ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE AND PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE/PROFESSOR OF NSRS

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 11, 2018
Closes
Jun 11, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Up to 25%


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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Must be a U.S. Citizen

Background or Security Investigation:
This is a Non Critical Sensitive position which requires a background investigation. The individual selected for this position is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security determination to occupy a Non Critical Sensitive position within the agency as a condition of employment.

To qualify for this position, you must:
Have a doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree is preferred. A master's degree from an accredited University in national security studies, international relations, public policy, public administration, or political science. or a related discipline.

Have substantial professional experience in the national security/defense strategy, resourcing process and inter-agency process at the strategic level will be considered competitive with academic qualifications

Have a substantial record of excellence in teaching, research and outreach in a discipline related to national security/defense strategy and resourcing at an accredited higher education institution(s).

Have a demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary methods and ability to teach a wide range of curriculum relevant to national security and industrial base capabilities to include the integration of strategy and resourcing, and the analysis of defense resourcing alternatives.

Have a sustained record of excellence and leadership of scholarship among peers and external recognition of excellence or professional experience related to national security resourcing and defense industries.

Have a sustained record of advancement of institutional partnerships, relationships that leverage cross-component mission success, and networks of influence that contribute to national security resourcing and defense industries.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience as team leader of an interdisciplinary team, academic department chair, or program manager.
Willing to organize, lead and participate in graduate and/or senior executive education program study groups involving domestic and international field studies (site visits) with firms, non-profit institutions, and government agencies and establishing and maintaining professional relationships with policy makers in the executive and legislative branches of government, industry leaders, and policy experts in academic and non-profit organizations.

In addition to the National Security Policy and Strategy courses, academic and professional experience to teach in one or more of the following fields:
  • Industry Studies/Industry Analytics - Examination of industry and its relationship to U.S. National Security.
  • National Security Economics - Long-term economic strategies to resource national security.
  • National Security Studies - Study of national and international security issues and systems.
  • Strategic Acquisition, Resourcing and Logistics/Sustainment - strategic level understanding of the operation and performance of defense acquisition and logistics enterprises.
  • Strategic Leadership - Educator and development of senior leaders to use strategic thinking and innovative approaches to lead large organizations.
CRITERIA FOR DETERMINING ACADEMIC RANK:
Assistant Professor requires an earned master's degree, doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree preferred, in national security studies, international relations, public policy, public administration, or political science, or a related discipline involving the study of firms, markets, industry institutions, and government regulation of industry. Education or teaching experience in an academic environment, knowledge of best practices, and commitment to lifelong learning, and preferably has at least two years, or the instructional equivalent, of full-time teaching experience at a regionally accredited college or university, scholarship/research resulting in the creation and sharing of new knowledge through teaching or publishing; and aptitude in collaboration across institutional boundaries.

Associate Professor requires an earned doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree in national security studies, international relations, public policy, public administration, or political science or a related discipline Requires 5 years teaching experience, with at least 2 years graduate, record of excellence and leadership of scholarship among peers, and external recognition of excellence and record of advancement of institutional partnerships, relationships that leverage cross-component mission success, and networks of influence that contribute to national security

Associate Professor of Practice requires an earned master's degree in national security studies, international relations, public policy, public administration, political science or related discipline and a documented record of at least seven years of outstanding performance as a senior-level practitioner related to defense strategy and resource allocation, with an outstanding publishing record in the field of defense strategy and resource allocation or senior practitioner experience in the private sector with an outstanding record of professional achievements in relevant areas.

Professor of Practice requires an earned master's degree in national security studies, international relations, public policy, public administration, political science or related discipline and a documented record of at least 10 years of outstanding performance as a senior-level practitioner related to defense strategy and resource allocation, with an outstanding publishing record in the field of defense strategy and resource allocation or senior practitioner experience in the private sector with an outstanding publishing record in the field of defense resourcing and/or defense industry analysis.

Professor requires an earned doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree in national security studies, international relations, public policy, public administration, political science or related discipline. Documented experience in full-time graduate-level teaching at a regionally-accredited university or college for at least 8 years of which at least three years must be at the graduate level, sustained record of excellence and leadership of scholarship among peers and external recognition of excellence and a sustained record of advancement of institutional partnerships, relationships that leverage cross-component mission success, and networks of influence that contribute to national security.

Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

NDU has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security, and thrift savings; health, life, and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. NDU employees enjoy flexible work schedules, transit subsidy, and the opportunity to telecommute.

Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 18 months.
Reemployed Annuitants: Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay. For more information, go to: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

A screening panel will review your resume and narrative answers to the assessment questions to evaluate your qualifications for the position. NDU uses a multi-tier selection process for academic positions You must attach a separate document with answers to the questions listed below. The following questions will be reviewed by the NDU screening panel.

  1. Describe your ability to design, develop, and teach graduate-level seminar-based courses in National Security Policy and Strategy with an emphasis on defense resourcing. Include total years of full time teaching in higher education or years serving as a scholar/research fellow at public policy institutions organizing, leading and participating in professional seminars addressing defense resourcing, the structure, conduct and performance of defense industry and related government policy.
  2. Describe your research experience, scholarship, publications, and/or outreach activities; academic recognition, or professional experience in studying business strategy, defense resourcing, defense markets, industrial base analysis and policy.
  3. Describe your experience with organizing, leading and participating in study groups involving domestic and international field studies with firms, institutions, and government agencies to include required administrative, budgetary and logistical tasks. Describe your experience establishing and maintaining professional relationships with policy makers in the executive and legislative branches of government, industry leaders, and policy professionals in academic and non-profit organizations.
  4. Describe your leadership experience in educational and research institutions to include curriculum development, organizational innovation, and institutional collaboration. Include successful leadership interdisciplinary teams and managing programs within the organization. Describe your experience working with faculty and student teams in a culture that prizes collegiality and collaboration.
  5. Describe your academic and professional experiences and accomplishments that qualify you to teach a range of curriculum relevant to national security resourcing, industrial base capabilities, acquisition, the analysis of defense resourcing alternatives, and the strategic leadership of those organizations involved with the integration of strategy and resourcing.

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