Assistant Professor in Political Science
Augusta University

Augusta, Georgia

Posted in Education and Training

$0.00 - $100.00 per hour

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Assistant Professor in Political Science

Job ID: 269990
Location: Summerville Campus
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID 269990

Position # 40071484

The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences' Department of Social Sciences at Augusta University is seeking a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor for its proposed PhD program in Strategic Cybersecurity, Intelligence, and National Defense (SIND), anticipated to begin August 2024. The selected candidate will be expected to


  • Teach courses in the Strategic Cybersecurity, Intelligence, and National Defense (SIND) program.
  • Teach courses in our Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies (MAISS).
  • Implement an active research agenda in Cyber, Intelligence, and Security Studies.
  • Participate in shared governance of department, college, and university as assigned.

Required Qualifications

PhD in Intelligence Studies, Political Science, International Relations, Security Studies, or a related field (completed and conferred by start of hire, August 1, 2024).

Assistant Professor- Terminal degree (or nearing its completion), or its equivalent in training, ability, and/or experience.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

- Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

- Evidence of ability as a teacher;

- Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

- Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

- Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Established record or demonstrated potential for high-quality, original scholarship that is appropriate to the discipline and shows promise of continuation.
  • Ability to teach graduate-level coursework in the Department's proposed SIND PhD program, especially related to intelligence and cyber-intelligence/policy.
  • Research/teaching/experience with open-source intelligence.
  • Experience with social-media analysis and/or information warfare.
  • Experience with cyber-intelligence and policy/strategy/theory.
  • Experience with grand strategy/US foreign policy.
  • Experience with research methods, data analytics, and/or machine-learning.
  • Experience teaching in person and online.
  • Grant writing experience or potential/willingness for grant writing.


This position is academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlined in offer letter and yearly contract.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0.

Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure website:

College/Department Information

The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences forms the heart of the liberal arts mission of Augusta University. We foster critical thinking about complex questions of the human experience; cultivate skills in written, verbal, and creative expression; promote active citizenship and community engagement; and prepare graduates for careers in quickly changing globalized environments. Our faculty and staff share a deep commitment to developing the intellectual potential of our students. We offer many undergraduate degrees as well as select graduate and minor programs that allow our students to gain the knowledge and skills that will transfer to career success. Explore opportunities for growth, including undergraduate research, study abroad, internships, and community service.

The Department of Social Sciences is the academic home to over 350 students in undergraduate degrees programs in Political Science; Criminal Justice; Sociology; Health, Society, and Policy; Nonprofit Leadership and Administration; and Social work along with masters programs in Intelligence and Security Studies (MAISS) and Public Administration (MPA). Our MAISS program, with over 40 current students and 7 faculty members, is growing and plans to offer a PhD starting in Fall 2024.

The department is located on the beautiful and historic Summerville campus in a building with newly remodeled classrooms. The city of Augusta is home of the US Army's Cyber Command at Fort Eisenhower and the world-renowned Masters Golf Tournament and is the birthplace of music icon James Brown. Nestled along the banks of the Savannah River, Augusta is located approximately 2.5 hours from the cosmopolitan amenities of Atlanta and Charlotte as well as the outdoor beauty of several beaches and mountains.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.


Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at
Please upload a cover letter describing research, teaching, and other pertinent qualifications; a curriculum vitae; an unofficial copy of graduate school transcripts (the successful candidate will be required to submit official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts); and a list of three references. These documents should be submitted as one combined document.

Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Craig Albert, in the Department of Social Sciences at The committee will begin reviewing applications immediately.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

To apply, visit

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