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Job Announcement: Visiting Ocean / Maritime Professor at U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Closing Date: 19 August 2015

DUTIES: Deliver Arctic-related undergraduate courses, seminars, or other academic instruction at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy; Develop and conduct rigorous academic law, social science and/or policy based research on Arctic-specific issues.

Responsibilities within the Center for Arctic Studies and Policy include:

1) Teaching (at least 3 credit hours per semester) which may include maritime policy courses
2) Conducting research in Arctic studies and policy and publication of resultant scholarship under the auspices of the CASP
3) Other facilitation of learning enrichment opportunities for cadets via speakers, travel, and contacts
4) Work as a faculty co-advisor to undergraduate advanced research projects
5) Mentorship of and cooperation with the CASP staff and affiliated faculty
6) Advise and provide input on the curricular development in the areas of Arctic studies and policy, through development of interdisciplinary courses, research and analysis of emerging threats, to address challenges and opportunities in the evolving Arctic and maritime environment that are vital to the national interests of the United States.


1. Possess a Ph.D. Degree in an ocean/maritime affairs or policy-related discipline applicable to Arctic studies.
2. Demonstrate a record of research.
3. Two (2) years of higher education teaching experience.
4. Excellent interpersonal, teaching, and communication skills.
5. Willing to travel in support of research agenda to locations including the Alaskan Arctic.
1. Five (5) years of post-doctoral research experience or equivalent professional experience outside of academia in government or policy-related work.
2. Proficient in diverse methods of research and data collection, including interviewing; surveying; and geospatial data analysis.


For more information, visit home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=14043161&t=2.

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