05/12/2019

Professor of Risk and Insurance Economics


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    ETH Zurich
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EconomicsEconometrics
    EconomicsFinancial science
    EconomicsManagement studies
    EconomicsOther
    Educational sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/02/2020 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Switzerland › Zurich
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38

The Department of Management, Technology and Economics (www.mtec.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position.

Successful candidates have established an international reputation in the field of Risk and Insurance Economics, which can include Statistical and Economic Foundations of Insurance, Competition, Regulation and Standardisation of Insurance Markets, Management of Risks in the Public and Private Sector, Systemic Risk in Insurance, as well as Challenges and Trends in Insurance such as Digitization.

Zurich is one of the major European financial markets with a strong presence of leading insurance companies. The new professorship will have a key role in the ETH Risk Initiative and will benefit from the strong interest of the finance and insurance sector for close collaboration and interaction between financial practice and academia.

Applicants must hold a PhD degree in financial mathematics, economics, actuarial science, or a closely related field, and be established members of the international research community.  Teaching at all levels should cover Risk and Insurance Economics and related fields. In general, at ETH Zurich undergraduate level courses are taught in German or English and graduate level courses are taught in English.

Please apply online: www.facultyaffairs.ethz.ch

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and projects, a statement of future research and teaching interests, and a description of the three most important achievements. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 15 February 2020. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer, strives to increase the number of women professors, and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    More than 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    More than 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    More than 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    More than 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Educational sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    More than 10

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1 position(s) available at
ETH Zurich
Switzerland
Zurich
8006
Rämistrasse 101

EURAXESS offer ID: 470083
Posting organisation offer ID: 137642

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