Visiting Professor Position Available: Center for Arctic Study and Policy - U.S. Coast Guard Academy

28 March 2023

Visiting Professor Position Available
Center for Arctic Study and Policy

U.S. Coast Guard Academy
New London, Connecticut

Application deadline: Open until filled

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The Center for Arctic Study and Policy (CASP) at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (CGA) invites applications for a visiting professor with a background in an Arctic specialization. This full-time, fixed-term position will be located in New London, Connecticut.

Applicants must have a PhD with an Arctic specialization or demonstrate that a PhD will be obtained prior to the position start date. The ability to receive U.S. secret clearance is required for this position.

Scholarship concentrations may include, but are not limited to:

  • Climate or marine science,
  • Economics,
  • Operations research and data analytics,
  • Arctic Indigenous peoples and culture,
  • Ocean or maritime policy,
  • International relations,
  • Political science,
  • Innovation,
  • Emergency management/preparedness and resiliency,
  • Maritime or international law,
  • Organizational behavior and management, or
  • Other relevant specialty.

Highly successful candidates will have a record of scholarship/publication relevant to contemporary Arctic issues appropriate for the stage of their career and an impressive record in that context. The successful candidate will have undergraduate teaching experience, which could include teaching assistantship. The professional experience of candidates will also be considered. Excellent interpersonal, teaching, and communications skills are essential and a record of interaction with senior government officials is a plus. Classroom experience teaching and mentoring diverse student populations, and/or experience promoting diversity initiatives, including efforts at creating communities of inclusion, is highly desirable.

The successful candidate will conduct rigorous academic research on Arctic-specific issues, and deliver Arctic-related undergraduate courses, seminars, or other academic instruction at CGA.

Responsibilities within CASP include:

  • Conducting research in Arctic studies and policy and publication of resultant scholarship under the auspices of CASP;
  • Teaching;
  • Facilitating other learning enrichment opportunities for cadets via speakers, travel, and contacts;
  • Working as a faculty co‐advisor to undergraduate advanced research projects;
  • Mentoring and collaborating with CASP staff and CGA faculty;
  • Representing CASP at international and domestic conferences and workshops as well as engagements with senior Coast Guard leadership; and
  • Advising and providing input on the interdisciplinary curricular development in the areas of Arctic studies and policy.

Application deadline: Open until filled

For more information, including application instructions, go to:

For questions, contact:
David Johnson
Email: david.a.johnson [at]
Phone: 860-444-8358

Tony Russell
Email: anthony.l.russell [at]