U.S. Naval War College — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of College of Maritime Operational Warfare



The Naval War College is a Professional Military Education (PME) institution serving the nation, the Department of Defense, and the U.S. Navy. U.S. and selected international graduates earn Master of Arts degrees in National Security & Strategic Studies or Defense & Strategic Studies accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education. The College educates and develops future leaders through the development of strategic perspective, critical thinking, and cultural awareness, as well as enhancing the capability to advise senior leaders and policy makers. The College also helps to define the future Navy and its roles and missions; supports combat readiness; strengthens global maritime partnerships; and promotes ethics and leadership throughout the force. More information on the college can be found at www.usnwc.edu. 

College of Maritime Operational Warfare: The position is located in the College of Maritime Operational Warfare (CMOW). CMOW provides maritime operational level education and assistance, in-residence and on-site, in order to improve the ability of Fleet Commanders and their staffs to plan, prepare and employ naval, joint and combined forces across the range of military operations. 

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is for faculty who instruct in CMOW operational level of warfare academics which includes the Maritime Staff Operators Course, International Maritime Staff Operators Course, Combined/Joint Force Maritime Component Commanders Course, the Executive Level Operational Level of War Course, and the Maritime Operational Planners Course. Faculty also provide direct support to the Fleet by assisting fleet headquarter staffs in crisis and during routine exercises and operations, and by supporting Fleet requested academics, workshops and symposia to international partners. The incumbent will work with teams of faculty, senior military officers and government civilians in these courses and other activities. This position requires travel to fleet locations in and outside of the continental United States. Additionally, there will be a requirement to reside, at times, on board U.S. Navy ships that are either in port or underway at sea. 

Qualifications: Essential qualifications include an advanced degree in national security affairs or a related field; significant experience and demonstrated expertise in joint operational level warfare with a specific emphasis on US Navy roles and missions; and Joint Professional Military Education (Phase I) from any source. 

Desirable qualifications include experience teaching, both in the classroom and in practical exercises, and recent experience in planning maritime operations. Given the variety of topics addressed in CMOW courses, some background in the areas of information operations, operational law, logistics, undersea warfare, intelligence, maritime operations, cyber and/or ballistic missile defense operations is also desired. 

Candidates must be U.S. citizens and be capable of obtaining a Department of Defense TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance. The selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment drug-screening test and to random drug testing thereafter. 

Salary Considerations: Salary is competitive and is accompanied by a generous Federal Civil Service package that includes health insurance, pension and retirement saving 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 Department of the Navy Faculty Schedule. 

Application Procedures: Applicants must reference VA#NWC-19-02 and forward their application package to: hro-cmow-19-02@usnwc.edu. The application package must include: (1) cover letter and (2) curriculum vitae or resume. Applications will be accepted until August 30, 2019. 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 the 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 can be emailed to: timothy.stlaurent@usnwc.edu. The Naval War College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.