Job Posting: Coastal Carolina University, Assistant/Associate Professor - Intelligence and Security Studies

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Intelligence and Security Studies, Fall 2021

The College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level for the newly-created Department of Intelligence and Security Studies beginning August 2021. This new department is the result of a highly successful major program that has been in operation since 2012. In that time, the program has grown to more than 300 students and has a strong placement record for our graduates.

Preference will be given to applicants with broad training in intelligence studies, particularly with specializations related to open source and social media intelligence collection and analysis. The ability to offer courses in cyber threat analysis would also be highly desirable. Competencies in other areas, such as social network analysis, counterintelligence, law enforcement intelligence, and emerging technologies in security would also be of interest. Prior professional work experience in the field of intelligence is welcome, but not required.

Candidates are required to have a doctoral degree in a relevant field of study by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the field, as well as support the continued growth and development of the Intelligence and Security Studies Department. The teaching load is 21 credit hours per academic year structured as a 4-3 load. Prior experience with distance learning would be beneficial.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Coastal enrolls approximately 11,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degree in Marine Science.

Candidates should submit a letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, and approach to teaching and learning), a current CV, contact information for at least three references, and transcripts for all graduate work (copies are acceptable at this time) electronically at: Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. CCU is an EO/AA employer.