Instructor Homeland Security & Emergency Management

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Working TitleInstructor Homeland Security & Emergency ManagementJob Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Instructor of Homeland Security and Emergency Management in the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS); this appointment will begin fall 2019. The Department welcomes applications from individuals who are prepared to teach core courses and electives. The normal teaching load is 12 hours per semester with advising and community service responsibilities. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. For more information about the HSEM program, please visit us at: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Competitive candidates will be student-centered, effective teachers who will also be expected to engage in research, academic advising, and community service. Familiarity with SACSOC accreditation standards and program assessment is needed. Individuals of color and women are particularly encouraged to apply and will find the program a supportive and inclusive environment.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Public Administration, Public Affairs, or Public Policy with a concentration in Homeland Security and Emergency Management is required; ABDs will be considered, but the Ph.D. must be completed by the anniversary of the hire date. Demonstrated engagement with local, regional, national, and/or international HSM organizations preferred but not required. Experience teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in emergency management and homeland security is preferred.

Preferred QualificationsSpecial Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberNumber of VacanciesDesired Start DatePosition End DateOpen Date07/05/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions Summary

Complete application online; Submit letter of interest outlining qualifications, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample(s) of scholarship, evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e. sample syllabus, and course evaluations), and list of three references with names, titles/positions, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, apply by July 18, 2019.

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    Posted: 7/7/2019
    Application Due: 12/5/2019
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