Adjunct Faculty - Homeland Security

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7242740 (Ref.No. 24M332236)
Posted: May 7, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

The Department of Government, Politics and Law at Rider University seeks an adjunct instructor of Homeland Security for the Fall 2024 semester beginning September 3, 2024. This position is to teach Spies, Double Agents, and Moles: The World of Counterintelligence, Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:00pm.

Course description: This course provides in-depth exposure to historical, open-source investigations and concepts that illustrate the defensive, offensive, investigative, and collection efforts of counterintelligence (CI) activities. This course looks through the ideological and political prisms of how and why the Western and Eastern blocs fought the Cold War with agents, double agents, sleepers, and moles, and how MICE (money, ideology, compromise, and ego) and RASCALS (reciprocation, authority, scarcity, commitment, liking, and social proof) caused thousands to betray their countries and become the ‘enemy within’. Counterintelligence (CI) is a critical element of US national security policy and interests both in the United States and abroad, and the course will focus on activities that comprise counterintelligence functional activities, including the detection of espionage and elicitation; counterintelligence interviews/debriefings; and the collection of counterintelligence information.

Position Requirements

  • MA, JD, or PhD in Political Science, Homeland Security, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated previous experience teaching at the college level or in a professional capacity

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Work experience within the security field (in a government agency or private entity)

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. 

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