Job Title:Associate Professor / Professor
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Military Academy
Job Announcement Number:BRF130001
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/ Per Year|
|Tuesday, January 29, 2013 to
Friday, February 01, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
Term NTE 13 Months|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
West Point, NY United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|US Citizens and Non-Citizens with allegiance to the United States|
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.
About the Position:
Located in the scenic Hudson River valley, only 50 miles from New York City, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year academic institution, a nationally-renowned historic site, and the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. The undergraduates, known as cadets, are commissioned as officers in the US Army upon graduation. You can watch them on parade or competing as intercollegiate athletes in a wide range of sports events. As a military installation, West Point is a small, self-contained city with housing for the military stationed here in support of the Academy, a Department of Public Works to maintain the roads, grounds and facilities, two libraries (Academic and Community), a military hospital, fire department, chapels, restaurants. West Point's 3,000 civilian employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theatre, the Hudson Valley's premiere performing arts center, and to recreational facilities such as an 18-hole Golf Course and Ski Slope.
Who May Apply:
All U.S. citizens and non-citizens with allegiance to the United States.
- If there are no qualified US citizens, then non-citizens may be considered.
- Subject to background/suitability investigation.
- Moving expenses are not authorized.
DUTIES:Back to top
You will serve as an Associate/Full Professor in the Department of Systems Engineering (DSE) and the Associate Director of the Center for Nation Reconstruction and Capacity Development (C/NRCD) at the US Military Academy, teaching courses in systems engineering and engineering management and conducting senior capstone projects in nation reconstruction, facilities management, infrastructure and assessment, capacity development. Incumbent will participate in cadet development through academic counseling and mentorship, supervise study abroad activities, and guide student research through academic or other extracurricular activities. In addition the incumbent will serve as capstone project coordinator for the DSE which will involve managing and helping to fund cadet capstone experiences, and organizing and executing the annual capstone day activities. Incumbent will also have a significant research component to support the research and training mission of the C/NRCD. Faculty members at USMA are expected to contribute in five general domains: teaching, scholarship, community and institutional services, cadet development, and faculty development. Travel abroad in support of this position may include travel to Iraq, Afghanistan, and other areas of conflict.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
This is a full time term appointment in the excepted service not to exceed 13 months.
SALARY: Competitive salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must (a) hold a bachelors 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 FACTORS/KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Applicants will be evaluated on the following: 1) Academic Accomplishment (master's degree which includes graduate course work in engineering and planning is preferred); 2) Ability to plan, develop, evaluate and teach courses and programs at the college-level in subjects such as nation reconstruction, systems engineering, systems engineering management, infrastructure, assessment, planning, facilities management and related subject-matter; 3) Ability to conduct research in areas relevant to nation reconstruction and capacity development, facilities management, infrastructure or related areas; 4) Ability to counsel and support the personal growth and development of cadets outside of the classroom.
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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.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and DD214 (if claiming veteran's preference)) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.
BENEFITS:Back to top
The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
Comprehensive health and life insurance
Generous retirement programs
Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
Flexible work environment to include use of telework and alternate work schedules
Paid employment related training and education
Possible student loan repayment
Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.
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Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available at http://www.cpms.osd.mil/ASSETS/E8AB932EA1E44617BAC7222922E42A62/DoDl140025-V300.pdf.
In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.