U.S. Naval War College — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in the John B. Hattendorf Center for Maritime Historical Research or Hattendorf Historical Center

The U.S. Naval War College, Newport, RI, invites applications for faculty appointments in the John B. Hattendorf Center for Maritime Historical Research or Hattendorf Historical Center (HHC).

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 www.usnwc.edu.

Hattendorf Historical Center: The Hattendorf Historical Center conducts research, writing, and publishing on maritime strategic and operational history to provide historical information and concepts useful for decision-making within the Navy, the development of advanced naval thought, and the understanding of sea service history and heritage.

Responsibilities: The incumbent will use his or her experience, background, training, and education to provide research, writing, and publish books and articles in both general and contemporary world and US maritime history that meets the broad needs of the Naval Service and the Naval War College. In addition, the incumbent will conduct original documentary research, support NWC corps higher education mission through the development of electives, educational programs, and public outreach. The Center seeks candidates with academic achievements and particular expertise to represent the College at professional historical conferences and advanced seminars to foster historical research, provide lectures and teach in the colleges electives program as required.

Qualifications: Essential qualifications include a Ph.D in history, war studies, or other earned doctorate in a field of maritime, naval, or military focus. The center seeks candidates with a proven record of maritime and military historical research, writing, teaching, and scholarly publication.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens capable of obtaining and maintaining a Department of Defense security clearance at the SECRET level.

Salary Considerations: Salary is competitive and is accompanied by a generous federal civil service package that includes health insurance, pension and retirement savings plans (with employer matching contributions), paid vacation and sick leave, and other benefits. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and credentials in accordance with the Department of the Navy Faculty Schedule.

Application Process: Applications will be accepted through February 9, 2018. Applications must be submitted via e-mail to: nwc-18-07@usnwc.edu and applications must reference: VA#NWC-18-07. Applications must include: 1) cover letter of introduction and 2) Curriculum Vitae/Resume that includes the contact information for three references. Any current or prior military service should be described including assignments, positions held, highest rank attained, and dates of service. Questions should be directed to Dr. David Kohnen at david.kohnen@usnwc.edu or phone at 401.841.3719.

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.

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