Monday, August 15, 2005

Naval War College

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] DECISION MAKING/IMPLEMENTING STRATEGIC CHANGE The U.S. Naval War College, Newport, RI, invites applications for multiple faculty appointments in the National Security Decision Making (NSDM) Department, with both rank and field open. The department seeks candidates with scholarly attainment and particular expertise in international relations, regional studies, anthropology, strategic theory, decision-making, leadership, management, measurement, civil-military affairs, ethics, and organizational behavior. Anticipated starting date is 14 November 2005 though start date is negotiable. The Naval War College provides a one-year professional military education course to senior officers of all the armed services and civilians from a number of U.S. government agencies leading to an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies. Military officers from over fifty countries are also part of the student body. The National Security Decision Making course focuses on strategic decision-making and implementation, is taught in a seminar environment, and utilizes case studies extensively. It is a multidisciplinary course requiring faculty members to develop a breadth of knowledge well beyond their primary area off mastery. Additional details regarding the Naval War College and the NSDM Department curriculum can be obtained by visiting the Naval War College web site at Though Ph.D. in hand is preferred, candidates with comparable experience as a practitioner in the national security arena will also be considered. Recent military experience on a Joint staff, preferably at the Combatant Commander level, is also desirable. Regional expertise in Africa or Central/South Asia studies preferred. Case writing experience is desired. Senior candidates should also have a proven record of teaching and publication or relevant significant experience in military or policy affairs. Candidates must be U.S. citizens capable of obtaining a Department of Defense security clearance at the SECRET level. The Naval War College is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants should send only a CV and letter of interest. Applications will be accepted until 1 October 2005. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must provide a copy of their DD-214 (Record for Military Service) and if claiming 10 points, a SF-15 (application for 10-point Veteran Preference with appropriate Veterans Administration certification.) Application materials should be sent to: Kevin Kelley Professor/Executive Assistant National Security Decision Making Department Naval War College 686 Cushing Road Newport, RI 02841-1207

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