Naval War College — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, War Gaming Department

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Center for Naval Warfare Studies
War Gaming Department

The United States Naval War College in Newport, RI, anticipates full-time faculty openings in the War Gaming Department of the Center for Naval Warfare Studies and invites applications for the position of Professor with rank and salary commensurate with experience and credentials.

The Naval War College is a graduate-level Professional Military Education institution serving the nation, the Department of Defense and the U.S. Navy. The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and offers a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. Additional details regarding the War College can be obtained by visiting the Naval War College web site at

War Gaming Department: The War Gaming Department supports the academic curriculum with operational level student war games and supports the Navy and the wider Department of Defense community with research, analyses and war games that address key current operational issues and future concepts.

Responsibilities: The incumbent will use his or her experience, background, training, and education to provide analysis, war game design, development, direction, and subject matter support to a wide variety of games, analyses and research projects.

Qualifications: The Department seeks candidates with credible academic achievements and particular expertise in leading a team through academic or military analysis, planning, and gaming.

Essential qualifications include a master’s degree and experience in conducting operations research analysis, military analysis, or directly related war gaming experience.

Desirable qualifications include: direct military experience; experience with cyber mission analysis and planning, strategy, or operations; a Ph.D. or other earned doctorate; and a proven record in project management.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens capable of obtaining a Department of Defense security clearance at the TOP SECRET/SCI level. The selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment drug screening test and to random drug testing thereafter. Any current or prior military service should be described including assignments, positions held, highest rank attained, and dates of service.

Salary Considerations: Rank and salary commensurate with experience and credentials in accordance with the Department of the Navy Faculty Schedule.

Application Process: Applicants should reference VA#NWC-18-01 and forward their application package to: The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Applications will be accepted until January 5, 2018.

Active duty members may apply under this announcement but are subject to eligibility requirements of the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act (VOW). Active duty members must submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide branch, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). Please note: you will be ineligible for consideration if your statement of service is not submitted with your application or it shows an expected discharge or release date greater than 120 days after being submitted with your application.

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.

Questions should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jon Scott Logel at

The Naval War College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.