The Leader Education and Development (LEAD) Division at the United States Naval Academy is seeking the Class of ‘67 Leadership Research Fellow. This fellowship is targeted for established academic faculty on sabbatical and talented post-docs.
This position is a 10 month gift funded residential research fellowship to collaborate with USNA faculty in support of an institutional approach to leadership research. The Naval Academy is developing a longitudinal, big data research paradigm facilitated by an online leader development hub and integrated with experiential leader development efforts intended to capture trait, behavior, relationship, and performance data at several points during the Midshipmen’s Academy experience.
The fellowship includes office space, computer facilities, library privileges, conference travel support, and a competitive salary. Health and retirement benefits are not offered. This is a full time, in residence fellowship running from August 2020 to May 2021.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Collaborate and advise in design and execution of research projects being executed by Naval Academy faculty and in support of institutional leadership research efforts
Provide advice on research content and methodology in support of developing requirements for the leader development hub
Support ad hoc faculty and curriculum development efforts based on areas of expertise (e.g., faculty brown bags, curriculum review discussions)
The United States Naval Academy is dedicated to the goal of building a pluralistic faculty committed to a multicultural environment that enriches the educational experience of our students. Hence, we are especially interested in candidates whose life experience and/or research interests contribute to a climate that values and uses diversity in all its forms. Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include the personal attributes of integrity, industry, cooperation, initiative, and breadth of intellectual interests.
Must be a U.S. citizen
Must have an MA/MS in a relevant field
Must have demonstrated success in quantitative research methods
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in the social sciences and an established record of publishing in the leadership domain
Experience with specialized methodologies, such as assessment centers, social network analysis, meta-analysis, etc.
Internal Number: LEAD-20-21-1
About United States Naval Academy
As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy. They attend the Academy for four years, graduating with Bachelor of Science degrees and then commissioning as Ensigns in the Navy or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.The Naval Academy's active duty workforce is supplemented by Department of the Navy civilians who also serve our nation – as professors, coaches, instructors, information technology professionals, finance specialists, administrators, and other support roles typically found at a college or university. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the moral, mental, and physical development of midshipmen and we seek higher education professionals who can model the Navy's core values of honor, courage, and commitment.
Civilian employees enjoy the intrinsic rewards which result from being a part of the mission of the Naval Academy, along with other benefits associated with Federal employment. We invite applications from all segments of so...ciety to provide the Brigade of Midshipmen with the best educational experience possible and to graduate leaders to serve our nation.