NDSU seeks assistant professor of emergency management

North Dakota State University (NDSU) is seeking a full-time assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Management.

The position would be for the fall 2015 semester to teach courses at the freshman and sophomore levels, with the collaboration of other faculty members. This is a tenure-track position that requires a doctorate in emergency management or another closely related field.

Effective communication and an active research agenda are required. Selected candidates should be able to engage in sponsored research and be able to publish scholarly articles in peer-reviewed publications.

The program at NDSU started in 1979 with the goal of educating those seeking careers that involve managing emergency situations. The discipline researches how people cope and manage disasters and other hazardous situations. Sub-topics in this discipline include emergency preparedness, response, mitigation and recovery efforts.

Through the program offered at NDSU, students learn procedural matters and partake in research opportunities that give them hands-on experience.

Emergency-management personnel work at all levels of government, from state and local to federal and international, answering the need for professionals who can guide communities affected by catastrophes through to recovery.

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