Assistant Professor, Intelligence and Information Operations (Tenure Eligible)

Tucson, AZ
Apr 07, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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College of Applied Sci & Tech

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Sierra Vista


Sierra Vista, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The University of Arizona College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST), an Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) designated Intelligence Community – Center for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) located on the University of Arizona Sierra Vista campus, is seeking an Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate courses within the Intelligence and Information Operations (IIO) program and to lead research in the fields of Intelligence, Information warfare, and Law Enforcement Intelligence. Consistent with the Dean's vision for Programs to contribute to interdisciplinary research and educational program innovation, the Tenure-Track Assistant Professor will support the Intelligence and Information Operations Program to contribute to the College’s strategy of cross-campus, national, and international multidisciplinary research, and educational initiatives. CAST is seeking candidates who can demonstrate outstanding teaching as well as the ability to develop new research programs consistent with the college's purpose, vision, and values. The Assistant Professor, Intelligence and Information Operations will contribute to building a strong team of culturally diverse faculty and staff who are committed to preparing traditional, post-traditional, and transfer students for success in a 21st-century workforce.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a workload typical for tenured faculty within the College of Applied Science & Technology, defined as 60% related to teaching, 20% related to research, and 20% related to service
  • Teach undergraduate courses at multiple sites using a variety of formats including face-to-face, online, and interactive video/TV platforms
  • Develop and sustain a strong, focused program of research consistent with the College’s purpose, vision, and values
  • Teaching responsibilities include traditional course delivery, seminars, and independent studies, as well as creation and revision of course content
  • Serve as a research mentor to undergraduate students
  • Contribute to the service responsibilities of the College of Applied Science & Technology and the University of Arizona by through participation on committees and other appropriate activities
  • Contribute to the College of Applied Science & Technology and University of Arizona’s development through appropriate outreach to local communities (including governmental units, businesses, nonprofits organizations, and community residents)
  • Assist in the development of innovative approaches to enhancing student engagements, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong oral and communication skills
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with Intelligence Operations
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with Information Operations
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with National Security Strategy

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Intelligence Studies, Information Warfare, National Security Studies, International Relations, Strategic Studies, Political Science with a related emphasis, Cyber Threat Intelligence, or closely related field
  • Evidence of research training and/orpublications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior teaching experience, including online teaching experience
  • Strong research background with supporting evidence
  • Experience with United States Government, National Security, or Intelligence Operations

Rank :

Assistant Professor

Tenure Information:

Tenure-Eligible (TE)



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Craig Nazareth
[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant:

In addition to your CV and cover letter, please provide a statement of teaching philosophy and a statement of research interests.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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