Associate Professor (Practice) in Insurance, Actuarial Science, and Risk Management

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Singapore,
Job Type: FullTime

The Nanyang Business School (NBS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) invites applications for Associate Professor (Practice) in insurance, actuarial science, and risk management.

About NTU:

Young and research-focused, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is ranked No. 26 globally according to the QS World University Rankings published in June 2023. The campus covers about 500 acres of land. International faculty members are eligible to enjoy subsidized housing within a residential campus setting, alongside the convenience of an on-campus childcare center.

For more information, visit www.ntu.edu.sg .

About NBS:

As a premier business school in a leading technological university, Nanyang Business School (NBS) strives for world-class innovation, research, and business education. Located in Singapore, the heart of East-West culture and business, NBS strives to develop leaders who can innovate for the future, transform organizations with cultural agility, and build sustainable enterprises in Asia and globally.

NBS is AACSB- and EQUIS-accredited and is currently ranked No. 38 in the 2023 Financial Times (FT) Global MBA ranking and No. 4 in Asia. We have been consistently ranked among the top 40 business schools in the FT Global rankings.

About the Division:

The Division of Banking and Finance (B&F) is committed to research excellence. Our faculty's research is consistently featured in top finance and actuarial/insurance journals. Based on publications in the top five actuarial/insurance journals from 2018 to 2022, B&F ranks No. 4 among business schools worldwide. The undergraduate program currently offers two specializations, Actuarial Science (ACS) and Risk Analytics (RA). The ACS programme is the only programme in Singapore accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and recognized by the Society of Actuaries as a Center of Actuarial Excellence. The RA program covers the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) exam curriculum and enhances students’ analytical skills for financial risk management. The Insurance Risk & Finance Research Centre (IRFRC), which was established in 2011, sponsors and directs primary research on insurance and insurance-related risk research in Asia Pacific.

Please visit our websites at https://www.ntu.edu.sg/irfrc and  https://www.ntu.edu.sg/business/academic-divisions/banking-finance for more information. 

Requirements:

Qualified candidates should hold a terminal degree in their respective field of study and possess a minimum of ten years of insurance industry experience, along with the relevant professional qualifications. We are particularly interested in candidates with strong industry experience in insurance, actuarial science, and risk management, as well as a strong professional network capable of facilitating connections between NBS and the industry. Successful candidates will be expected to actively engage in talent development and applied research activities in collaboration with the Global-Asia Insurance Partnership (GAIP: https://www.gaip.global/ ). Additionally, they will be expected to design and promote executive education programmes tailored for professionals in the global insurance industry, contribute to curriculum development, oversee course administration, and teach a range of courses, including insurance, risk management, actuarial science, and finance-related courses. Candidates should also have evidence of service and scholarship in the form of, but not limited to, good-quality publications, book chapters, written cases, pedagogical research, impactful creative works, or patents.

Key Benefits:

NBS offers an internationally competitive salary commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience, as well as funding support for research and conference travels. Faculty members also enjoy a low-tax environment (tax rate for the first US$100,000 income averages about 10%).

Application:

Review of applications and shortlisting decision will be on an on-going basis until the position is filled. Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research, teaching, and industry experience/outreach statements, and citation report if available) through the NTU career portal: by clicking Apply.

For enquiries, please write to [email protected].

Hiring Institution: NTU



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