Faculty Associate – Research (AD-01) Non-Tenure Track Space Systems Academic Group Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
The Space Systems Academic Group (SSAG) in the Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (GSEAS) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) invites applications for the position of non-tenure track Faculty Associate - Research in the area of space-based research.
This position will bepart-time (average of 20 hours per week) based at the Naval Postgraduate School campus in Monterey, CA. We are seeking candidates with experience in national space systems’ hardware and software design, integration, testing, and operations. Among other duties, the successful candidate is expected to act as a point-of-contact between NPS and the Department of Defense (DoD) Space community to support joint research and educational goals. As the SSAG works to support space-related research performed across NPS, good coordination is critical to ensure DoD Space programs are well understood, broadly communicated, and properly executed by NPS.
At least a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline. At least one year of experience in program management of space-based systems.
Eligibility for a Top Secret clearance. At least one year of experience in working with the DoD Space community.
The SSAG is an interdisciplinary academic association providing direction and guidance for the Space Systems Engineering and Space Systems Operations curricula. The SSAG performs applied, space-related research in support of our educational curricula and research interests. A major goal of the SSAG is to couple NPS space research efforts with the graduate education of military officers.
Applications will be accepted through January 31, 2021. The start date is negotiable. A letter of application including CV and the names and addresses of three or more references should be sent to:
Wenschel Lan, Sr. Lecturer Space Systems, Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, CA 93943 Email: email@example.com
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 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.
U.S. citizenship is required.
This position is eligible for regular/recurring telework.
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Telecommuting is allowed.
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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.