Defense Analysis Department Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
The Department of Defense Analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, is seeking to fill a tenure-track position, open as to rank, in operational modeling and analytical decision-making methods. The preferred candidate will have teaching experience at the undergraduate level, at a minimum, and a publication record in deterministic and stochastic modeling, and either data analytics or game theory, preferably with defense-relevant applications. The candidate must have an interest in interdisciplinary research and willingness to work with a cross-disciplinary faculty in the areas of irregular warfare, campaign design, network analysis, operational art, and strategic decision-making. Evidence of the ability to pursue a program of innovative research and a strong commitment to and interest in graduate education is required. Position responsibilities include teaching, research, and thesis oversight. NPS follows a quarter system, and the normal teaching workload for tenure-track faculty is four courses per year.
The Naval Postgraduate School is located on the central coast of California in Monterey, 115 miles south of the heart of San Francisco. NPS provides graduate education to an average at any given time of 1,500 resident military officers of the uniformed services, Department of Defense civilians, and members of the international defense community, as well as other select professionals employed by the federal government.
The Department of Defense Analysis offers an MS in Defense Analysis and an MS in Information Strategy and Political Warfare. Home to an average of 150 in-residence graduate students, a cross-disciplinary teaching and research faculty of 40 personnel, and three research centers, the Department of Defense Analysis provides the critical thinking skills necessary for future national security leaders to deal with the complex operating environments of the 21st Century. Additional information about our programs and faculty can be found at https://my.nps.edu/web/da.
A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Management Science, Mathematical Modeling, Statistics, Data Science, Economics, or other related field.
U.S. citizenship. Must be eligible for a security clearance.
Strong publication and teaching record in the above fields.
Additional preferred qualifications (document any relevant experience in these areas as well as your success in the classroom):
Three or more years of experience teaching analytics and/or modeling to graduate students or upper-level undergraduates.
Teaching and research expertise in applied game theory.
Teaching and research expertise in network analysis.
Operational experience in either the US military, intelligence or interagency communities.
A successful candidate will demonstrate excellent judgment, effective leadership, strong team-building skills, and pedagogical expertise.
Experience in one or more of the following disciplines would be a plus: quantitative methods, statistics, data science, AI, and machine learning.
The position is now open. Candidates should submit the following materials to Dr. Sean Everton at firstname.lastname@example.org, email subject heading: “Analytics and Modeling.” Applications will be accepted through December 1, 2018, or until the position is filled, and should include:
Three letters of recommendation (that specifically address teaching)
Sample of a published article
Teaching portfolio (should include a sample lesson, assignments, or handouts and highly recommended to include a link to a videoed teaching sample)
Dr. Sean Everton, Chair, Mathematical Modeling and Decision Theory Search Committee, Department of Defense Analysis, 589 Dyer Road, Room 203, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, 93943.
Do not send paper applications.
Salary is highly competitive and is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Relocation expenses, including recruitment/relocation incentive, may be authorized in accordance with applicable regulations.
NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN,you are strongly encouraged to: Identify your Veterans’ Preference on your resume or elsewhere 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 which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.