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Assistant or Associate Professor of Security Studies

Job Description

Operating Title

Assistant or Associate Professor of Security Studies

Campus Location

Durham, Manchester


UNHM Security Studies

Summary of Position

The University of New Hampshire invites applications for a tenure-track position in Security Studies at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor who will support the National Security Intelligence Analysis (NSIA) online graduate degree, National Security Intelligence (NSI) online undergraduate minor, and New England Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence program (IC CAE).

UNH is designated as an Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence with a mission to prepare and hire the next generation of diverse and qualified intelligence professionals.

The successful candidate will teach, conduct research resulting in published scholarly works, and contribute professional service to the department, college, university, and professional communities. This position will assist in student advising, recruiting efforts, orientation, and other activities to support UNH national security intelligence and IC CAE programs.

This position has an anticipated start date of August 2023.

The successful candidate will teach a 3/3 load of classes as designated by the program coordinator. NSIA classes (see: https://catalog.unh.edu/graduate/course-descriptions/nsia) and NSI Minor classes may be found in the UNH course catalog. Other essential duties include curriculum design and development, online teaching, online program development, committee participation, and duties designed to support the New England Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence programs.
This is a nine-month, academic year position, with the possibility of summer teaching or research assignments.

Additional Job Information

UNH is a federal contractor within the meaning of the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This position may require that you be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future, unless you apply for and receive a religious or medical exemption. You may not test out of this requirement.

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following required documents when applying online: an application letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (typically submitted in the form of teaching evaluations), and a brief statement of teaching philosophy (limited to one page). Please contact Elizabeth Lathrop, Human Resources Lead Recruiter, elizabeth.lathrop@unh.edu with questions regarding this position. Rank and salary depend on experience and qualifications.

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Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate in a discipline related to National Security is required. Candidates must have experience working in an intelligence or national security related position. Experience teaching online is required. A record of security studies scholarship is required.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching in professional and/or graduate security studies programs, including graduate course development; online undergraduate and/or graduate course and program development is strongly preferred. Experience working within the IC CAE program is preferred.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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If Renewable or Number of years, please specify

5 years

Type of Position


Posting Date


Open Until Filled


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Does not supervise

Special Requirements

A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire at Manchester is a college of UNH, the state’s flagship public research institution, which offers undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction in the heart of New Hampshire’s largest city. Located in the state’s business and tech hub, the Manchester campus leverages its city location to promote real-world learning, providing research, internship and career opportunities to students and graduates. Teaching excellence is at the core of our mission. UNH Manchester faculty collaborate with students in research, service and creative expression to better prepare them for success in today’s high demand fields. Our campus is equipped with cutting-edge lab and learning spaces, and its central location attracts students from diverse life experiences and cultural backgrounds. For more information about UNH Manchester, visit manchester.unh.edu.

The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide

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