Associate Professor (Homeland Security) Job Opportunity.
Associate Professor (Homeland Security)
Associate Professor (Homeland Security)
College of Arts and Sciences
Number of Vacancies: 1
Area of Consideration: Open to the
Position Status: Full-Time, Regular Tenure Track
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with rank and experience
Salary Range: $52,775.00-$100,770.00
Closing Date: May 7, 2017
Location: 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Brief Description of Duties Teach homeland security graduate courses that include professional knowledge of homeland security operations and practices as well as legal standards. The position requires participation in outreach activities to community stakeholders and a commitment to do collaborative research with undergraduate and graduate students. The faculty member is expected to participate in program, division, college, and university service activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Teach graduate courses in homeland security. Able to teach undergraduate courses in homeland security or criminal justice if needed.
Participate in the ongoing development and assessment of the homeland security program.
Write grant proposals to procure external research funding and enhance our research infrastructure to promote institutional grant competitiveness
Conduct research in the homeland security discipline, and publish findings in professional journals, books, and/or electronic media that are consistent with the direction of the academic program.
Keep abreast of developments in their instructional areas by reading current literature, collaborating with colleagues, participating in professional conferences, and designing online materials to enhance academic performance.
Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom student-centered instruction and discussions.
Evaluate and grade students’ class work, assignments, and papers using rubrics and other student centered approaches.
Maintain student attendance records, grades and other required records.
Advise and mentor students on academic and career issues.
Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.
Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, program, division, college matters, and academic issues.
Participate in student recruitment, admissions, registration, and placement activities
Maintain currency in the use of software and technology in the classroom.
Minimum Job Requirements
Applicants are sought with a J.D. degree and applied knowledge of homeland security operations, legal processes, a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, professional training and research as well as investigation, analysis, and report writing skills.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience with the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in an operations capacity. Strong consideration given to experiences involving investigations or intelligence operations. Previous law enforcement experience is a bonus, but does not substitute for the required DHS experience.
Experiences with federal grants: either a demonstrated record of grant awards, or program management experience.
Teaching experience at the graduate and undergraduate level.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.
Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).
Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/.
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