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Assistant Professor, Applied Intelligence

Gannon University
Erie County, PA
Closing date
Jan 26, 2023

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Division Dept.Criminal Justice& Social Work
Department Col.Humanities,Ed.&SocScience
Location Erie, Pa
Position Summary
The College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Applied Intelligence to begin in August 2023. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Applied Intelligence, including but not limited to Competitive Intelligence, National Security Intelligence, Risk Assessment, and Strategic Intelligence. Area of specialization is open; candidates with expertise in risk assessment, cybersecurity, grant writing, and public intelligence are particularly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who can support the growth of the applied intelligence program through leadership, recruitment, and curricular programming, and who possess professional practitioner experience in the intelligence community.

The Applied Intelligence Program is housed within the Department of Criminal Justice and Social Work which offers rich opportunities for collaboration with faculty and students in multiple undergraduate and graduate programs. The successful candidate will advise students and prepare them intellectually, professionally and personally, and will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Requirements include an earned doctorate in Applied Intelligence or a related field (completed by time of appointment) with demonstrated teaching excellence in higher education. Project-based teaching experience at the university level is highly preferred. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

The functions below are detailed in the faculty handbook in Volume IV of the Institutional Policy Manual.

1. Teach 24 credit hours in the academic year or as otherwise specified by the faculty member's appointment notice; student course evaluations are to be completed in each course. Faculty are expected to employ sound pedagogical practices and to use technology as appropriate, including the University's learning management system. Faculty shall assist with course revisions and curriculum development as needed.

2. Achieve appropriate student-learning outcomes in all courses taught.

3. Engage in scholarly pursuits pertinent to their academic discipline. Scholarship, as defined by the Boyer model, includes: The Scholarship of Discovery; The Scholarship of Integration: The Scholarship of Application; and The Scholarship of Teaching.

4. Participate in service to the University, the community and to their profession. Attend convocations, commencement exercises, college meetings, and community meetings.
5. Participate in ongoing professional development.

6. Assist, advise, and mentor students enrolled in the University.

7. Fulfill the essential duties and responsibilities of a faculty member as described in Volume IV of the Gannon University Institutional Policy Manual which contains the approved policies and procedures of the University concerning the terms and conditions of faculty employment at the University.

Required Qualifications
Education: An earned doctorate in Applied Intelligence or a related field.
Licenses and Certifications: As may be required for the discipline.
University Mission: Must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its strong liberal arts foundation that supports exemplary professional education programs

Preferred Qualifications
Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy, be able to integrate technology into teaching, use software and techniques for real time data analyses, and be comfortable teaching face-to-face and hybrid. Additional knowledge of emergency management, global security dynamics and issues, legal issues, cyber security, forensic science, investigative services, data mining, information assurance, and/or predictive analytics are welcome.

Physical Demands
Must be able to meet the physical demands associated with a busy academic environment and necessary travel.

Work is performed in a busy classroom and office setting.

Tenure Status Tenure Track
Position Type Regular Faculty
Employment Status Full-Time
Position Length 9M
Credits Per Year 24 credits
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