Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience based on federal government Administrative Determined (AD) pay scale including locality adjustments. Relocation and recruitment incentives will not be offered. Presence on campus is not required; telework may be authorized. The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu.
The Naval Postgraduate School invites applications for an intermittent faculty position as a Faculty Associate-Research (AD-3) in the Energy Academic Group (EAG). The mission of the Energy Academic Group is to assemble and maintain an interdisciplinary group of NPS faculty and staff that provide coordination and awareness of the group’s energy activities at NPS. These “three pillars” include Education, Research, and Outreach.
This position will be non-tenure track. The new hire will have extensive knowledge, experience, and contacts related to the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) area of responsibility and will work with a variety of disciplines across NPS to conduct research and support the development and execution of outreach activities on interrelated emerging security challenges such as energy security, hybrid threats, disinformation, climate change, and maritime security. Faculty member will be experienced in and play an integral role in the development and execution of programs that include civil-military relations, the interagency, public-private partnerships, and multilateral cooperation in order to conduct information sharing on common challenges and identify best practices. Through the execution of such programs, the new hire will conduct analyses and develop recommendations that further the interests of the U.S. Naval Services and the Department of Defense.
Application materials including cover letter that states research interests, CV, and one letter of recommendation should be sent to:
Electronic submission of application materials preferred. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, priority consideration will be given to applications received by 31 December 2022.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu
An earned graduate degree in a discipline that supports the research line and related thesis needs;
Extensive background and knowledge in the assigned subject matter area and a record of writing papers and conducting research on emerging security challenges;
Demonstrated ability to lead project efforts and to work with student researchers.
Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance
Location will be within EUCOM AOR – must have appropriate approvals to work/reside internationally within region
Post Master’s work, preferably in an area that is part of NPS’s educational and/or research programs related to energy security and hybrid threats with combatant commands, academic institutions, or non-profit organizations that seek to further U.S. and ally security interests.
Candidates should have relevant experience in developing and delivering programs and curricular material and executing research in the areas of:
Energy Security, cyber security, disinformation, hybrid threats, maritime security and national security;
Candidates must show extensive experience coordinating with senior officials of U.S. Department of Defense and other U.S. agencies, as well as international organizations and ally/partner nations to facilitate relationships and collaboration with diverse disciplines and professions.
Graduate-level teaching or professional training experience in classroom and/or virtually.
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.