Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Operations Research
Department of Operations Research
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey CA
The Department of Operations Research (OR) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) seeks applications for three open-rank, tenure-track positions in applied operations research, one each in the following areas:
Statistics and Data Science, with particular interest in candidates with expertise in applied statistics, machine learning, data mining, or experimental design and analysis.
Computation and Data Science, with particular interest in candidates with expertise in computational methods, data science, machine learning, and systems modeling.
Defense Analytics, with particular interest in candidates with expertise in military modeling, logistics, infrastructure, energy, homeland defense and/or homeland security. Candidates with traditional expertise in applied optimization, stochastic modeling, and/or simulation also encouraged to apply.
A successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise students in our masters-level curricula, and develop a scholarly research program.
The Department of Operations Research at NPS 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 wide range of fields including data science, statistics, optimization, stochastic modeling, 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://www.nps.edu/web/or.
The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021. The application package should include a cover letter, statements of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, names of three references, evidence of or potential for teaching excellence, and a sample of published work. Interviews will begin in the fall term. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early and no later than December 15, 2021 in order to receive full consideration.
Have or be expecting a Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline.
U.S. citizen or committed to obtaining citizenship when eligible.
Evidence of teaching aptitude with potential to advise student theses and dissertations.
Evidence of strong potential for scholarship leading to scholarly publications.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Relocation incentives may be authorized.
Please submit via email your application package to Faculty Hiring Committee, Operations Research Department, Naval Postgraduate School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please visit http://www.nps.edu.
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.
Are you a veteran? Veteran’s preference is treated as a positive merit factor for NPS faculty positions. We strongly encourage you to indicate if you are a veteran in your application when applying to NPS positions and you must provide a copy of your signed DD-214 (member 4 copy), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other acceptable documentation.
Are you a current active duty service member? If yes, you are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, 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 if your statement of service is not submitted with your application or it shows an expected discharge or release date greater than 120 days from the date of application.
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.