The Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School seeks applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate professor interested in research and teaching in the fields of either international or comparative political economy. Specialists with regional expertise in Europe or the Middle East and/or with a relevance to national security affairs, defense policy, or maritime policy are especially encouraged to apply. Relevant expertise might include international economic negotiations, global/regional economic regimes, comparative economic policies, trade sanctions, and the political economy of violence. Candidates should demonstrate a strong potential for teaching excellence and scholarly research. The successful candidate must also be prepared to teach an introductory Masters-level course on the politics of global economic relations or comparative economic systems, as well as courses in his/her specific research specialty.
The Naval Postgraduate School is a fully accredited graduate school the students of which are drawn from the armed forces and civilian agencies of the United States and other countries. The Department of National Security Affairs is multi-disciplinary, with curricula based on Political Science, History, and Economics. Tenure-track professors typically teach a 2-2 load on a quarter system and are expected to maintain an active portfolio of academic research, publishing, and institutional service.
An earned doctoral degree from an accredited institution
Evidence of teaching aptitude
Evidence of potential to advise student theses and dissertations
Evidence of strong potential for scholarship leading to scholarly publications
U.S. citizenship is required
Background check and eligibility for a Secret-level clearance
Applications should include a CV, cover letter (including teaching and research interests), official graduate transcripts, and syllabi of relevant courses taught, preferably at the graduate level. Candidates should also submit up to three writing samples and three letters of recommendation. These confidential letters of recommendation should be submitted separately. ABDs are welcome to apply with the understanding that the award of a Ph.D. degree is a condition of employment. Applications will be accepted until October 15, 2018. Expected start date is in the fall of 2019.
Address applications and supporting materials electronically to the National Security Affairs Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions and any other inquiries may be directed to:
Prof. Anne Clunan Chair, Security Studies/Europe Search Committee Department of National Security Affairs Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, CA 93943 email@example.com
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Relocation package, including recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized. Applicants with foreign education will be required to select from a list of private organizations that are members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES), which provide foreign education evaluations acceptable to NPS.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu
NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, you are strongly encouraged to identify your Veterans’ Preference on your resume or elsewhere in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service, etc.). Veteran’s preference is treated as a positive merit factor for NPS faculty positions.
Internal Number: 910-3349927
About Naval Postgraduate School
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.