The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) invites applications for an Endowed Professor of Risk Management. Rank (Associate or, preferably, Full Professor) will be based upon qualifications and experience.
We seek applicants with an earned doctorate in risk management and/or insurance, finance, economics, or closely related areas and an enduring and continuing record of publications in top risk management and insurance journals. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the MBA, EMBA, MSF and undergraduate levels, be able to contribute to the future growth of the department and school, establish new and nurture existing relationships with external constituencies, and interact effectively with members of the local business community. Salary and benefits will be competitive with those at leading business schools and support for conducting research and for professional development will be provided.
There are several benefits of working at the Bloch School of Management:
The opportunity to develop and shape the direction of a new insurance program within a growing finance department
A competitive teaching load with support for summer research and travel
The Kansas City metro area offers a reasonable cost of living, enriched quality of life, and excellent educational options at all levels
Kansas City is headquarters for several major corporations and financial services firms, including Sprint-Nextel, Hallmark Cards, H&R Block, American Century, and Kansas City Life, among many others
Kansas City is home to the 10 th Federal Reserve district headquarters and is a regional office of the FDIC
Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
As a UMKC employee, you’ll belong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.