Security Studies Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Defense Analysis Department Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA The Defense Analysis Department at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, is seeking to fill a tenure-track position, open as to rank, in Security Studies. The candidate should be credentialed in a relevant academic discipline in the social sciences or humanities. The candidate will: teach mid-career military officers from special operations and information operations units across all branches and services of the U.S. Armed Forces and allied countries; advise theses; and conduct research. The candidate must have an interest in interdisciplinary research and willingness to work with a cross-disciplinary faculty in the areas of national and international security, conflict studies, terrorism, insurgency, political violence and strategic decision-making. Evidence of the ability to pursue a program of innovative research and a strong commitment to graduate education is required. NPS follows a quarter system, and the normal teaching workload for those in lectureship positions is four courses per year. The Department of Defense Analysis offers an M.S. in Defense Analysis and an M.S. in Information Strategy and Political Warfare. Home to an average of 150 in-residence graduate students, forty members of a cross-disciplinary teaching and research faculty, and three research centers, the Defense Analysis Department provides the critical thinking skills necessary for future national security leaders to deal with the complex operating environments of the 21st century. Additional information about our programs and faculty can be found at https://my.nps.edu/web/da. The Naval Postgraduate School is located on the central coast of California in Monterey, 115 miles south of the heart of San Francisco. NPS provides graduate education to an average at any given time of 1,500 resident military officers of the uniformed services, Department of Defense civilians, and members of the international defense community, as well as other select professionals employed by the federal government. Minimum qualifications:
The position is now open. Candidates should submit the following materials to Dr. Sean Everton at firstname.lastname@example.org, email subject heading: “Strategic Studies.” Applications will be accepted through January 15, 2019 or until the position is filled, and should include: 1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum vitae 3. Three letters of recommendation (that specifically address teaching) 4. Research statement 5. Sample of a published article 6. Teaching statement 7. Teaching portfolio (should include a sample lesson, assignments, or handouts and highly recommended to include a link to a videoed teaching sample) Address electronic cover letter to: Dr. Sean Everton, Chair, Security Studies Search Committee, Department of Defense Analysis, 589 Dyer Road, Room 203, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, 93943. Do not send paper applications. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Relocation expenses, including recruitment/relocation incentive, may be authorized in accordance with applicable regulations. 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.). Additional Veterans’ information: If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor's website: http://www.dol.gov/elaws/vets/vetpref/mservice.htm. For more veterans’ preference information, visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx. The Naval Postgraduate School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu
Minimum qualifications: • A Ph.D. or J.D. degree in a relevant Social Science or Humanities discipline (e.g., International Relations, History, Law, Political Science, Communications, Journalism, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and similar fields). • U.S. citizenship is required. Must be eligible for a security clearance. • Publication record commensurate with academic experience. Additional preferred qualifications (Document any relevant experience in these areas as well as your success in the classroom): • Experience teaching graduate students or upper-level undergraduate electives. • Experience and/or familiarity with the special operations community. • A successful candidate will demonstrate excellent judgment, effective leadership, strong team-building skills, and pedagogical expertise.
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