provides classes for the MBA and other graduate programs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Faculty typically teach three classes per semester and serve on department, college, and university committees. Successful candidates will provide evidence of an ongoing commitment to excellence in student instruction and engagement, produce quality research, and maintain strong relationships with professional organizations.

The faculty member will have the opportunity to work closely with the Brantley Risk and Insurance Center . Objectives of the Brantley Center include involving students with the insurance industry, supporting faculty development, directing research activities toward problems and questions of interest to the insurance industry, and assisting the industry in the design and delivery of continuing education programs.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a sincere commitment to promoting advocacy, diversity, equity, inclusiveness, and social justice. For more information about the Walker College of Business, Inclusive Excellence statement click here . Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of a professional position at the university. Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Suggested Salary Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Special Instructions to Applicants
Start date for new hire is flexible. Can be January 1, 2022, or August 1, 2022.

Applicants must submit:
  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. Names and Contact Information for Three References
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy with a Summary of Teaching Effectiveness
  5. Copies of Student Evaluations of Teaching Effectiveness since 2019
  6. Research Statement Highlighting Work in Risk Management and Insurance
  7. Diversity statement, describing plans to promote diversity issues and inclusive excellence in teaching, service, and/or outreach.

The review of complete applications will begin on August 10.

Initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

Please note that this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

Applications must be submitted electronically through Appalachian State University's Job Site . AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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