Assistant Professor of Insurance Risk Management

Employer
Fisk University
Location
Tennessee, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Dec 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Department of Business is soliciting prospective full-time faculty. Primary areas of instruction are Risk Management and Insurance.  The program is designed to provide students with an overall background in risk management; life and health insurer operations and products; property and casualty operations and products; financial planning; and employee benefits. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses and helping to develop and expand programs in Business Administration. Excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level is essential. An active research agenda that is open to participation of undergraduate and/or graduate students is expected. A Ph.D or Doctorate in Business Administration, with cognate in Insurance Risk Management, is preferred.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:

Additional expectations of an Assistant Professor include participation in the Faculty Assembly, University service as an academic advisor or a student campus organization advisor and engagement in activities that generate professional development leading to demonstrated achievement and other mandatory campus events. The individual should express a zeal for and competence in grantsmanship and be supportive of the University’s thrust to increase sponsored programs and outside funding.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Extensive knowledge in Healthcare Administration. Proven excellence in teaching at the college level, genuine interest in teaching, collegiate behavior with peers and a sincere interest to extract the best from our students are important attributes of persons holding the position.

ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY:

None

QUALIFICATIONS:

A doctorate degree in Business Administration, with cognate in Insurance Risk Management, is required. The potential for excellence in teaching and research.

Education:

A doctorate degree in Business or relevant areas

Experience:

None

Licenses or Certificates:

None

Additional Requirements: A background and/or credit check will be required of the successful applicant. An official transcript (if applicable) and names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) references will be required of the successful applicant.

 

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