Assistant/Associate Professor of Operational Level Programs College of Operational Programs

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U.S. Naval War College Seeks Assistant/Associate Professor of Operational Level Programs College of Operational Programs AD-1701-03/05 The Naval War College is a Professional Military Education (PME) institution serving the nation, the Department of Defense and the U.S. Navy. U.S. graduates earn a Master of Arts degree in National Security & Strategic Studies, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The College has four main goals: to educate future military and civilian leaders; to conduct research relevant to the Navy and the country, to ensure that naval officers are prepared to plan and lead joint and combined operations worldwide and to strengthen international cooperation to ensure maritime security. More information on the college can be found at www.usnwc.edu College of Operational Programs: The position is located in the Operational Level Programs directorate of the College of Operational Programs (COP). COP aims to improve the capability of Navy commanders to lead maritime, joint, and multinational forces as well as improve the capability of Navy staff members to plan, execute, and assess and to function cohesively as a maritime operations center. COP faculty and staff also conduct strategic planning and policy development for leadership and ethics education and character development. Duties and Responsibilities: This position provides operational level of warfare academics through the Maritime Staff Operators Course, the Combined/Joint Force Maritime Component Commanders Course, the Executive Level Operational Level of War Course, the Maritime Operational Planners Course and direct support to the Fleet through tailored assist visits conducted by the Assist and Assess Team. The incumbent works with teams of faculty, senior military officers and government civilians in these efforts and others in support of Operational Level of Warfare programs and academics. This position requires extensive travel to fleet locations in and outside of the continental United States. Additionally, there will be a requirement to reside, at times, on board U.S. Navy ships that are either in port or underway at sea. Candidates must be prepared to teach or co-teach at the Master's Degree level. Qualifications: Essential qualifications include an advanced degree in national security affairs or a related field; proven expertise in joint operational level warfare with specific emphasis on U.S. Navy roles and missions. Desirable qualifications include joint professional military education, recent experience working closely with the Department of the Navy or Department of Defense in planning maritime operations; and experience as an academic team lead. Extensive knowledge and experience in information operations, logistics, undersea warfare, intelligence, cyber and/or ballistic missile defense operations is desired. Candidates must be U.S. citizens and be capable of obtaining a Department of Defense TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance. The selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment drug screening test and to random drug testing thereafter. Salary Considerations: Salary is competitive and is accompanied by a generous Federal Civil Service package that includes health insurance, pension and retirement saving plans (with employer matching contributions), paid vacation and sick leave, and other benefits. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and credentials in accordance with Department of the Navy Faculty Schedule. Application Procedures: Applicants must reference VA#NWC-17-26 and forward their application package to: nwc-17-26@usnwc.edu. The application package must include : (1) cover letter and (2) curriculum vitae or resume. Applications will be accepted until June 26, 2017. Active duty members may apply under this announcement but are subject to eligibility requirements of the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act (VOW). Active duty members MUST submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service MUST provide the branch, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). Please note: you will be ineligible for consideration if your statement of service is not submitted with your application or it shows an expected discharge or release date greater than 120 days after being submitted with your application. Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326. Questions can be emailed to: Adrian.hageman@usnwc.edu. The Naval War College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.