JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Georgia State University

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Robinson College of Business
Risk Management & Insurance
Professor (Rank Open)

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451054
Date Posted: 09/04/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Professor (Rank Open)
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D1 -- Household Behavior and Family Economics
D8 -- Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
J3 -- Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
economics of insurance;
income risk, retirement risk;
the economics of employee benefits.
Salary Range: market
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Georgia State University invites applications for one or more track appointments in the area of risk management effective Fall 2015.

Rank is open, but we expect to hire at the Assistant or Associate Professor level for one or more positions.

Job Qualifications:
Candidates for the Assistant Professor position should completed Ph.D. by the time of appointment in Risk Management or a related field (Finance or Economics). Further, candidates should have a strong capability of publishing in top tier journals in the area of risk. Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level must have a record of scholarly achievement consistent with rank. We are particularly interested in those have a research and teaching interest in the economics of insurance, income risk, retirement risk, and/or the economics of employee benefits.

Our mission is to better understand how risks faced by individuals, institutions, and societies can be more accurately measured and more efficiently managed. Faculty have risk-related research interests including behavioral economics, experimental methods, actuarial science, mathematical finance, econometrics, household finance, corporate decision making, legal risk, and insurance economics.

We are currently rated #4 in the U.S. News and World Report ranking of RMI programs; we hold a Center of Actuarial Excellence designation from the Society of Actuaries; and we are an Accredited Risk Program according to PRMIA.

The salary level and course load are competitive.

Positions are contingent on budget approval. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three recommendation letters, teaching evaluations,if any,should be uploaded to (strongly preferred) or mailed to Ms. Carmen Brown, PO Box 4036, Atlanta, GA 30302-4036.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Institution Affirmative Action Employer. The official advertisement can be found at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2015