Assistant Teaching Professor of Homeland Security

Penn State University

Penn State Harrisburg
Campus City:
Middletown, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
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Penn State Harrisburg
School of Public Affairs


Penn State Harrisburg, School of Public Affairs (SPA), invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor position in Homeland Security to begin August 2020. The successful candidate will teach in the online Intercollege Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security Program (iMPS-HLS), in the online Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security, as well as in the Undergraduate Minor in Homeland Security that is offered online as well as in residence. The successful candidate will also contribute to the Homeland Security specialization in the Ph.D. in Public Administration program. Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in Homeland Security or a related field as well as a scholastic record of accomplishment. Additional practical experience in the homeland security mission space is a plus. While the area of specialization is open, the successful candidate should be able to teach homeland security theory, policy, and strategy; comparative homeland security; multifaceted approaches to homeland security; strategic planning in homeland defense and security, as well as the capstone course (culminating experience) in the master’s program. All candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching to the state of the art in the field and contributing to curriculum evolution, as well as the ability and willingness to engage in service appropriate to their rank, including recruitment and academic advisement of students, and must qualify for membership in the Graduate Faculty of The Pennsylvania State University: The SPA offers additional undergraduate programs in Political Science, Public Policy, Health Policy and Administration, and Criminal Justice as well as additional master`s programs in Criminal Justice, Health Administration, Public Administration, as well as a Ph.D. in Public Administration. It is the home of Penn State’s Intercollege Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security. For more information on the School, its programs, and its faculty, visit our web site at Penn State Harrisburg is located in Pennsylvania’s state capital region near the Penn State College of Medicine and Hershey Medical Center. It is within a two-three-hour drive from larger metropolitan areas such as Baltimore, Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia, PA. For information about Penn State Harrisburg visit: Applicants for the position should submit a letter of application indicating interest for the position, a curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, as well as three letters of professional reference. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088