Associate Professor and National Security Chair

University of New Haven
  • Location
    West Haven, Connecticut
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Mar 28

Position description

Associate Professor and National Security Chair

University of New Haven: Faculty: Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science: National Security

Location: 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516



The Department of National Security at the University of New Haven invites nominations and applications for a tenured Full/Associate Professor and Chair of National Security. The University of New Haven’s National Security department includes a dynamic undergraduate program encompassing four distinct bachelor’s degrees (Security & Defense Policy, Intelligence Analysis, Homeland Security, and International Affairs), a robust master’s degree program, and several practitioner-oriented certificates.



A terminal degree in national security, public policy, political science, or related field is required; Ph.D. preferred. The successful applicant will have a record of teaching excellence at the university level, established catalog of academic publications, and an innovative research agenda. Applicants should also possess experience in university-level service and leadership. The department is particularly interested in candidates with policymaking experience in national security at either the federal, state, or local level. Tenurable Assistant Professors may also be considered in accordance with the aforementioned qualifications.


Application Instructions

Please submit a brief cover letter explaining teaching experience and philosophy, publication record, practitioner-oriented experience (if applicable), CV, and the name and contact information for three references. Applicants may also include up to 3 artifacts of teaching ability (examples include syllabi, student evaluations, learning exercises, assignments, or other feedback) that illustrate teaching experience.


All materials should be submitted online (Interfolio link: and indicate position search #24-26F in the subject line.


For additional information, feel free to contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jeffrey Treistman at [email protected]