Assistant Professor

Augusta University
Summerville Campus

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Social Sciences, Criminal Justice
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant Professor
Location: Summerville Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 236183

Job Information Job ID: 236183Position # 40031789 Augusta University’s Department of Social Sciences and its Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies (MAISS) program invite applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2022. We seek an individual to teach courses in the MAISS program and implement an active research agenda in Intelligence and Security Studies. Preferred candidates will have experience with intelligence studies and (a) collection/information warfare/cyber-intelligence and/or (b) policy/social media intelligence. Candidates should demonstrate potential for excellence in research including writing and securing grants and a strong commitment to teaching, including an interest in online instruction. Augusta University is a student-centered comprehensive research university with over 9,000 students and, as Georgia's only public health sciences and medical college, an academic health center, which boasts one of the US’s largest medical schools by class size. Its 1,200 faculty members are committed to providing leadership and excellence in teaching, research, clinical care, and service. It also has a partnership with the Georgia Cyber Center, which focuses on providing the state and nation a decisive advantage in cyberspace through innovation and the collaboration of government, academia, and private industry. The Department of Social Sciences includes over 350 students in undergraduate degrees in Political Science; Criminal Justice; Sociology; Health, Society, and Policy; Nonprofit Leadership and Administration; and Social Work along with Masters programs in Intelligence and Security Studies and Public Administration. Our MAISS program, with over 40 current students and 6 faculty members, is growing and expanding with plans to offer a PhD in the coming years. We are located on the beautiful and historic Summerville campus in a building with newly remodeled classrooms. The city of Augusta is home of the US Army's Cyber Command at Fort Gordon and the world-renowned Masters Golf Tournament as well as being the birthplace of music icon James Brown. Nestled along the banks of the Savannah River, Augusta is located approximately 2.5 hours from the cosmopolitan amenities of Atlanta as well as the outdoor beauty of several beaches and mountains.Minimum Requirements The successful candidate must have:
    Ph.D. in Intelligence Studies, Political Science or a related field (completed and conferred by start of hire, August 1).Established record or demonstrated potential for high quality, original scholarship that is appropriate to the discipline and shows promise of continuation. Ability to teach graduate-level coursework in the Department’s MAISS program, especially related to intelligence and cyber-intelligence/policy
Preferred Qualifications
    Teaching/research/experience with open-source intelligenceExperience with social-media analysis and/or information warfareExperience with cyber-intelligence and policyExperience teaching on campus and onlineGrant writing experience or potential/willingness for grant writing.
Shift/Salary Work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level positionSalary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the positionRecruitment Period: 11/15/2021 - Until FilledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.How To Apply Interested candidates must apply on-line through our website at Please upload a cover letter describing teaching, research, and other pertinent qualifications; a curriculum vita; an unofficial copy of graduate school transcripts (The successful candidate will be required to submit official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts); and a list of three references as one combined document. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Craig Albert, in the Department of Social Sciences at [email protected]. The committee will begin reviewing applications on January 15, 2021.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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