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Lead Faculty - Risk Management Insurance and Economics

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Faculty


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University is currently seeking applicants for a full-time, 12 month faculty position.  The Lead Faculty member will oversee courses in Risk Management Insurance and Economics and will report directly to the Department Chair of Accounting, Finance and Economics.  The role includes primary responsibility for developing courses, teaching, supervising and coordinating adjunct faculty for face-to-face and online courses, assessment, program promotion in the community, program oversight/direction, and collaboratively working within a fast-paced changing environment, university service and other projects. 

The faculty position requires the candidate hold or is nearing completion of a doctoral degree in Risk Management and Insurance or business related field from a regionally accredited institution.  Applicants are required to have three years of teaching experience at a college/university.  Ideal applicants will also have a minimum of `0 years of practical experience in a wide-variety of area within the insurance industry.  Relevant professional certification is required (i.e.: CPCU).   Applicants must be able to communicate and work effectively with students, faculty, staff, alumni, members of the professional community, and with technology.  Successful candidates will be organized, have effective multi-tasking skills, and be able to work in a rapid-change environment. 

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.