October 04, 2013
Law Teaching Position at Georgia State University, Robinson College of Business
Posted by Christine Hurt

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY: Robinson College of Business, Department of

Risk Management & Insurance TENURE TRACK or NON-TENURE TRACK


GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY invites applications for one or more tenure track or non-tenure track appointments in Legal Studies for an opening effective Fall 2014 in the Department of Risk Management and Insurance at the Robinson College of Business.  Rank is open but we expect to hire at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) or Assistant Professor (tenure track).


Candidates for a tenure track position must have a J.D. from an ABA approved law school. Further, candidates for assistant professor must have a strong capability of publishing in law related journals. Such evidence of capability might include law review experience, publications, clerking experience, and/or advanced degrees in areas related to business or risk. More senior candidates will have a record of outstanding scholarly contributions in law relating to business as well as strong evidence of teaching at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Candidates for a non-tenure track position must have significant professional experience as a lawyer, the capability for publishing research in refereed professional or pedagogical journals, evidence of excellence in teaching, and an earned J.D. from an ABA approved law school.

For all candidates we are particularly interested in those who study how law and risk is related, but candidates in all areas of business law will be considered.


The mission of the Department of Risk Management and Insurance at Georgia State University 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 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 #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 the Professional Risk Management International Association (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, and copies of publications should be emailed (preferred) to academicjobsonline.org or mailed to Martin F. Grace, Department of Risk Management & Insurance, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, PO Box 4036, Atlanta. GA. Be sure to indicate in the cover letter that you are applying for the legal studiesposition and whether you are applying for a tenure track or non-tenure track position.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Institution Affirmative Action Employer.

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