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DEPARTMENT OF RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY

JEL CLASSIFICATIONS:

C0 Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
G1 General Financial Markets

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

The Department of Risk Management and Insurance invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of assistant/associate professor for persons who have research and teaching interests in the area of mathematical finance. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field. The position will begin Fall 2002.

The successful applicant will demonstrate potential for successful academic research in the area of mathematical finance. Primary teaching responsibility will be graduate-level course work in the departmentís Mathematical Risk Management program. A secondary interest teaching actuarial science course work is beneficial.

ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT:

The Department of Risk Management and Insurance houses one of the oldest and most influential actuarial science programs in the U.S. The department is expanding its research and educational mission by developing an area of financial mathematics through cooperative efforts with the Departments of Finance and Economics. The department, housed in the Robinson College of Business, maintains strong ties with the risk management profession, is well supported financially, and general regarded as one of the best programs of its type in the world. The academic finance community of Atlanta is intellectually vibrant - home to many faculty and researchers with international reputations housed at Georgia State University, Georgia Tech, Emory University, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

For further information, contact the chair of the search committee. Applicants should send a current curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, and recent publications or working papers to:

Richard D. Phillips, Chair
Search Committee
Department of Risk Management and Insurance
Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4036
Atlanta, GA 30302-4036
Tel: 404-651-3397

Applications may be submitted electronically via e-mail at: rphillips@gsu.edu.

An interview can be scheduled for the 2001 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting in Toronto or the 2002 Allied Social Sciences Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Preference will be given to applications received by December 1, 2001.

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED MINORITIES.