The Department of National Security Affairs (NSA) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, CA, is currently hiring a Faculty Associate for Education on an intermittent basis. Intermittent refers to a work schedule that is less than full-time and is scheduled irregularly to meet specific instructional tasks or deliverables. The duration of employment is dependent on continuous external funding, and could terminate on a short notice.
The Faculty Associate works on several education programs independently or under the supervision of one or more NSA faculty. Duties will include course development and classroom instruction, as well as administrative, logistical, and project management tasks with faculty working in the areas of foreign policy, global military issues and capabilities, economics, regional studies, and history.
Development and preparation of classroom instructional materials
Support instruction for in-residence programs and mobile education teams
Assistance with classroom examinations and evaluations
Coordination and tracking of student theses advisement
Basic research for academic projects
Planning for academic workshops and events to include communications, logistics, and budget management
Preparation of related administrative documents for purchasing, travel, public release, and compliance with other NPS policies
Knowledge, skills, and experience required:
An earned advanced degree in a related field (e.g., political science, economics, history, international relations)
Demonstrated aptitude for teaching excellence and course development
Ability to work with faculty and students
Previous involvement with or knowledge of international affairs and U.S. and foreign security issues (typically 3-5 years or more)
Experience in writing and editing publications and presentations
Strong communication, time management, and organizational skills
The Naval Postgraduate School is a fully accredited graduate school with students drawn from the armed forces and civilian agencies of the United States and other countries. The Department of National Security Affairs is multi-disciplinary, with curricula based on Political Science, History, and Economics.
To learn more about NPS and its National Security Affairs Department, please visit: http://www.nps.edu/NSA/
Candidates should submit a cover letter that highlights their relevant experiences along with a resume. It would also be useful to have unofficial transcripts of one’s terminal degree and any other educational accomplishments. Candidates should provide two references. Address applications and supporting materials to Mike Malley, Executive Director of the Center on Contemporary Conflict, Department of National Security Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org. The search committee will begin reviewing applications until March 1, 2018. The search will continue until the position is filled.
The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, NPS and the DON foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research wh...ich both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.