New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 21, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

JOB SUMMARY: The Department of Professional Security Studies (PSS) at New Jersey City University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment at the assistant or associate professor level commencing with the Fall 2021 semester. The Department of PSS is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE) and an IC-CAE Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence. Our current faculty members typically have years of professional experience in cybersecurity, law enforcement, diplomacy, intelligence, or the military and we very much welcome new colleagues with similar experience.

The position is ideally suited for a new or established professor with a background in national security, civil security and/or cyber security. International security is also a plus. It is critical for the candidate to have solid experience in research methodology and statistics. Candidates with classroom experience and/or strong background in public/military law enforcement, private security, border/transportation security, crisis and disaster management, information security, crisis response, risk management, policy development and/or related legal issues are preferred. Applicants should possess a terminal degree in a discipline pertaining to or directly supporting the field of national or civil security. Active ABDs preparing for dissertation defense considered. Terminal degree must be conferred within one year of hire. Teaching responsibilities in the Professional Security Studies Department will be distributed within the three levels of our programs - Doctorate in Civil Security (D.Sc.), Graduate (MS) and Undergraduate (BS) in National Security Studies - at the Jersey City, Wall Township, Middlesex and potentially other off-site campuses.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be expected to advise Doctor of Science (DSc) students/candidates in dissertation development as primary adviser and will be expected to serve on dissertation committees as a mentor and/or committee member. The position will include advising undergraduate students at NJCU's Jersey City as well as off-site campuses.


EDUCATION: Earned terminal degree in a discipline pertaining to or directly relating to the field of security studies.


EXPERIENCE: Demonstration of an established research agenda and scholarly achievement as evidenced by published works in referred journals, presentations at professional meetings, receipt of research grants, etc. Evidence of strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Commitment to working in a multicultural environment. Ability to cultivate and effectively work with external constituencies.


REQUIREMENTS: For full consideration, applicants should send a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research agenda and background, transcripts, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to the our website


CONSIDERATION: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is ended. Applications received November 7, 2020 are guaranteed full consideration.


Anticipated start date September 2021.


We offer a competitive Compensation and Benefits Package


New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants.


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