College Faculty Associate Pool EMHS Job Ad 16369


Arizona State University


The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is seeking part-time, non-tenure track Faculty Associates to teach in our MA in Emergency Management and Homeland Security program. Successful Faculty Associate candidates will serve as lead instructors and teach online courses, prepare course materials, evaluate student work, and assist students.  They may also be assigned one or more Academic Associates to assist with a course. An Academic Associate functions as a co-instructor to the lead faculty member, assisting with the course overall, but having primary responsibility for evaluating student work and assisting students for a defined subset of the overall course roster. In courses where an Academic Associate is present, the Faculty Associate will supervise their work. A Faculty Associate position is a one semester, non-benefits-eligible, fixed-term appointments with no tenure implications, not to exceed .40FTE. The number of courses is contingent upon needs, funding and sufficient enrollment. Salary is based upon qualifications and assigned teaching load.  

The Watts College of Public Services and Community Solutions has a student body of over 7,122 undergraduate and graduate students, with over 57  percent students of color. We are fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. Watts attracts a growing and diverse array of students motivated by the promise of public service and drawn to the unique opportunity of an interdisciplinary public affairs education. For more information about the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, please visit 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Both an undergraduate degree in a related field and a masters degree in public administration, public policy, emergency management or a closely related field is required. Additionally, at least 5 years of relevant professional experience is required for teaching graduate-level courses 

  • Full-time relevant clinical/professional experience 

  • Prior teaching experience and/or formal professional training experience 

  • Expertise in one or more of the following content areas: 

  • Emergency Management, including Incident Management, Mitigation, Preparedness, Recovery, Preparedness, Prevention 

  • Homeland Security, including Homeland Defense, Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Intelligence and Analysis 

  • Community Resilience and Sustainability 

  • Geospatial Technology 

  • Cybersecurity 

  • Information Technology related to Emergency Management and/or Homeland Security 

  • Public Safety 

  • Public Health and emergency preparedness, hospital sector 

  • Logistics or Operations Management 

  • Critical Infrastructure Protection 

  • Risk Management 

  • Intergovernmental, Cross-sector and Inter-sector Management 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Prior higher education teaching experience is preferred 

  • PhD degree in emergency management, homeland security, public administration, public policy or related field 

  • Experience facilitating student led classroom discussions 

  • Evidence of working with a diverse student population 

  • Evidence of effective collaboration skills 

  • Experience with technology/course management systems; Prior experience with the Canvas Online Instructional Platform is especially valuable 

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills 

Application Instructions 

Application Procedure: 

To apply please see Complete application materials must contain: 

A letter of interest, which includes your interest in teaching and your substantive area fitto the position relative to the qualifications listed above. Please indicate if you are available to teach on the online campus, but also note if you might be available to teach in-person at one of the ASU physical campuses should such an opportunity arise; 

Current curriculum vitae/professional resume;Information for three professional references (their position title, email and phone number); 

  • Unofficial transcripts- please note, official transcripts must be submitted if an offer of employment is made (ASU transcripts excluded). 

The first application deadline is March 27, 2020 5:00p.m. Arizona; Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.  Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. Official transcripts are required prior to employment.  

A background check and official transcripts are required prior to employment. 

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For complete statements on ASU’s non-discrimination policies, please refer to 

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Posted: 03/13/2020