Lecturer (Maritime Policy and American Government)

U.S. Coast Guard
  • Location
    New London, Connecticut
  • Sector
    Government
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Apr 10

Position description

Marketing Statement:

The Academy offers B.S. degrees in eight academic majors: Naval Architecture-Marine Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Marine-

Environmental Sciences, Operations Research-Computer Analysis, Management, and Government; the Academy is staffed with over 100 full-time civilian and military faculty. The attractive riverside campus is home to a nationally representative and diverse student body of about 1,000. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit http://www.cga.edu/ for more information.

Summary:

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy prides itself in maintaining, developing, and promoting a community of inclusion that embodies a representative cross section of the population of the United States. It is our belief that gender, racial, ethnic, and religious diversity are critical to the professional and personal development of future Coast Guard Officers as well as the entire academic and professional community at the Academy.

The Academy is located near the shoreline of southeastern Connecticut, midway between New York and Boston, and is within commuting range of regional as well as other national colleges and universities in the CT/RI/MA tri-state area.

Duties

The successful candidate will teach an upper-level undergraduate Maritime Policy course, as well as an introductory course on American Government. The anticipated teaching load for this position will be 9 credit hours (up to 3 sections – total - of one or more 3-credit courses) per semester. Other possible responsibilities will include facilitation of learning enrichment opportunities for cadets via speakers, travel, and contacts; work as a faculty advisor to student research projects; as well as summer course development and other duties as assigned.

Major duties also include participation in leadership and professional development activities with students outside of class and service to the Academy.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education:

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For further

information on the evaluation of foreign education, refer to the U.S. Department of Education's web site at click here

When including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

Requirements:

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement (see exception for doctoral candidates listed in the qualifications section).

 

Evaluations:

All application material must be submitted by the closing date.

 

Qualifications:

Candidates must possess either (1) at least a Master’s Degree in Political Science or a closely related field. OR (2) a Juris Doctor Degree with relevant professional experience. Doctoral students not holding a Master’s must provide documentation that the doctorate will be complete before July 9th, 2017. Candidate must have relevant experience with independent teaching of college or law school courses, with a demonstrated research or pedagogical interest in Maritime Policy. Interpersonal, teaching, and communications skills are essential. Classroom experience teaching full time and mentoring diverse student populations, and/or experience promoting diversity initiatives - including efforts at creating communities of inclusion - is highly desirable. The preferred candidate will have a publication and teaching record in Maritime Policy with the ability to also teach an introductory level course on American Government. A demonstrated recording of mentoring student projects and developing courses and curriculum is a plus.

Communication and team work skill, the ability to show initiative and the ability to be adaptable and collegial in the context of a student-centered institution are very desirable.

Doctoral candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess either (1) at least a Master’s Degree in Political Science or a closely related field. OR (2) a Juris Doctor Degree with relevant professional experience. Doctoral students not holding a Master’s must provide documentation that the doctorate will be complete before July 9th, 2017.

 

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:

DHS offers an attractive benefits package, that may include: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers.

Other Information:

The Coast Guard Academy is committed to building a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who collaborate to provide a multi-disciplinary and hands-on approach to student learning and leadership development. We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration.

Moving expenses will not be paid.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit. 

Application instructions

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