Assistant Professor of Emergency Management

Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Emergency Management
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 7/11/2013
Hire Date: 8/2013

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Management within the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences. This is a nine-month position with the opportunity for summer instruction; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications are due by July 11, 2013 with the anticipated starting date of August 2013. A successful interview and teaching demonstration is required.

Duties and Responsibilities include: Develop and teach undergraduate and master’s level courses, both online and face-to-face, in the Department of Emergency Management; advise students; participate in scholarly activity; and provide departmental, college, university, and professional service.

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Emergency Management or closely related field is required; however, preference will be given to the successful candidate with a Doctorate in a relevant discipline. Additional preferred qualifications include: a proven record of excellence in teaching, student advising, and assessment; a proven record of research; experience related to disaster and crisis management, planning, response and recovery; experience in the development and delivery of both student-present and web-based college-level coursework; and experience using GIS and other related technologies. 

To Apply: send letter of application; curriculum vita; transcripts; and three letters of reference to Dr. Sandy Smith, Head, Department of Emergency Management, 110 Dean Hall, 402 West O Street, Russellville, AR 72801-8803.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.  AA/EOE