Associate Professor/Professor

U.S. Bureau of Naval Personnel
  • Location
    Newport, Rhode Island
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Dec 30

Position description

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  • ***For Responsibilities see Qualifications under Position Requirements***

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential



Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Candidates must be U.S. citizens and capable of obtaining a Department of Defense security clearance at the Secret level.


The Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Chair will lead efforts to implement DoD's WPS Strategic Framework and Implementation Plan (SFIP) at the U.S. Naval War College and contribute to Navy work to enhance the College's commitment to WPS issues. The Chair's overall purpose is to advance scholarly excellence in the Women, Peace, and Security field through contributions to teaching, research, and public service.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Women, Peace, and Security Chair, working under the supervision of the Provost, assists War College faculty in integrating WPS issues and topics into all aspects of the core professional military education curriculum; coordinates with the WPS Communities of Interest both internal and external to the College; develops and teaches electives in the field of WPS and directs scholarly attention to the WPS agenda as the subject relates to national and international security; assists in the collection, analysis, and reporting requirements of WPS data as required. Additionally, the Chair maintains liaison with the wider WPS community, other military organizations, and services that may be required in order to remain current with regard to WPS-related knowledge in their specialty; hosts/co-hosts WPS-related conferences; provides strategic guidance to the WPS Steering Committee and WPS General Committee, and supports inclusion, equity and diversity efforts and provides oversight of WPS-related budgets, curriculum, and WPS-related DoD research projects. The successful candidate will be assigned to a core teaching department where they will be expected to contribute by teaching, research, and curriculum development. Core departmental responsibilities may not exceed 50% of the faculty member's duties. 

Qualifications. Candidates for the WPS Chair must possess expertise, current experience and substantial credentials as an educator and a scholar in one or more of the following areas: gender/women and national or international security; gender/women and international relations; and gender/women and foreign policy. The candidate will possess scholarly and research credentials appropriate for the rank of Associate or Full Professor, including a relevant earned Ph.D. or professional doctorate degree, a record of superior teaching performance, the ability to 
develop and maintain curriculum, and an established national research and publications record in the areas noted. 
Demonstrated experience as an academic team leader and familiarity with the United States military, specifically Department of the Navy, is preferred, but not required. 

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

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