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Mississippi, United States, North America
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Senior (5+ years of experience)
Master's Degree
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Full time

Instructor of Intelligence & Security Studies- University of Mississippi Center for Intelligence and Security Studies (CISS)

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The University of Mississippi Center for Intelligence and Security Studies (CISS) seeks applicants for an instructor faculty position focused on intelligence analytics and intelligence-gathering methods. This will be a full-time instructional faculty member position teaching 3 courses a semester as part of the intelligence analytics program. Candidates will be expected to teach an introductory intelligence studies course and advanced undergraduate courses related to intelligence analysis and intelligence-gathering methods. The successful candidate should have demonstrated in-depth expertise of US intelligence gathering and analysis methods, as well as a broad knowledge of national security policy. An M.A. or other terminal degree in a relevant field is a minimum qualification for the position. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of relevant experience within the intelligence community and will have some prior teaching experience in intelligence studies or a related field. The successful candidate should have experience preparing and assisting students to be intelligence analysts for public and private sectors, as well as a demonstrated ability to engage in interdisciplinary, intelligence studies research.
The CISS Program is rapidly growing in its ninth year preparing the next generation of highly skilled intelligence analyst to work on emerging challenges facing the intelligence community, private industry, and society. The program emphasizes analytical methods of intelligence gathering, interpretation, and communication. The emphasis is to promote critical thinking skills and methods of intelligence-gathering, geospatial analysis, data analysis, and visualization. The CISS Program works closely with the Croft Institute for International Studies, Chinese Flagship Program, Intensive Arabic Program, and other related academic programs to provide students with a contextual understanding and language abilities to work effectively within the intelligence and business community.
To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted online including a letter of interest, a current vita, and three letters of recommendation to . Review of materials will begin March 1, 2017 and will continue until the search is completed. Upon hire, faculty members of the University must provide an official transcript. Transcripts issued to students in a sealed envelope are not accepted for employment purposes. Request an official transcript to be mailed directly to Human Resources: University of Mississippi, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848.
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.