Professor of Communicative Arts

U.S. Army War College
  • Location
    Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Oct 22

Position description

The Professor of Communicative Arts will contribute to the mission of the Center for Collaborative Education and Communication at the USAWC. The selected applicant must possess exceptional written and oral communication competencies, a commitment to adult education, mature judgment, and preferably a professional and/or academic background in national security affairs.

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  • Enhance faculty/Subject Matter Expert (SME) facility in effectively communicating curricular materials relevant to national security.
  • Engage and enhance student ability to communicate mastery of curricular materials through written products and oral modalities, including mediated communication.
  • Teach/coach public speaking concerned with military and national security issues.
  • Edit selected faculty/student manuscripts/documents for distribution/publication.
  • Promote the advancement of Collaborative Education and Communication at the USAWC.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel (domestic and/or international) up to 5% of the time.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Must provide official college transcripts, upon request (Unofficial transcripts are suitable for application purposes.)
  • Must comply with random Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements.
  • Must be available for employment not later than 4 February 2019.


Who May Apply: 

U.S. Citizens

To qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your curriculum vitae or résumé must clearly describe your relevant experience. College transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is available at

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS/KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):  Applicants will be rated based on the criteria listed below by a panel of subject matter experts appointed with the purpose of identifying the best-qualified candidates.
1. Must hold an advanced, preferably a terminal, degree in an appropriate discipline (Communication Studies, Rhetoric, International Relations, Political Science or other relevant humanity/social science).
2. Must have professional and/or academic publication experience. 
3. Must have a background in oral communication (e.g., rhetorical criticism, public speaking instruction, executive level speech writing) and/or professional speaking experience. 
4. Must be adaptable and prepared to work collegially with an accomplished faculty and mature students functioning at the executive level.


Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience.

For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at ( and (

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

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