Tuesday, November 01, 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 two faculty appointments in the National Security Decision Making (NSDM) Department at the rank of associate or full professor. The department seeks candidates with significant scholarly attainment or experience as a practitioner in the following areas: international relations, regional studies (Asia or Middle East), sociological approaches to organizations or culture, strategic theory, decision-making, leadership, management, organizational theory and practice, civil-military relations, and/or ethics. Anticipated starting date is July 2006 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 www.nwc.navy.mil. Ph.D. in hand is required, though candidates with substantive experience as a practitioner in the national security arena will also be considered. Experience on a Joint staff, preferably at the Combatant Commander level, is also desirable. Case writing experience is highly desired. 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 a CV, writing sample, names of and contact information for three references, and letter of interest. Applications will be accepted until 15 December 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 e-mail: kevin.kelley@nwc.navy.mil

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