U.S. 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 multiple 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. This is an open continuous announcement.

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.

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

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

Qualifications. The Department seeks candidates with credible academic achievements or practical experience in any of the following areas: military analysis and planning; leading teams in planning and executing analytic events; operations analysis and research; data science and analysis; and academic or hands-on experience with wargaming.

Essential qualifications include a master’s degree and experience in one or more of the following: the Navy Planning Process, Joint Operation Planning Process, conducting military analysis, operations research analysis, data science and/or analysis, or directly related wargaming experience.

Desired qualifications include: direct military experience; experience in cyber or space mission analysis and planning, strategy, or operations; completion of Joint Professional Military Education Phase I; a Ph.D. or other earned doctorate; and a proven record in project management and research leadership.

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 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. This is an open continuous announcement. Applicants must reference VA#NWC-20-05 and forward their application package to: nwc-20-05@usnwc.edu. The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and the names and contact information for three references. First cutoff date for applications is 1 May 2020 and every 60 days thereafter until all positions are filled or 1 September 2020, whichever is earlier.

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 Title 5 United States Code 3326.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Jon Scott Logel at jon.logel@usnwc.edu.

The Naval War College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.