Job Overview


The National Defense University (NDU) educates military and civilian leaders through teaching, research, and outreach in national security strategy, national military strategy, and national resource strategy; joint and multinational operations; information strategies, operations, and resource management; acquisition; and regional defense and security studies.

The mission of the College of International Security Affairs (CISA) at NDU is to educate and prepare civilian and military national security professionals and future leaders from the United States and partner nations for the strategic challenges of the contemporary security environment. CISA is the Department of Defense flagship for education and the building of partnership capacity in combating terrorism and irregular warfare at the strategic level. CISA prepares students for high-level policy and command and staff responsibilities through a graduate, interagency, and joint professional military education program.

This is a Title 10 Excepted Service Appointment.  Appointment not to exceed 3 years with the possibility for extension.


1) Excellence in (or potential for) research and publication in a relevant field
2) Ability to teach, advise theses, and develop graduate curricula
3) Ability to collaborate and coordinate with colleagues and participate in or initiate outreach activities.
4) Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with faculty and high level government and academic officials.