The Department of Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School is in an exciting period of growth and seeks applications for an open-rank tenure-track position. A successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop a research program in areas related to defense and homeland security operations research, which includes data science, healthcare, logistics, infrastructure, energy, environmental, and cyber applications. We will consider candidates with any quantitative background, but will prioritize candidates who focus on statistics, machine learning, experimental design and analysis, logistics systems modeling, or military operations research.
The Department of Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California is one of the oldest and largest OR departments in the world. Our students are primarily military officers from the U.S. and its allies pursuing Master’s degrees in defense-oriented OR topics. We also have a small Ph.D. program. Our students are capable, mature, and hard working. The department has over 40 faculty members, with 21 tenure-track professors, who do research in stochastic modeling, statistics, optimization, and simulation. Our research addresses important and challenging problems in national security and we foster close collaborations with U.S. Navy and Department of Defense sponsors, as well as other universities. Additional information about our department can be found at https://my.nps.edu/web/or.
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit their applications by December 15, 2019. The application package should include a cover letter, statements of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, names of three references, evidence of or potential for teaching excellence, and a sample of published work.
Have or expecting a Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline.
U.S. citizen or committed to obtaining citizenship when eligible.
Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Relocation package, including recruitment and/or relocation incentive may be authorized.
Please email your application package to Ms. Mary Frofunga, Operations Research Department, Naval Postgraduate School, email@example.com.
Applicants with foreign education will be required to select from a list of private organizations that are members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES), which provide foreign education evaluations acceptable to NPS.
NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, Veteran’s preference is treated as a positive merit factor for NPS faculty positions. We strongly encourage you to indicate if you are a veteran in your application when applying to NPS positions and you must provide a copy of your signed DD-214 (member 4 copy), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other acceptable documentation.
Are you a current active duty service member? If yes, you are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, 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 if your statement of service is not submitted with your application or it shows an expected discharge or release date greater than 120 days from the date of application.
Telecommuting is allowed.
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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.