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    Summary

    About the Position:
    The U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY is an academic institution located in the Hudson River Valley, 50 miles from New York City. The historic site is the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. West Point is a self contained city with housing, a Department of Public Works, libraries, hospital, fire department, chapels, and restaurants. Employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theater, Hudson Valley's performing arts center, and recreational facilities

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    Responsibilities

    • You will focus on developing and conducting applied research for Department of Defense organizations.
    • You will teach and oversee courses in an accredited Systems Engineering department.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

    Qualifications

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens and Non-Citizens with Allegiance to the United States.

    This is full-time term appointment in the excepted service not to exceed 13 months. Term appointments may be extended beyond the initial term. As a term employee you will be eligible for medical insurance, life insurance, retirement, dental and vision. You will be eligible to earn annual leave and sick leave.

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants must (a) hold a bachelor's degree or higher that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, OR (b) possess a combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described above.

    SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR/KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Applicants will be evaluated on the following: 1) Academic Accomplishment (PhD or currently enrolled in PhD program preferred) in Systems Engineering, Engineering Management, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Data Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related field; 2) Ability to advise and mentor junior faculty on teaching, assessment, and scholarly research; 3) Ability to attract and conduct funded research in areas relevant to the Department of Systems Engineering, and report results in professional meetings, journal publications, department seminars and relevant courses; and, 4) Demonstrated ability to plan, develop, evaluate, teach, and course-direct courses in Systems Engineering, Engineering Management, or Systems and Decision Sciences; 5) Ability to counsel and support the personal growth and development of cadets outside the classroom.

    Education

    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.

    Additional information

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct deposit of pay is required.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 31 - Education Services position.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
    • At selection, rank will be commensurate with professional experience. The selectee will be eligible to apply for Academic rank promotion and appropriate pay increases.
    • This position is eligible for situational telework only.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your application package (resume/curriculum vitae and supporting documents) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required

    No

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process

    Suitability/Fitness

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    Required Documents

    All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):

    1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae

    • Your resume or curriculum vitae may be submitted in any format and must support the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities described in this announcement.
    • If your resume or curriculum vitae includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
    2. Academic Transcripts
    • This position has an individual occupational requirement. You MUST submit a copy of your academic transcripts with your application package. See: Transcripts and License.
    3. Personal Statement

    4. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s), which may not be required for all applicants:

    1. You MUST submit documents verifying your veteran's preference or military spouse preference if you are claiming these preferences. These documents may include, but are not limited to:
    • for MSP claims, Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders and marriage certificate;
    • for verification of Veteran status, DD-214 (which indicates character of service), SF-15, VA Letter as applicable and/or Activation/Deactivation orders.
    2. If you are currently serving on active duty: A statement of service from your unit identifying the branch of service, period(s) of service, campaign badges or expeditionary medals earned, type of discharge, character of service, and the date you will be separated or be on approved terminal leave. If you supply a statement of service at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified by a DD 214 (Member 4 Copy) upon separation from the military. For more information about Veteran's Preference, please click this link: http://www.opm.gov/employ/veterans/html/vetguide.asp.

    If you fail to provide these required documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package by 11:59 PM (EST) on 03/26/2021.

    Application packages MUST include:

    1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae;
    2. Academic Transcripts;
    3. Personal Statement;
    4. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation;
    5. DD-214, if claiming veteran's preference;
    6. Statement of service from your unit, if currently serving on active duty; and,
    7. Copy of Sponsor's Permanent Change of Station orders and marriage certificate, if claiming military spouse preference.

    In order to receive full consideration, applications should be postmarked or received by the closing date of the announcement.

    Submit your full application package to the following address (electronic submissions preferred):

    United States Military Academy
    Office of the Dean
    Department of Systems Engineering
    Attention: Laura Dunlow
    West Point, New York 10996
    Email: Laura.Dunlow@westpoint.edu

    Agency contact information

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    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

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    Next steps

    Requests for further information may be submitted to:

    United States Military Academy
    Office of the Dean
    Department of Systems Engineering
    Attention: Laura Dunlow
    West Point, New York 10996
    Phone: (845) 938-2701
    Email: Laura.Dunlow@westpoint.edu

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A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589988400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.