The Department of National Security, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences, University of New Haven invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of National Security. This position may be cross-appointed with the Department of Criminal Justice at the discretion of the university. The anticipated start date for this position is January 1st, 2018.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Security Studies, Criminal Justice, or related field is strongly preferred. Other appropriate disciplines may be considered. Tenure-track positions require a Ph.D. A J.D. alone is not sufficient for this position. Ph.D. candidates very near completion of their degree (“A.B.D.”) may also be considered for the Assistant Professor rank. An appropriate record of scholarship or the clear potential to publish is expected. Considerable experience in securing and managing large-scale, externally funded projects is required. The department is seeking individuals with a demonstrable background in conducting sponsored research within the fields of national security, terrorism studies, and public safety, and should possess the track-record required to be designated as the project director on such initiatives. Experience in developing data driven approaches using advanced knowledge of data analytics is required for this position.
A focus in data science, including a strong understanding of relational datasets, data analysis, ETL processes, and data collection strategies.
• Significant experience (5+) managing data collection and analysis efforts in a production / enterprise environment.
• A background in conducting research in several of the following areas is expected: national security, terrorism, transnational organized crime, or international criminal justice.
Additional consideration will be given to candidates with:
• Demonstrable history of collaboration with external partners (e.g. government agencies, law enforcement, and private sector).
• Demonstrable history of providing “experiential education” opportunities such as internships, fellowships, or student employment within the field of national security and public safety.
• Experience in developing, maintaining, and querying databases using enterprise level systems including MSSQL and FileMaker Pro.
• Proficiency in developing analytic products using software such as Tableau, Spotfire, Alteryx, I2 Analyst Workstation, Palantir, and R Studio.
All faculty positions require teaching, scholarship, service and other duties consistent with the University's Faculty Handbook. An appropriate level of scholarship and clear potential to publish is expected. Applicants should provide evidence of teaching scholarship, service, and any sponsored research (e.g. grants or contracts).
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers ...programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.