PROFESSOR OF MILITARY HISTORY

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Quantico, Virginia
Posted
Oct 15, 2019
Closes
Oct 23, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer.
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Responsibilities

  • You will prepare and deliver graduate-level seminars and presentations within the core curriculum of School of Advanced Warfighting (SAW).
  • You will plan, develop, coordinate, and execute case studies and campaign analyses in strategic, operational, and political decision-making in the preparation for war, the conduct of war, and stability and post-war reconstruction environments.
  • You will prepare and present instruction for faculty and staff development on a wide variety of topics relating to the incumbent?s academic discipline in support of professional military education (PME).
  • You will develop, supervise, and evaluate graduate level course of instruction designed to meet learning outcomes established by the faculty and approved by SAW leadership.
  • You will participate in the Course Content Review Board for your lessons and prepare the report for submission to the SAW leadership, making recommendations for improvement in lesson content and method of delivery and assessment.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final Secret security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases.


Qualifications

Applicants should possess a doctorate of philosophy in the field of history with a preferred focus in military history, from an accredited college or university.

The ideal candidate will have:
-An expert knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of the case study method,seminar leading, public speaking, wargaming, and other techniques of instruction suitable for teaching mid-grade, professional military officers.
-A doctorate of philosophy in the field of national security affairs, international relations,military history, or a related field from an accredited college or university and publication in the field of expertise is desired.
-An expert knowledge in a specified field as it pertains to the study of wars, battles,campaigns, and current military institutions.
-Research experience that is progressive in nature, with proven experience in publication of results.
-Demonstrate evidence of empirically and methodologically sound, scholarly publications.
-Teaching experience at the graduate level, in seminar, lecture, and working-group format.
-A high degree of skill in written and oral communication in order to instruct in a professional military academic environment and to produce written instructional materials, articles, and book reviews for professional journals.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1700/general-education-and-training-series-1701/

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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 directly to paid employment.

All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

Education

Applicants should possess a doctorate of philosophy in the field of history with a preferred focus in military history, from an accredited college or university.

Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess Degree: that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position OR combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in A above.

Degree: that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position OR combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in A above.

Additional information

Vacancies from this announcement may be filled at the following grade levels: AD-07.

This solicitation of interest is to create a pool of candidates to fill an excepted service, AD-07 faculty position at the Marine Corps University (MCU, Training and Education Command, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The incumbent will serve as Professor of Military History, School of Advanced Warfighting.

The selectee for this position will serve as PROFESSOR OF MILITARY HISTORY in the Marine Corps University of TRAINING AND EDUCATION COMMAND.

The primary purpose of this position is to plan, develop, coordinate, implement, teach, and evaluate the accredited, graduate-level lessons of instruction for SAW. The incumbent will also serve as a faculty advisor to an assigned seminar group of 13-16 students (military officers with 10-15 years of experience from all aimed services of the United States, and comparable experienced international military students and interagency professions, providing subject-matter expertise, graduate-level instruction, mentoring, coaching, guidance, evaluation, feedback, and leadership for the students, fellow faculty members, and staff of the College.

This appointment is not to exceed 3 years but may be extended at management's discretion.

Candidates should possess a doctorate of philosophy in the field of history with a preferred focus in military history, from an accredited college or university.

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf .

This opening will be filled under Title 10 Excepted Service, Professor of Military History AD-07 salary range: $130,048 - $135,209, which includes the current Local Market Supplement of 29.32%. Pay and title will be set commensurate with the successful candidate's qualifications and MCU pay setting.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

As vacancies occur, the Human Resources Office will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this flyer. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume, along with your supporting documentation.

If selected, you may be required to provide additional supporting documentation.

If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

All qualification requirements must be met before being considered for any vacancies.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete resume is required. Your resume must show relevant experience, job title, duties and accomplishments. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. The following information should be provided in your resume, but it is acceptable to provide elsewhere in your application package: employer's name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience.TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume.

Are you claiming membership in any professional organizations, or possession of a license, certificate or credentials? Check the Conditions of Employment section above to see if any are required. If you claim membership, license, certification, or credentials, you must submit a copy of said document in your application package.

Are you using education as a substitute for some or all of the experience requirement? Is there a basic education requirement for this position? Check the Education section above to see what is allowed and what is required. Any claims you make in your resume or assessment questionnaire regarding education or degrees MUST be supported by official or unofficial transcripts or a list of courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned issued from your school. While unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, an official transcript will ultimately be required if you are selected for the position. You may submit a copy your degree(s) if specific coursework does not have to be verified. Claims for approved "grandfather" clauses must be fully supported with documentation.

Are you a veteran claiming 5-point veterans' preference or claiming sole survivorship preference? You must submit a copy of your latest DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (any copy that shows all dates of service, as well as character of service [Honorable, General, etc.] is acceptable) OR a VA letter that shows dates of service or service connected disability AND character of service. If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty service, submit a copy for each period of service. If you were issued a DD-215 to amend aforementioned information on the DD-214 you must submit that too. If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor's website: Veterans' Preference Advisor

Are you a disabled veteran or claiming 10-point veterans' preference?
If you are eligible to claim 10 point veterans preference you must submit a DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty as described above for 5-point preference.

You must also provide the applicable supporting documentation of your disability (e.g. disability letter from the VA) as described on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf .

Are you an active duty service member? Active Duty Service Members 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.).

Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You must provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.