Arizona State University, School of Politics and Global Studies

Position ID:ASU-SPGS-MAGSLECT [#14319, 14011]
Position Title: Lecturer, FSC
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Tempe, Arizona 85287-3902, United States [map]
Subject Areas: International Relations / Political Risk Analysis, Political Science, Security Studies
Political Science / Peace and Conflict Studies, Science, Technology and International Affairs, Security, Peace, and Conflict, U.S. Foreign Policy, U.S. Security Policy
Appl Deadline:2019/10/11help popup finished (2019/08/22, finished 2020/04/12)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer, FSC (JOB# 14011) Online MA in Global Security School of Politics of Global Studies Arizona State University

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ - The School of Politics of Global Studies (SPGS) is pleased to invite applications for up to three full-time positions, benefits eligible, non-tenure track faculty member at the rank of Lecturer. The anticipated start date of one of the positions is Fall 2019 B Session (October 2019). The anticipated start date for two positions is January 2020. This is a fiscal-year position within the SPGS faculty on the Tempe campus. Subsequent annual renewal is desired, contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university.

SPGS seeks applicants with a commitment to excellence in online education to join its innovative, rapidly growing Masters of Global Security (MAGS) program. The primary responsibilities of the Lecturer will be to develop and teach online graduate courses on topics such as national security, cyber security, terrorism and insurgency, grand strategy, and foreign policy. Course instruction may include co-teaching with other MAGS faculty, including nationally recognized scholars and experienced national security professionals. A typical course load will consist of 6 classes per year. Additional responsibilities include assisting in curriculum development, supervising capstone projects, student advising, and recruitment. Lecturers will also be expected to maintain an active research agenda, which should include peer-reviewed articles or books, published policy reports, articles in policy-focused magazines and journals, and/or external grant activity.

The Lecturer will be a part of the interdisciplinary SPGS faculty and will have substantial opportunities to participate in the vibrant intellectual life of the school. They will also be able to join the Center on the Future of War, a joint initiative of ASU and the DC-based think tank New America.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in a relevant field (Political Science, Geography, Sociology, Economics, Anthropology, Peace Studies, History, International Law, Homeland Security, etc.) by the time of appointment, relevant teaching experience, and a demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary approached to international affairs and global politics.

Desired qualifications: Prior relevant experience in designing and teaching online courses, strong theoretical grounding and knowledge of ideas and literature related to issues at the intersection of technology, international affairs, security and global politics. A demonstrated ability to produce policy-relevant research is also strongly desired. The ideal candidate would also have practical experience in the field of security and international affairs, such as work in humanitarian assistance, international human rights, international development or military service. The candidate would have demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.

To apply, candidates must submit a complete application including the following: a letter of application stating qualifications and experience, a complete curriculum vita, two writing samples, and three letters of reference with reference contact information. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree completed before beginning the position.

All application materials must be received by the deadline and sent to . We will not accept any mailed application materials, including reference letters; this is an online, paperless search. A background check is required for employment. Questions about this position should be directed to Daniel Rothenberg, Search Committee Chair at

Initial deadline for review of complete applications is October 6th, 2019 . If not filled, review of complete applications will continue every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. A background check is required for employment.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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.

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Further Info:
School of Politics and Global Studies
PO Box 873902
Tempe, AZ 85287-3902

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