The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is accepting applications for multiple non-tenure track positions of Faculty Associate - Research in the Department of Information Sciences (IS). While the search is broad, we are especially interested in candidates with an interest and or experience in emerging areas of robotics, autonomous systems, data collection, analysis and mining, machine learning, collaborative learning, and the computational simulation of information and organization environments.
The primary duties associated with this position will be to assist the Principal Investigator (PI) and senior researchers in the management and promotion of the multi-institutional semi-structured learning environments related to the Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX) and Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER). Primary duties will focus on the selection, development and maintenance of data collection, management and dissemination systems. Duties may also include assisting student thesis work; provision of analytic advice and reports to partners, both on campus and off-campus; participation in grant and contract proposal writing, as required; assisting with daily operations; participation in national conferences; participation in exchange of ideas with other established research and engineering centers; and regularly reporting on JIFX/CRUSER activities. Selectees with graduate degrees may be expected to assist the Principal Investigator with the teaching of the related courses and of running laboratory sections related to field experimentation. Applicants with field experience in military or humanitarian assistance experiments/operations are preferred.
The mission of the Department of Information Sciences (IS) at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, is to provide in-residence graduate education, as well as a continuum of career-long learning opportunities, in support of defense requirements in the areas of information sciences, systems, and operations. The Department maintains an internationally respected research program in selected areas of information sciences, systems, and operations, and has the capability of developing research programs in additional areas of information sciences that are required to support graduate education.. Our students are primarily military officers seeking Master’s degrees in defense-oriented IS topics. We also have a small Ph.D. program. Our students are capable, mature, and hard working. Our research addresses important and challenging problems in national security and we foster close collaborations with US Navy and Department of Defense sponsors, as well as other universities. Additional information about our department can be found at http://www.nps.edu/is.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 1 April 2019. In your application package include your curriculum vitae, names of three references, and a sample of your published work, if any. Tell us in your cover letter why you are interested in this position and comment on your initial research goals, teaching interests, and capabilities.
Have a B.S. or B.A. in Information Sciences, Computer Sciences, Environmental Systems, Urban Planning/Design or a related discipline for AD-01 positions.
Have a Master’s degree in Information Sciences, Computer Sciences or a related discipline for AD-03 positions.
Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office software suite.
Eligible to hold a DoD security clearance.
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...)
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Please forward your application package to Associate Professor Raymond Buettner, Information Sciences Department, Naval Postgraduate School, 1411 Cunningham Rd GW-3000, Monterey, CA 93943. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants with foreign education will be required to select from a list of private organizations that are members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES), which provide foreign education evaluations acceptable to NPS.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu
Telecommuting is allowed.
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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.