The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is accepting applications for the position of Faculty Associate – Research in the Defense Analysis Department (DA). NPS provides graduate education to military officers of the uniformed services, Department of Defense civilians, and members of the international defense community.
Within the DA Department, the Global ECCO project helps build and operationalize a network of combating terrorism and irregular warfare professionals from international partner and U.S forces. We are looking for a Faculty Associate to join our team, with an open duty location. The position is based on a one-year contract with one-year extensions contingent upon funding. For additional information on the DA Department, please refer to the website at https://my.nps.edu/web/da.
This position will be the lead outreach coordinator for this effort and will be responsible for managing a team of other NPS colleagues. The faculty member will be responsible for working with partner nations and U.S. forces within the U.S. and at deployed operational and theater commands. The faculty member will be responsible for formulating and executing efforts to build and operationalize the current network.
Master’s degree, preferably in international relations, security studies, political science, or related fields of study.
Must be a U.S. citizen.
Must be willing/able to travel world-wide.
Must be able to prepare written reports that draw conclusions and make recommendations based on analysis.
Additional preferred qualifications:
Experience in the education and/or research aspects of military, government or law enforcement operations.
Currently hold or be immediately eligible for a Secret clearance.
Familiarity with partner nations, special operations, irregular warfare, combating terrorism, and professional military education.
Foreign language proficiency desirable.
We are accepting applications through October 15, 2020. Candidates should submit their materials electronically via e- mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. E-mail subject heading: Network FAR Search. Include: 1) a cover letter describing the applicant’s qualifications for this position, 2) a comprehensive curriculum vitae or resume, and 3) contact and e-mail address information for a minimum of three references. The application material shall clearly state the applicant’s citizenship.
Relocation expenses, including recruitment/relocation incentive, may be authorized in accordance with applicable regulations.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience while tied to the federal government compensation policies for the position and location . 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.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu.
NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, Veterans 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.
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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.