This is a full-time civilian faculty position at the U.S. Army War College (USAWC), Strategic Studies Institute as provided under Title 10 USC 4021. Initial appointment may be up to three years, the first year may be a trial period. The appointment may be renewed in one- to five-year increments thereafter. Academic rank and salary will be based on the selectee's academic credentials, experience and professional accomplishments.
25% or less - Travel (domestic and/or international) may be required up to 25% of the time.
Conditions of Employment
Who May Apply:
To qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your résumé must clearly describe your relevant experience; your transcripts are required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is available at http://www.armycivilianservice.com/JOA/Transcripts.pdf
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 have a master's (required) degree in national security studies, international relations, international political economy, political science, public policy, regional studies or related field. A PhD or equivalent evidence of extensive original scholarly research and writing is preferred.
2. Record of research and publication (or evidence of great potential) on key national security issues with the ability to influence policy at the strategic level (National Security Council, DoD, combatant commands, interagency).
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills, as demonstrated by the publication of books and articles, workshops and conference presentations, lectures, and podcasts, etc.
4. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to serve as a project team lead for collective research projects, and as a faculty advisor for student research projects.
5. Ability to contribute to the educational mission of the USAWC through teaching, including supervising student research projects, lecturing in the core curriculum, regional studies and/or electives.
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 http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
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