Tenure Track Position: Mathematical Risk Modeling, Mathematical Finance or Financial Technology

Position ID: 37213
Georgia State University
Robinson College of Business
Department of Risk Management and Insurance
Position Description
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Instructor, Professor
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GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY: Robinson College of Business, Department of Risk Management & Insurance

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Tenure Track Position in Mathematical Risk Modeling, Mathematical Finance or Financial Technology

Georgia State University invites applications for one tenure track appointment in Mathematical Risk Modeling, Mathematical Finance and/or Financial Technology. The appointment will begin Fall 2018 in the Department of Risk Management and Insurance at the Robinson College of Business.


Qualified assistant professor candidates must have a completed Ph.D. by the time of appointment in finance, operations research, applied mathematics, economics, statistics, or a related field. Candidates must demonstrate the capability of publishing papers targeted to top general interest journals in applied mathematics, statistics and/or finance as well as in top specialty journals devoted to mathematical finance and/or risk management. All candidates should have teaching capability in stochastic modeling, financial engineering, quantitative risk management or financial technologies. We are an interdisciplinary department that is also hiring faculty in the areas of actuarial science and insurance economics as the first phase of a multi-year recruiting strategy. We are interested in intellectually curious candidates with versatility in their research and teaching interests.


The Department of Risk Management and Insurance at Georgia State University is one of the oldest and most influential risk management programs in the U.S. and has a distinguished history of serving students, alumni, and the risk management profession for more than 60 years. We are currently rated #5 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 the Professional Risk Management International Association (PRMIA).

The mission of the department is to better understand how risks faced by individuals, institutions, and societies can be more accurately measured and more efficiently managed. Faculty members 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, among others. The department has graduate programs in mathematical risk management, actuarial science, and is actively involved in the interdisciplinary graduate program in analytics. We also have an active PhD program.

The salary level and course load are competitive for risk management faculty at business schools in the United States. 


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, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of publications should be uploaded to Academicjobsonline.org. All materials should be provided in Adobe PDF. Please note in your cover email or letter that you are applying for a Mathematical Risk Modeling/Mathematical Finance/Financial technology position.

Contact Professor Glenn Harrison, chairman of the selection committee, at gharrison@gsu.edu with any questions. Do not send application materials to this e-mail address.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veterans status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class

CIP Discipline Code: 
Finance, General
Applied Economics
Applied Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Operations Research
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