University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Risk Management and/or Insuranc

The Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary invites applications for a continuing appointment in Risk Management and Insurance at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Applications are encouraged in any of the wide range of topics related to risk management, insurance, employee benefits, financial planning, and estate planning, The appointment will commence July 1, 2016, or at a mutually agreeable date.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have:
- A doctorate in insurance, finance, economics or other closely related field;
- A strong record of research that includes risk management and insurance, with publications in high-impact refereed journals and grantsmanship commensurate with the professorial rank being sought. Preference will be given to candidates with publications in high impact journals (based on Academic Journal Guide 4*);
- A demonstrated capability in graduate- and undergraduate-level teaching and willingness to undertake graduate student supervision;
- A minimum of three years of experience in an academic position focused in the area related to insurance, risk management and/or personal finance;
- A demonstrated willingness to provide service to the university and to interact with the business community in insurance, risk management, and/or personal finance.

Key requirements of the positions include:
- research and knowledge dissemination;
- securing research funding;
- teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels;
- working with colleagues on interdisciplinary research initiatives, programme development and implementation; and,
- engagement with local, national and international professional and other communities.

Research support is offered to all new hires. Commensurate with their qualifications and experience, applicants may be considered for appointment with tenure and/or simultaneous appointment as a Future Fund Professor or the Chair in Insurance and Risk Management. Any such additional appointment would be accompanied with a higher level of research support that could include teaching release.

Applicants at the assistant professor (tenure-track) rank will demonstrate the desire and potential to be a teacher in a professional faculty; provide evidence of past and/or potential excellence in scholarship.

Applicants at the associate professor (with tenure) rank must possess a doctoral degree or equivalent in insurance, finance, economics or other closely related field. They must provide evidence of past teaching effectiveness in a professional faculty; provide evidence that the individual is a sound scholar and that they are like to continue to make meaningful contributions to their field.

Applicants at the full professor l(with tenure) rank must provide evidence of a well-established funded research program, outstanding academic publication record, evidence of a fully established, demonstrated ability to lead research teams, outstanding teaching and graduate supervision record, and evidence of academic service and/or leadership.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: Accredited by AACSB International, the Haskayne School of Business is a progressive and innovative business school. Our mission is to create and communicate knowledge of critical significance, while contributing to the development of our students as leaders of moral character with professional ability equal to the best in their field. With 3,500 full and part-time students currently enrolled in bachelor's, master's, PhD and executive education programs, the business school boasts more than 18,000 alumni in 60 countries around the globe.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested individuals are asked to submit their, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference.

Electronic submission and communication is preferred. Application materials should be sent to

When only hard copies of some documents are available, they should be sent to:

Barbara Merlihan
Administrative Assistant, Finance Selection Committee
Haskayne School of Business
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4

The closing date for applications is February 18, 2016.

The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following questions: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY: The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, where innovative teaching and groundbreaking research go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. The strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by our Gaelic motto, which translates to 'I will lift up my eyes'.

To succeed as one of Canada's top universities, where new ideas are created, tested and applied through first-class teaching and research, the University of Calgary needs more of the best minds in our classrooms and labs. We're increasing our scholarly capacity by investing in people who want to change the world, bringing the best and brightest to Calgary to form a global intellectual hub and achieve advances that matter to everyone.

To view a listing of all available academic opportunities and to find out more about what the University of Calgary has to offer, please visit our Academic Careers website:

ABOUT CALGARY, ALBERTA: Named a cultural capital of Canada and one of the best places to live in the world, Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from the strongest economy in the nation and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

Posted 1/22/16