Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience based on federal government Administrative Determined (AD) pay scale including locality adjustments.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 705-3490300-1
Vacancy Announcement: Senior Lecturer in Energy Academic Group (EAG)
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) invites applications for the role of Senior Lecturer (AD-5) within the Energy Academic Group (EAG). This non-tenure track, intermittent faculty position is uniquely designed to bridge the realms of academic teaching and practical research in operational energy security and logistics.
The mission of the Energy Academic Group is to assemble and maintain an interdisciplinary group of NPS faculty and staff that provide coordination and awareness of the group’s energy activities at NPS. These “three pillars” include Education, Research, and Outreach.
Key Teaching Responsibilities:
Business Curriculum Integration
Teach in the new EAG operational energy certificate curricula including Contested Logistics and Unmanned Systems, as well as non-credit short-course offerings as needed. Teach the MN3441 Technology and Managerial Data Analysis course affiliated with the business school twice per year, shaping a rigorous academic experience for students.
Regularly update and tailor course content to meet the contemporary needs of Navy and DOD leadership in the areas of data analysis and managerial decision-making.
Directly engage with and mentor students, enhancing their analytical and critical thinking skills, and supervising their research efforts.
Primary Research Responsibilities:
Operational Energy Fidelity
Take the lead in sponsored research projects that address the complexities of operational energy logistics within military wargames and exercises.
TTX and Wargame Development
Collaborate with exercise planners and game organizers to incorporate realistic logistical scenarios that accurately simulate fuel requirements and operational constraints.
Innovation in Energy Logistics
Develop and apply advanced analytical tools and methodologies to improve the fidelity of energy logistics in military planning, ensuring the "right mixtures of fuel, in the right quantities, at the right place, and at the right time."
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter highlighting their teaching philosophy and research interests, CV, and one letter of recommendation to:
Energy Academic Group
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, CA 93943
Electronic submission of application materials preferred. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, priority consideration will be given to applications received by 23 February 2024.
Relocation and recruitment incentives will not be offered. Presence on campus is not required; telework may be authorized.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu
Veterans Preference: Veteran’s Preference does not apply to Title 10, Excepted Service Administratively Determined Faculty positions. However, if you believe your military experience is applicable to the qualifications of the position, you must identify your relevant military experience on your resume to receive consideration for that service.
Graduate degree in a discipline relevant to energy logistics, business intelligence, or a closely related field.
Strong foundation in data analysis, AI tool development, and logistics analytics.
Ability to lead project efforts, instruct students, and work with student researchers.
Clearance for TS/SCI security level.
Post-Master's scholarship or experience in areas pertinent to NPS’s academic and research programs.
Operational experience in logistics, particularly related to operational energy.
Demonstrated ability in interdisciplinary education and research, with a focus on energy, innovation, and national security.
Proven track record in building partnerships across diverse disciplines and professions.
Experience in graduate-level teaching, both in-person and virtual, with a penchant for curricular development.
The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, NPS and the DON foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.