Full-time, tenure-track Emergency Management Faculty

$68,000 - $72,000 yearly
  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  • Bourne, MA, USA
  • Mar 10, 2023
Full time Business: Other Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Environmental Studies Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Public Administration & Policy

Job Description


A special mission college within the Massachusetts state university system       


Position:                      Full-time, tenure-track Emergency Management Faculty

Posting:                       March 2023      Start date:  01 September 2023

Position Number:        FY23-24

Division:                      Academic; Emergency Management Department

Union Affiliation:        Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)

Application Deadline:  First review:  1 April 2023

Supervision Received:  Reports to the Chair of the Department of Emergency Management and to the Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Supervision exercised:  Supervises student personnel in areas of responsibility


General responsibilities:

  • Ability to teach an academic course load of 12 credits per semester (Fall and Spring) of college-level courses within the Emergency Management Department. Teaching responsibilities would primarily include Emergency Management and Homeland Security topic areas, along with related departmental courses as needed. The department’s curriculum may be viewed on the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s website.
  • Regular curriculum development and improvement.
  • Participation in various academic committees in support of the Department and Academy.
  • Participation in Emergency Management Department Experiential Learning Programs.
  • Service as an academic advisor to assigned student advisees.
  • All teaching positions at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy require computer literacy, excellent written and oral communication skills, and an understanding of the Academy's unique mission.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • A Ph.D. in Emergency Management or related field (including public health, public administration, environmental management, information technology, or law) and be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: GIS and/or Emergency Management related Information Technology courses, Emergency Planning, Emergency Operations/Response, Emergency Recovery, Business Continuity/Infrastructure Protection.
  • Ideal candidate will have the ability to integrate and use various emergency management related technologies in the classroom.
  • Candidates with Masters Degrees and field experience who are working toward a terminal degree will be considered.
  • Demonstrated potential to fulfill evaluation criteria for teaching and advising at the college level.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and computer skills. Understanding and appreciation of the Academy's unique mission.

Academic rank of the successful candidate determined by academic background and experience.

·         Desired Assets:  Professional licenses/certifications consistent with Emergency Management & National Security

Salary:  $68,000-$72,000 The Academy offers generous benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The Academy is not sponsoring immigration visas at this time.

Application Details

Application Deadline:  First consideration will be given to applications received by 1 April 2023.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form and the contact information of five (5) professional references, a statement on teaching (1-2 pages) and evidence of teaching excellence (including syllabi).  These forms are located on the employment link on our website: www.maritime.edu.  Application materials may be saved, attached, and sent electronically to hr@maritime.edu.  Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.  Applicants selected for interview must submit original transcripts and be prepared to deliver a fifteen minute presentation on a relevant topic.  Finalist must complete a pre-employment drug screening, background check, and COVID-19 vaccine verification.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, women and veterans to apply.

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