Lecturer, Master of Science in Threat and Response Management

Location
Illinois, United States
Posted
03 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2020
Ref
69241
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies

Location

Downtown Campus

Description

Position Title: Lecturer, Emergency Management, Policy Making, Law and Ethics, Master of Science in Threat and Response Management

The Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies at the University of Chicago is seeking qualified applicants to teach the course Emergency Management, Policy Making, Law and Ethics in our Master of Science in Threat and Response Management program in winter 2019.

The goal of this course is to ensure that students gain a fundamental understanding of:

  • how threat and response management-related policies are developed in the United States;
  • key legal principles and processes that are used to interpret those policies; and
  • ethical considerations for emergency managers.

The course operates in an executive format and includes nine (9) hours of instruction offered over one three-day weekend each month. Courses meet for three consecutive months each quarter (27 instructional hours). In Winter 2019, the course will meet:

  • January 10, 11, 12
  • February 7, 8, 9
  • March 7, 8, 9

Responsibilities:

  • Develop syllabus including topics, learning objectives, reading assignments, and assessment plans
  • Develop and execute in-class content (lectures, activities, simulations, tabletop exercises)
  • Work with other instructors to ensure consistency across class sections
  • Develop assignments: must minimally include a mid-term and final assignment and course participation grade.
  • Grade assignments and return comments and grades to students via Canvas course site in timely manner (within 1 week for weekly assignments and within 10 days of submission for larger assignments).
  • Attend all monthly in-person sessions (27 instructional hours per academic quarter) Hold monthly office hours to coincide with course schedule

Qualifications

Qualified applicants must have a graduate-level degree; a JD or PhD is preferred. Candidates with prior experience teaching and those with relevant practical experience are strongly preferred.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter describing relevant background and experience, a curriculum vitae or resume, and the names and contact information of at least two professional references.

Applicants should send their materials electronically to the Program Director, Master of Science in Threat and Response Management at msctrm@uchicago.edu

Required documents:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Reference Contact Info

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