Assistant Academic Specialist Homeland and National Security
Requisition Number: FTFR000293
Division/College: College of Professional Studies
FT/PT: Full Time
The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in our innovative graduate program in Homeland Security that addresses the increasing need for individuals working in military, government, and the private and public sectors who possess graduate level competencies. The Masters in Homeland Security emphasizes operational skills and knowledge and instructs future homeland security professionals to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of natural and human-made disasters.
The graduate programs in the College of Professional Studies are primarily on-line scholar-practitioner programs that prepare students to identify, investigate and respond to complex problems of practice and ultimately effect change in their organizations and society by integrating theory, research and practice in specialized areas. The responsibilities of this Assistant Academic Specialist include teaching up to 12 courses during the full academic year, attendance at College meetings and other service activities assigned by the associate dean of graduate academic and faculty affairs. This position also includes additional responsibilities in the areas of curriculum development, program development, recruiting and hiring adjunct faculty, and student advisement.
Successful candidates will have an earned a doctorate degree in a related field, a strong record of teaching excellence, research expertise in homeland security or a related field, experience in curriculum development, proficiency teaching adult learners; two-three years of student advising experience required. Experience teaching in two or more of the following areas is required: the essential frameworks and ideas related to the emerging discipline of homeland security; the operational and organizational dynamics of terrorism; the principles, theories and technological frameworks for homeland security in the information age; the intelligence cycle, its products, and the implications of intelligence quality for decision making; critical Infrastructure vulnerability, analysis and protection.
This is a non-tenure track, renewable position. This position requires a flexible work schedule that includes required evening hours and the possibility of weekend hours.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.