Associate Professorship in Insurance Economics

Company:University of St.Gallen

Location:Switzerland / St.Gallen

Discipline:Insurance Economics

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


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Associate Professorship in Insurance Economics (100%)

The University of St.Gallen and its School of Finance are seeking candidates for an associate professorship in the field of Insurance Economics. The triple accredited (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS) university offers a stimulating research environment and a large network of partner companies. The position will be affiliated with the Institute of Insurance Economics (I.VW-HSG) which ranges among the top academic institutions in Risk Management and Insurance worldwide. The candidate is expected to contribute to research, innovative teaching, and knowledge transfer into policy and industry.

The new associate professor will become part of a dynamic team with strong ties in the international Risk Management and Insurance Economics community. The position involves teaching at all levels (including executive education) as well as contributing to the further development of the insurance curriculum. We are looking for a candidate with an internationally recognised research track record in the leading journals in the field, excellent teaching skills, experience in the acquisition of third-party funding, and the willingness to engage in policy and industry outreach.

We seek candidates per September 1st 2021 or by mutual agreement.

For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Roland Füss, Chairman of the Search Committee and Dean of the School of Finance (

The application should include a cover letter (motivation for the position, description of teaching, research, and other academic activities), curriculum vitae, list of publications, identification of two publications that best represent your current research, and contact information for two professional references that we may contact if shortlisted for the position. Candidates should submit their application in electronic form to the President of the University of St.Gallen, Professor Dr. Bernhard Ehrenzeller. The deadline for applications is February 28th, 2021.

The University of St.Gallen is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and supports dual career opportunities. We strongly encourage women to apply.

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