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Assistant Professor 9 Mo in Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management - F00295

Arkansas State University
Arkansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Summary:

The Assistant Professor of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in an interdisciplinary program that prepares professionals to meet the demands and goals of emergency and disaster preparedness, mitigation, planning, response, and recovery. Faculty members are expected to deliver instruction, perform service for their respective professions and community, and participate in the management of the Department, College, and University through shared governance.

Each member of the faculty has the duty to deliver instruction and maintain a learning environment consistent with the highest standards of the profession.
The faculty has a responsibility to set degree requirements, assess when they are met, and establish and maintain curricula that meet professional standards and fulfill the educational goals of the University.

Teaching requirements are primarily online with the potential for some face-to-face courses. This position is on-campus at Arkansas State Univeristy-Jonesboro; remote work will be considered but is not guaranteed.

Duties & Responsibilities:


    Teaching workload for this full-time, non-tenure track position is normally expected to be 15 credit hours per semester All faculty members, regardless of rank or tenure, are expected to undertake teaching, creative activity, service, and professional development in the best interest of the students, university, and community-at-large Faculty members in non-tenure track positions are encouraged but not required to perform research in their areas of interest All faculty members are expected to assume student academic advisement responsibilities in addition to teaching loads and other duties Teach continuing education and community education courses through the Regional Center for Disaster Preparedness Education Contributing to the community through involvement in and/or consultation to disaster and emergency related organizations, board memberships, or professional presentations to the public Participate in planning for the continued growth and progress of the department through faculty and student recruitment and retention efforts
  • Other duties as assigned



Research, teaching, and/or professional experience in one or more of the following areas or disciplines: disaster preparedness, emergency management, fire/law enforcement/EMS, public safety, healthcare and/or hospital emergency management, occupational health and safety, public administration, and/or private sector emergency management

Strong computer/technology skills required, or possess the ability to easily obtain needed skills. (Microsoft Office, Blackboard Learn and/or other Learning Management Systems (LMS), variety of WEB based programs, etc.)

Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

The following must be submitted on page four of your online application:

Cover Letter
Current CV/resume,
References list
Teaching philosophy

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree from an accredited institution preferred. ABD’s from an accredited institution will be considered. (A wide variety of multidisciplinary degrees relevant to the discipline will be considered to match the needs of the department and programs., e.g. emergency management, public health, occupational health, public administration.)

A record of quality teaching or the potential for quality teaching must be demonstrated

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