Full-time, consecutive term, Associate/Full EMC Professor of Practice in Insurance and Risk Management and Director of the Kelley Insurance Center, starting Fall 2020. This is a 9-month position.
This position will teach a range of insurance courses and other courses supporting the School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management (SoASRM). We look for an outstanding teacher and accomplished insurance professional.
Competitive applicants will present evidence of teaching effectiveness in Insurance and Risk Management. The successful candidate will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (online and in-person), and will be expected to advance the profession through outreach and service in the professional community. More specifically, this person would also be expected to work with community partners in the area of insurance, grow the Kelley Insurance Center, focusing on current trends and innovation in insurance, and provide leadership for the undergraduate minor. This person would work to maintain our designation as a Global Center of Insurance Excellence (GCIE), and work to develop Drake as a national Center of Insurance Innovation for both students and industry professionals.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be based on qualifications and experience.
About Drake University
Drake University is a private, comprehensive university dedicated to high quality teaching. It is located in Des Moines, Iowa, an insurance and financial center with a metropolitan population over 500,000. Enrollment is selective and limited to approximately 5,500 students in the schools and colleges of the University. Founded in 1881, Drake University has been on the approved list of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools since 1913. The CBPA is accredited by the AACSB and offers strong undergraduate programs with over 1,000 students pursuing bachelor’s degrees in one or more of the College’s 10 majors. The School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management holds the Center of Actuarial Excellence designation awarded by the Society of Actuaries and the Global Center of Insurance Excellence awarded by International Insurance Society. The CBPA’s graduate program offers four degrees to over 500 graduate students: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Data Analytics Leadership (MDAL), and Master of Accounting (MAcc).