Faculty & Staff  |  Current Students

Online | News | Calendar | Directory | Library | Give

Assistant Professor, Intelligence & National Security

Assistant Professor of Intelligence and National Security


The Position:
Point Park University invites applications for a full-time assistant professor position in its Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies department to begin in Fall 2013. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a field directly related to intelligence and national security such as security studies, intelligence studies, foreign affairs, international relations, political science or homeland security.  The candidate should also have prior teaching experience in an academic institution as well as professional experience in the field of intelligence or national security and a practical understanding of the U.S. national security process and/or the U.S. intelligence community.  The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent, enthusiastic teaching and student advocacy; ability to work cooperatively and productively with faculty, staff and students; commitment to productivity and professional development; and ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning.  Responsibilities will include teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate level intelligence courses, curricular development of a graduate program in intelligence and national security, and active participation in departmental and university governance. 

About the University:
Point Park University, a private coeducational institution located in downtown Pittsburgh, has an enrollment of approximately 4,000 full-time and part-time students in more than 50 majors and concentrations. Founded in 1960 as Point Park College, it is known for providing its students with an experience that combines the liberal arts with career education. The University offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees through four of its academic schools. To learn more about Point Park University visit its web page at www.pointpark.edu.

Application Procedure:
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence and names and contact information for three references to: Office of the Dean, School of Arts and Sciences at artsandsciences@pointpark.edu. Electronic submission of materials in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word (.docx) form is required. Please note that the subject line of the email should state the position for which you are applying. Applications must be received by March 15, 2013.


Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.