Washington D.C.
Jun 22, 2018
Jun 22, 2018
Full Time

Occasional travel - 20 to 30 percent

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Must be a U.S. Citizen

Background or Security Investigation:
This is a Non Sensitive position which requires a background investigation.

To qualify for this position, you must:
  • Have an earned master's degree in International Security Studies, Strategy/Strategic Thought, Irregular Warfare (Organized Crime, Terrorism, Insurgency, Stabilization and Reconstruction, Cyber and Information warfare and conflict, Foreign Internal Defense, Unconventional Warfare, Nation-Building and Special Operations), International Relations, Anthropology, Sociology, Political Psychology, Political Science, History and Economics or other appropriate discipline or field. Doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (or international equivalent) is preferred.
  • Have at least two years, or the instructional equivalent, of full-time teaching experience at a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Have professional expertise or experience in policy (Joint military or interagency service would be a plus, but is not required) and/or higher education.
  • Have a record of teaching excellence, documented course development, success in student mentoring and advisement, and on-going professional development in teaching.
  • Have record of excellence and leadership of scholarship among peers and external recognition of excellence. Research experience, demonstrated through scholarship, publications, and/or outreach activities; recognition within academic, research communities, or other related professional experience.
  • Have record of advancement of institutional partnerships, relationships that leverage cross component mission success, and networks of influence that contribute to national security.
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level within the Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) system.
  • At least two years of full-time teaching experience at the graduate level.
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.
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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. Teaching: Please provide examples of your experiences that address the following factors:
    1. Experience teaching students at undergraduate or graduate level
    2. Experience in curriculum development or related academic
  2. Educational Assessment Practice: Please provide examples of your experiences that address the following factor:
    1. Experiences in effectively managing and/or monitoring an institution's assessment plan and provide status reports to organization's leadership.
  3. Writing Skills: Please provide examples of your experiences that address the following factors:
    1. Experience mentoring graduate students in research papers, project, or writing graduate theses.
    2. Experience in academic, scholarly and/ or professional writing, particularly relevant to NDU's mission.
  4. Experience: Please provide examples of your experiences that address the following factors:
    1. Ability or experience in serving as a liaison between students, faculty, college leadership, or external organizations.
    2. Experience creating and managing academic enhancement activities, such as workshop, discussion groups, colloquia, or speaker series.
    3. Experience coordinating activities between academic, government, or industry organizations.
    4. Ability to work with faculty, staff, and students in a collaborative environment.

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