Faculty Positions in Defense Acquisition Management
Naval Postgraduate School
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October 12, 2018
Higher Education Institution
The Graduate School of Business and Public Policy (GSBPP) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) seeks candidates for a non-tenure track position in defense acquisition management. Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses in defense acquisition management, advising student theses and projects, conducting defense acquisition-related research, and managing course/curriculum development and administration.
Candidates for this position should show evidence of strong commitment to graduate-level teaching in a DOD academic institution. Candidates should also display a willingness to teach both resident and distance learning courses and the potential to conduct research of value to DOD. NPS offers courses year round on an 11-week quarter basis. Non-tenure track faculty normally teach four quarters per year.
NPS is an educational institution within the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). It is located on the coast in Monterey, California, about 140 miles south of San Francisco. GSBPP is one of four separate schools within NPS, which awards graduate degrees in sciences, engineering, national security, computer science, operations research, and management. Students include U.S. and international military officers from all services, as well as federal employees. GSBPP has over 60 full-time faculty members, about 350 full-time resident students and approximately 200 part-time distance learning students. The AACSB, NASPAA, and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges accredit GSBPP and its degrees. Additional information about our programs and faculty can be found at http://www.nps.edu/Academics/Schools/GSBPP/index.html
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Official transcripts, three letters of reference, senior service college graduation certificate, PM/PEO charter (or similar documentation for experience), and DAWIA certificates will be required of candidates who are selected for the interview phase of this recruitment action.
We are accepting applications immediately and until December 31, 2018. Submit letter of application and current resume or curriculum vitae to:
Dean William Gates
NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, you are strongly encouraged to identify your Veterans’ Preference on your resume or elsewhere in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service, etc...)
This job opportunity announcement closes December 10, 2018.
Ability to teach principles of defense acquisition and program management and related courses at a graduate level
Graduate degree in business administration, public administration, management, public policy, or a related field
Senior Service College (or equivalent) graduate
Significant defense acquisition program management experience and expertise (e.g., O6-level Project Manager/Deputy Project Manager in the DOD, Program Executive Officer (PEO)/Deputy PEO)
DAWIA Level III certification in Program Management
Highly desired qualifications:
Professional certification (e.g., PMP) is highly desired
A proven track record of teaching effectiveness is highly desired
A Doctoral degree in business administration, public administration, management, or public policy, or a related field is highly desired
Experience in distance learning methods and technologies is highly desired
The potential to publish quality research in academic journals appropriate for their disciplinary background is highly desired
Additional DAWIA certifications in test & evaluation, engineering, production and quality management, science & technology, business and financial management are highly desired
Internal Number: 3951359
About Naval Postgraduate School
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 which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.