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Full-time, tenure-track Emergency Management Faculty

Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States
3 days ago


Full-time, tenure-track Emergency Management Faculty

Posting:                       November 2021      Start date:  01 September 2022

Position Number:        FY22-25

Division:                      Academic; Emergency Management Department

Union Affiliation:        Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Supervision Received:  Reports to the Chair of the Department of Emergency Management and to the Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Supervision exercised:  Supervises student personnel in areas of responsibility

General responsibilities:

  • Ability to teach an academic course load of 12 credits per semester (Fall and Spring) of college-level courses within the Emergency Management Department. Teaching responsibilities would primarily include Emergency Management and Homeland Security topic areas, along with related departmental courses as needed. The department’s curriculum may be viewed on the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s website.
  • Regular curriculum development and improvement.
  • Participation in various academic committees in support of the Department and Academy.
  • Participation in Emergency Management Department Experiential Learning Programs.
  • Service as an academic advisor to assigned student advisees.
  • All teaching positions at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy require computer literacy, excellent written and oral communication skills, and an understanding of the Academy's unique mission.


Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • A Ph.D. in Emergency Management or related field (including public health, public administration or law)  by Fall 2022 and be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: Terrorism and Homeland Security, Emergency Planning, Transportation Security, Emergency Management Communications, GIS and/or Emergency Management related Information Technology courses, and Capstone Course related subject areas. Candidates with Masters Degrees and field experience who are working toward a terminal degree will be considered.
  • Demonstrated potential to fulfill evaluation criteria for teaching and advising at the college level.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and computer skills. Understanding and appreciation of the Academy's unique mission.

Academic rank of the successful candidate determined by licensure, academic background and experience.

  • Desired Assets: Professional licenses/certifications consistent with Emergency Management & National Security

Salary:  $65,000-$71,000 The Academy offers generous benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The Academy is not sponsoring immigration visas at this time.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form and the contact information of five (5) professional references, a statement on teaching (1-2 pages) and evidence of teaching excellence (including syllabi).  These forms are located on the employment link on our website:  Application materials may be saved, attached, and sent electronically to  Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.  Applicants selected for interview must submit original transcripts and be prepared to deliver a fifteen minute presentation on a relevant topic.  Finalist must complete a pre-employment drug screening, background check, and COVID-19 vaccine verification.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, women and veterans to apply.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60940396
  • Location:
    Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States
  • Position Title: Full-time, tenure-track Emergency Management Faculty
  • Company Name: Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  • Job Function: Emergency Management
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $65,000.00 - $71,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

MMA is a fully accredited, four-year, co-educational state university offering Bachelor and Master of Science degrees that are highly regarded in the worldwide maritime industry and beyond. Located at the mouth of the scenic Cape Cod Canal, MMA is an hour’s drive from the thriving urban communities of Boston and Providence and offers easy access to the pristine beaches of Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard.

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