RESEARCH POSITIONS Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA Introduction The Naval Postgraduate School is an academic institution whose emphasis is on study and research programs relevant to the Navy's interests, as well as to the interests of other arms of the Department of Defense. The programs are designed to accommodate the unique requirements of the military. The student body consists of officers from the five U.S. uniformed services, officers from over 50 other countries and a small number of civilian employees. Selection of officers for fully funded graduate education is based upon outstanding professional performance as an officer, promotion potential and a strong academic background. The faculty, the majority of whom are civilians, are drawn from a broad diversity of educational institutions and represent a prestigious collection of scholars. Faculty/student interaction is high. The Naval Postgraduate School offers classes leading to advanced degrees in a variety of disciplines. The Naval Postgraduate School is comprised of four graduate schools (Science and Engineering, Business and Public Policy, International Graduate Studies, and Informational/Operational Sciences) and four interdisciplinary research and education institutes. Additional information on NPS can be found at www.nps.edu. The Naval Postgraduate School’s research program spans the basic and applied. Research is conducted in every graduate school and institute at NPS. Field experimentation programs are also conducted which takes research into simulated scenarios. The Naval Postgraduate School is seeking applicants to support the NPS Research Program. This is an open announcement as NPS supports over 500 research projects. Research positions are normally term appointments and may be offered as Research Professor, Research Associate Professor, Research Assistant Professor, Research Associate, or Research Assistant. These types of positions are non-tenure track position. Research Assistant Professor, Research Associate Professor, Research Professor. These positions are nontenure-track appointments reserved for research faculty with a PhD or equivalent degree, or equivalent experience. Other than the fact that these are nontenure-track appointments, the ranks are equivalent to the tenure-track professorial ranks. The maximum length of service for a Research Assistant Professor is seven years (with a one-year notification of non-reappointment at the end of the sixth year); the other two ranks do not have length-of-service limitations. All Research Faculty positions are explicitly dependent on the availability of research funds. Research Associate. A Research Associate works under the direction of a faculty member to support the reimbursable research activities at NPS. A Research Associate typically has a Masters degree or a PhD in a field applicable to the research. Research Associates are appointed by the Provost to terms not exceeding three years (pending availability of reimbursable funding) upon the recommendations of the Principal Investigator(s), the Chair/Dean/Director. Renewals are possible, pending satisfactory completion of duties and availability of reimbursable funding. Research Assistant. A Research Assistant is a nontenure-track faculty member with a Bachelors degree who assists in the performance of research duties under the direction of the Principal Investigator. Application Procedure: Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter describing their qualifications for the particular research position they are seeking, 2) a comprehensive curriculum vitae or resume, and 3) contact and e-mail address information for a minimum of three references. The application material must clearly state the applicant’s citizenship. Applications should be submitted electronically to: Danielle Kuska AVP for Research Administration and Director, Research and Sponsored Programs Office Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, CA 93943-5000 Applications should be emailed to [email protected] Review of applications will occur as they are received. This is an open announcement. Applications will be accepted at any time. Certain research programs may be open to US Citizens only and/or require a security clearance. The Naval Postgraduate School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.