ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/PROFESSOR

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Naval Base, Virginia
Posted
Jan 12, 2022
Closes
Jan 20, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The incumbent of this position serves as a member of the Joint and Combined Warfighting School faculty supporting the mission and academic programs of NDU through teaching, research, engagement, and service. The primary functions are described below:
  • Prepares and conducts graduate-level seminar instruction in the interdisciplinary academic program, focused on national security topics.
  • Applies teaching methods that stimulate student engagement through faculty-facilitated seminar discussion and experiential learning.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the University's academic programs, research and creation of scholarly knowledge.
  • Provide students with counseling, mentoring, and assessment of their academic performance.
  • Participates in engagement and outreach activities in furtherance of the NDU mission.
  • Advises and consults with senior DOD officials involved in the Defense policy-making domain.
  • Provides service to the College and University community through rotating roles, to include serving and/or leading College or University-wide committees.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Pursuant to the Executive Order on Requiring COVID 19 Vaccination for Federal Employees, new DoD civilian employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 prior to entry on duty, subject to such exceptions as required by law.
  • More details regarding vaccine requirements can be found at https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/. Selected candidates will receive further information during the job offer process.
  • Travel is required. Must be able and willing to travel both domestically and internationally. Travel is generally less than 15% of the time.
  • 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.
  • Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or be exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.ssa.gov/)


Qualifications

Required Qualifications
  • An earned master's degree or other international equivalent terminal degree (doctorate prefe1Ted) from a regionally accredited university in a discipline directly related to national security.
  • Education or teaching experience in an academic environment, knowledge of best practices, and commitment to lifelong learning, with at least two years, or the instructional equivalent, of full-time teaching experience at a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A substantial record of excellence in teaching, research, and outreach in a discipline related to national security strategy.
  • Professional knowledge and experience in teaching, research, and development of instructional materials, with emphasis on graduate-level teaching methodology and adult learning
  • Sustained record of excellence and leadership of scholarship among peers and external recognition of excellence related to national security.
  • Knowledge of national security affairs, international relations, political economy, public policy, national security strategy formulation, national security decision making processes, and defense decision making processes.
  • Experience utilizing leadership and management skills in an academic setting or similar complex organization to include service in senior executive or management positions. Proven understanding of the professional lexicon and related communications skills.
  • understanding of the professional lexicon and related communications skills.
    Aptitude in collaboration across institutional boundaries and the ability to develop relationships and coordinate with leaders across government and industry.
  • Experience leading study groups in domestic and international interactions and maintaining professional relationships with campaign planners, officials in the U.S. Government, congressional staffs, non-governmental and academic organizations.
  • Desired Qualifications
  • Degree in education, international relations, public policy, political science, strategy, military history, or strategic leadership, or a related discipline.
  • Experience teaching Joint Professional Military Education
  • Experience counseling and mentoring students on their performance and academic work, to include graduate research and writing.
  • Expertise in the fields of military history and theory; strategy at both the strategic and operational levels of war; ethical and moral principles of strategic leadership and decision ­making; and/or joint planning and operational art.
  • Knowledge and experience of theater and joint task force operations, specifically planning and execution in the J33, J35, and JS enterprises.

  • Criteria for Determining Academic Rank

    Professor (AD-04): Requires an earned doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree in a field related to national security. 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.

    Associate Professor (AD-03): Requires an earned doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree in a field related to national security. 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

    Assistant Professor (AD-02): Requires an earned master's degree, doctoral degree, or equivalent terminal degree preferred, in a field related to national security. 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.

    Education

    Education Requirement: Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or, international equivalent, (doctorate preferred) in a discipline directly related to national security, or similar disciplines/focus areas relevant to the duties of this position (education, international relations, public policy, political science, military history, strategic leadership, or related discipline).

    Official transcripts will be required at time of selection to verify educational requirements are met.

    Additional information

    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 telework.

    This is a Title 10 Excepted Service Appointment. This position is governed by 10 USC 1595 and NDUI 1416.01, dated March 2017. Appointment is not to exceed 3 years with the possibility for extension.

    Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 18 months.

    Telework: Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.

    Reemployed Annuitants: Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay. For more information, go to: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf