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Decision Analysis, Operations Research, Financial Management or related field

Assistant or Associate Professor, AD-1701-03/05/07

The Defense Resources Management Institute (DRMI) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Decision Analysis, Operations Research, Financial Management or related field at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. DRMI offers graduate-level, team-taught, interdisciplinary executive management programs in defense resources management and analytical decision making for military officers of all services, senior civilian officials of the United States, and participants from over 160 countries.

DRMI faculty are active teachers and scholars. The successful candidate will demonstrate valuable teaching experience and excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as a Ph.D. in decision analysis, operations research, financial management or related discipline by the date of the appointment. Evidence of scholarly research and publications is expected and a candidate should demonstrate a willingness to eventually pursue research relevant to the Department of Defense. Work experience related to the DoD or other government agencies is strongly preferred. Fluency in a foreign language, particularly Arabic, French, Russian or Spanish, is valuable but not required.

DRMI faculty must be able to teach in an integrated, team-teaching environment in resources management short courses and must be willing to travel both internationally (generally no more than five weeks per year) and domestically. DRMI does not follow the NPS academic calendar and the candidate is expected to be available to teach year-round and be based in Monterey. The target starting date for the candidate ideally is late August/September. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum qualifications:

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline, including but not limited to financial management , operations research, decision analysis, or a related field
  • Evidence of teaching ability to an executive or professional level audience
  • Must currently hold or be eligible for a Secret clearance
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

DRMI is part of the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy. For more information about DRMI and NPS visit

Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of scholarship (such as a copy of one to two recent publications or dissertation papers or chapters), evidence of teaching and/or relevant instructional experience, and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be sent by August 1, 2015 to:

Director, DRMI

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