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Lecturer or Tenure Track Professor – Emergency Management




Commensurate with experience and credentials


The State University of New York (SUNY) College at Canton invites qualified applicants for a full-time, on-campus tenure track Assistant Professor (other ranks considered) or a full-time, on-campus, Lecturer in Emergency and Disaster Management beginning August 2019. The Department of Criminal Justice is in the School of Science, Health, and Criminal Justice and offers a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management, a Bachelor of Technology (BTech) in Homeland Security, a BTech in Criminal Investigation, a BTech in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Leadership, and an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice.


  • Teach online, face-to-face, and flex classes
  • Oversee the Emergency Management Bachelor of Science program
  • Participate in formal assessment of student learning
  • Incorporate latest instructional technologies in course delivery
  • Course design and development
  • Advise students and assist in recruitment efforts
  • Participate in student retention efforts
  • Participate in faculty committees and other service activities
  • Continually develop and improve skills through professional development

Qualifications for tenure track:

Ph.D. or other terminal degree in the criminal justice field. ABD status in a terminal degree program meets requirements for Instructor rank. Professional experience working in local, state or federal emergency management and/or the homeland security field required.

Qualifications for Lecturer:

Master’s degree in relevant field of criminal justice and experience working in local, state or federal emergency management field required.

Preferred candidates will have prior college level teaching experience in either the online or face-to-face environment.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Persons interested in the above position should apply online at https://employment.canton.edu/

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.