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Assistant/Associate Professor, Emergency Management

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Work type: Faculty 9-Month
Location: Anniston (McClellan Center)
Categories: Faculty

Jacksonville State University

Assistant/Associate Professor, Emergency Management

The Department of Emergency Management and Public Administration of the Jacksonville State University’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences is seeking to hire a scholar for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

We welcome applications from those with an expertise in a wide range of emergency management fields, including focus areas in sociology, public administration, public health, urban and regional planning, and geography. In addition to teaching, successful candidates are expected to develop externally sponsored scholarly research programs and supervise doctoral students in the program. The faculty hired may have the option to work remotely.

All applicants must have an earned doctorate in emergency management or in related disciplines.

Preferred applicants will possess:

  • Teaching experience at the college/university level preferred
  • Experience in teaching online courses using Canvas as the Learning Management Platform
  • Evidence of consistent involvement in research and grant-writing experience
  • Success in scholarly activities such as publishing in peer-reviewed journals

Jacksonville State University is located in north-central Alabama and has been offering online undergraduate and master’s-level degree programs in emergency management since 1999 and began a Doctor of Science degree program in 2011.

The department has affiliations with FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and the Eastern Alabama Emergency Management Coalition. These affiliations provide opportunities for collaborative research and professional outreach and development.

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University (JSU) is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama. Its mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural, and social experiences for its diverse student population. Located in the Appalachian foothills, midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,600 students. Referred to as “the friendliest campus in the South,” JSU offers 95 academic programs and concentrations, among undergraduate, graduate, and certificate offerings, including more than 40 online programs

Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should complete the online application and submit required documents at  This position has an anticipated start date of August 2023.

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