[Equal] ETH Zürich: Ausschreibung Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Risk and Insurance Economics

EqualOpportunity (SL) equal at sl.ethz.ch
Tue Oct 19 17:50:26 MEST 2010

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Risk and Insurance Economics
The Department of Management, Technology and Economics at ETH Zurich (www.mtec.ethz.ch) invites applications for the above mentioned position. Zurich is one of the major European financial markets with a strong presence of leading insurance companies. The new assistant professor will have a key role in the initiative of ETH for Integrated Risk Management (IRM), which develops, implements, and disseminates knowledge and tools for cross-risk measurement and aggregation and benefit from the strong interest of the finance and insurance sector for close collaboration and interaction between financial practice and academia. Teaching undergraduate level courses (German or English) and graduate level courses (English) in Risk and Insurance Economics and related fields will be expected.
Successful candidates have established an international reputation with high-quality publications in the field of Risk and Insurance Economics, which can include Statistical and Economic Foundations of Insurance, Competition, Regulation and Standardization of Insurance Industries, Management of Risks in the Public and Private Sector, Systemic Risk in Insurance, as well as Challenges and Trends in Insurance. Applicants must hold a PhD degree in financial mathematics, economics, actuarial science, or a closely related field.
Assistant professorships have been established to promote the careers of younger scien­tists. The initial appointment is for four years with the possibility of renewal for an additional two-year period and promotion to a permanent position.
Please submit your application together with a curriculum vitae and a list of publications and projects to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Ralph Eichler, ETH Zurich, Raemistrasse 101, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland (or via e-mail as one single PDF to faculty-recruiting at sl.ethz.ch), no later than December 31, 2010. With a view towards increasing the number of female professors, ETH Zurich specifically encourages qualified female candidates to apply.

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