Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Naval Postgraduate School,
The Department of Physics in the Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (GSEAS) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) invites applications for the position of non-tenure track Faculty Associate for Research in the fields of Physics and Space Systems. This position will be based full-time in the National Capital Region, and will fulfill the role of the Chair for Advanced Space Control in support of NPS and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). We are seeking candidates with core strengths in areas such as remote sensing, and ground and space sensor system architecture and operations. Familiarity with U.S. Navy, DoD, and Intelligence Community organization and operations is highly desired. The successful candidate is expected to support development of the research program for the NPS Remote Sensing Center (RSC) and Space Systems Academic Group (SSAG). The RSC & SSAG research portfolios includes on-going work by NPS faculty as well as cooperative efforts with other elements of academia and the industrial communities. Research spans basic to applied research and involves graduate students. The candidate must have a strong commitment to graduate student support.
The candidate is expected to have a deep experience space warfighting policy and law, intelligence mission operations, and in particular all aspects of space control. The SSAG curriculum includes important coursework in space systems and architecture, including courses taught at the SI/TK level. The applicant will be required to support coursework and thesis efforts at that level. Topics of research will include structure (architecture, policy) as well as analytic work with observations and data. Additional information about the RSC can be found at https://www.nps.edu/rsc
Full Time Telework will be authorized.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance.
A letter of application including CV, should be sent by September 30, 2018 to:
NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, you are strongly encouraged to: Identify your Veterans’ Preference on your resume or elsewhere in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service, etc…)
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu
About Naval Postgraduate School
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.