Columbia University — Associate Professor of Professional Practice / Professor of Professional Practice in Enterprise Risk Management

Description
The School of Professional Studies (SPS) at Columbia University invites applications for full-time positions at Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Professor of Professional Practice to teach in the MS Program in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). The degree prepares graduates to inform better risk-reward decisions by providing a complete, robust, and integrated picture of both upside and downside volatility across an entire enterprise.

This position will begin on July 1, 2023. This is a full-time appointment with a multi-year renewal contingent on a successful review.

We seek high-quality candidates with a graduate degree in ERM, risk management, finance, financial engineering, economics, business, operations research, or other ERM/risk areas or a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) credential. The ideal candidate will have significant and recent ERM/risk-related experience in either organizational roles or consulting or both.

This position will involve the following:

  • Regular teaching of program courses
  • Service to program, support of admissions, program events, mentoring of students/alumni, curriculum enhancement
  • Eminence building, such as speaking at industry conferences, authoring articles for industry publications, and participation in any research opportunities

The successful candidate will teach program courses such as those listed below, depending on their fit into one of two profiles:

Profile 1: Corporate ERM experienced professional:

  • Candidates in this profile must teach one or more courses related to ERM frameworks (COSO ERM; Basel Accords; ISO 31000; value-based ERM):
  • Traditional ERM Practices
  • Value-Based Enterprise Risk Management
  • Capstone
  • Candidates in this profile may also be asked to teach one or more courses related to stakeholder ERM requirements or communications
  • External Stakeholder Requirements
  • Strategic Communications for Risk Professionals
  • Cognitive Bias & ERM

Profile 2: Financial risk management experienced professional:

  • Candidates in this profile must teach all of the following courses related to financial risk management and modeling:
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Intro to Quantitative Risk Management
  • Coding for Risk Management
  • Candidates in this profile may also be asked to teach one or more courses related to stakeholder ERM requirements or communications
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Market Risk Management
  • Liquidity Risk Management
  • ERM Modeling
  • Machine Learning for Risk Management
  • Derivatives Risk Management

Qualifications
All applicants must have a BA/BS degree. Master’s or doctoral degrees are strongly preferred.

Candidates at the rank of Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Professor of Professional Practice are expected to have:

Substantial professional experience and accomplishments, prominence in the industry, and evidence of professional growth and activity in the field; and

Teaching experience and excellent teaching evaluations; and

A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the classroom and professional practice.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have significant ERM/risk-related experience and hold either of the following:

  • A doctoral or master’s degree in ERM, risk management, finance, financial engineering, economics, business, operations research or other ERM/risk area;
  • A Fellow of the Society of Actuaries

Application Instructions
Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 18, 2022 to receive full consideration, although application review will begin immediately.

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Writing Sample(s)
  • 3 letters of Recommendation (solicited from a list of references provided)
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Research Abstract (optional)
  • Publication(s) (optional)

Columbia University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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