Postdoctoral Research Position in Insurance and Risk Management
The Center for Insurance Policy and Research (CIPR) at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral research position. The CIPR seeks applicants with expertise in quantitative analysis of key insurance issues related to at least one of the following: heath and long-term care; natural catastrophes/climate and resiliency; artificial intelligence and big data; data privacy and cyber risk; socioeconomic and demographic insurance disparities; and international insurance supervision. We seek applicants with backgrounds in empirical economics, risk analysis, insurance markets, and/or data analytics. Applied research analyses utilizing these skills will be conducted to help inform NAIC regulatory members on key insurance issues of concern, with an emphasis on leveraging available NAIC data for the research where applicable. Clear and concise presentation of research results in various formats is also expected. Post-doctoral fellows will spend a significant amount of their time on CIPR research projects working with the CIPR Director and research team as well as related NAIC staff, while also having time to continue to pursue their own related research. Postdoctoral fellows must have received their PhD in the last two years in a related field such as economics, finance, or risk management and insurance.
Remote or Kansas City, MO – USA (preferred location); quarterly office visits for remote candidates.
Tentative Start date:
One (1) year with the possibility of extending based on year one evaluation.
How to apply: Please apply online at http://careers.naic.org
. Applicants should provide a cover letter detailing your interest in and fit for the position, your C.V., and two (2) representative publications or working papers. One (1) letter of recommendation may also be uploaded at the time of initial application but is not necessary. However, letters of recommendation will be collected as a candidate progresses through the process. If you have questions or need to send letters of recommendation, please email Tracey Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
: Members of the CIPR team will attend the ARIA annual meeting in July. Initial meetings could be scheduled if time allows. Please email Tracey Burns at email@example.com
About the NAIC and Center for Insurance Policy and Research
For 151 years, the NAIC has served insurance commissioners and their staff as a nexus for innovation and a hub of resources for insurance departments to draw upon. We are currently in year three of a three-year strategic plan for the NAIC's future with a focus on pushing forward numerous initiatives along three main components: providing safe, solvent, and stable insurance markets; consumer protection and education; and superior member services and resources. Since 2011 the Center for Insurance Policy and Research has provided research and education to drive discussion and advance thought leadership as well as action on current and emerging insurance issues of interest to insurance regulators, policymakers, industry, and academia. This has been accomplished through our events, research reports, newsletter, research library collection and knowledge distribution sources, and research published in the NAIC’s Journal of Insurance Regulation
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