Visiting Assistant Professor of Intelligence Studies
Title:Visiting Assistant Professor of Intelligence Studies
Post Date:08/07/17
Location:Mercyhurst University
Details:Job Description

Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA, invites applications for two one-year visiting assistant professorships in the Department of Intelligence Studies of the Ridge College of Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences for the 2018-2019 academic year. The first of the two positions at the Erie campus begins spring semester 2018 and the other, fall semester 2018. Each position is a one-year appointment. Both have the possibility of renewal as a full-time tenure-track faculty position.

Job Summary

Successful candidates will teach introductory and applied courses in intelligence analysis at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and have the opportunity to teach and manage undergraduate or graduate courses and projects in two or more of the following areas:

Strategic Intelligence
Writing/Intelligence Briefing
Introduction to Intelligence
Military Intelligence
National Security
Competitive Intelligence
Leadership in Intelligence
Geospatial intelligence
Law Enforcement Intelligence
Anti-money laundering analysis for financial institutions

In addition to instruction, duties will include curriculum development, service to the profession, and participation in University and Ridge College activities including student mentoring, development of internship and employment opportunities, and grant or contractual work with the Ridge College’s Institute. The selected candidate must demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, continued learning in their field, academic scholarship, and public scholarship.

The Ridge College of Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences brings together complementary academic disciplines that stress critical thinking, data analysis and collaborative decision-making. Serving as a Center of Excellence for distance and online learning, the Ridge College takes the lead in exploring, designing and developing new ways to deliver professional education. A Ridge College education helps make sense of the complex behaviors of people, organizations and governments through the application of principles, theories and technologies in innovative and exciting ways. More information on the Ridge College of Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences at Mercyhurst University is available at https://www.mercyhurst.edu/academics/ridge-college-intelligence-studies-and-applied-sciences
Qualifications:To be hired at the visiting assistant professor level, applicants should possess a Ph.D., or other terminal degree, and/or significant experience in a discipline related to intelligence studies. ABDs are encouraged to apply. For a candidate without a tenure-track option, hiring will be at the visiting instructor level until the Ph.D. is completed. Special attention will be given to those applicants with practitioner experience and the ability to manage applied analytic projects.
Comments:How to Apply

The initial review will begin immediately and continue to November 6, 2017, or until the position is filled. Applicants must send a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and teaching philosophy.
Employer:Mercyhurst University
Contact:Ridge College of Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences
501 East 38th Street
Erie, PA 16546
Fax: 814-824-2008
Email: mhenderson@mercyhurst.edu
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