New Jersey City University College of Professional Studies/ Professional Security Studies Department Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure-track Position
The Department of Professional Security Studies (PSS) at New Jersey City University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment at the assistant or associate professor level commencing with the Fall 2019 semester. The Department of PSS is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE).
The position is ideally suited for a new or established professor with a background in national security, civil security and/or emergency operations. Candidates with classroom experience and/or strong background in public/military law enforcement, private security, border/transportation security, crisis and disaster management, information security, crisis response, risk management, policy development and/or related legal issues are preferred.
Teaching responsibilities in the Professional Security Studies Department will be distributed within the three levels of our programs - Doctorate in Civil Security (D.Sc.), Graduate (MS) and Undergraduate (BS) in National Security Studies - at the Jersey City, Wall Township, Middlesex and potentially other off-site campuses.
The position will include advising undergraduate students at NJCU’s Jersey City as well as off-site campuses, program/site coordination duties at the Jersey City and other off-site campuses, and Department Chairperson duties at the Jersey City campus.
Earned terminal degree in a discipline pertaining to or directly relating to the field of security studies
Demonstration of an established research agenda and scholarly achievement as evidenced by published works in referred journals, presentations at professional meetings, receipt of research grants, etc.
Evidence of strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Commitment to working in a multicultural environment
Ability to cultivate and effectively work with external constituencies
Teach at the BS, MS and DSc levels
Provide academic and professional leadership in the department
Involvement in an active program of scholarship
Position has a research focus and teaching responsibilities
Promote the highest standards of scholarship
Encourage an environment of learning and achievement among colleagues and DSc candidates
Mentor students throughout the various programs
Coordinate programs and off-site programs
Serve on doctoral committees as mentor/chair or committee member
Perform other duties as assigned
Anticipated Start Date: September 2019
For full consideration, applicants should send a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research agenda and background, transcripts, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to the NJCU website at:
Electronic submissions via our website are preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by December 1, 2018 are guaranteed full consideration.
New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants should possess a terminal degree in a discipline pertaining to or directly supporting the field of national or civil security. Active ABDs preparing for dissertation defense considered. Terminal degree must be conferred within one year of hire. The successful candidate will be expected to advise Doctor of Science (DSc) students/candidates in dissertation development as primary adviser and will be expected to serve on dissertation committees as a mentor and/or committee member.
About New Jersey City University
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