The Department of Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School is in an exciting period of growth and seeks applications for a tenure-track position in the area of decision and data analytics. A successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop a research program in the areas of defense and homeland security operations research, which also includes healthcare, logistics, infrastructure, data science, energy, environmental, and cyber applications. Although preference is given to candidates at the Assistant- and Associate- Professor levels, exceptionally well-qualified candidates at the Professor level will be considered too.
The Department of Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California is one of the oldest and largest OR departments in the world. Our students are primarily military officers from the U.S. and its allies pursuing Master’s degrees in defense-oriented OR topics. We also have a small Ph.D. program. Our students are capable, mature, and hard working. The department has over 40 faculty members, with 21 tenure-track professors, who do research in stochastic modeling, statistics, optimization, and simulation. Our research addresses important and challenging problems in national security and we foster close collaborations with U.S. Navy and Department of Defense sponsors, as well as other universities. Additional information about our department can be found at https://my.nps.edu/web/or
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit their applications by October 31, 2017. The application package should include cover letter, statements of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, names of three references, and a sample of published work.
Have or expecting a Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline.
U.S. citizen or committed to obtaining citizenship when eligible.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Relocation package, including recruitment and/or relocation incentive may be authorized.
Please email your application package to Professor Johannes Royset, Search Committee Chair, Operations Research Department, Naval Postgraduate School, email@example.com.
NOTE: If you are a veteran, you are strongly encouraged to: Identify your Veterans’ Preference in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service, etc.)
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 wh...ich both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.