Assistant Professor Job in CARLISLE, PA

Vacancy No. NEDQ202376 Department U.S. Army War College
Salary $63,038.00 to $135,317.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/4/2020 Close Date 2/3/2021
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
CARLISLE, PA


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 02/04/2020 to 02/03/2021

  • Service

    Excepted

  • Pay scale & grade

    AD 00

  • Salary

    $63,038 to $135,317 per year

  • Appointment type

    Multiple Appointment Types

  • Work schedule

    Multiple Schedules

Locations

Many vacancies in the following location:

  • Carlisle Barracks, PA
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

See "Who May Apply" in the "Qualifications" section for more information on who is eligible to apply for this position.

Announcement number

NEDQ202376

Control number

558646900

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    About the Position:
    These are full and part time temporary civilian faculty positions at the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) as provided under Title 10 USC 4021. Initial appointment may be up to one year.

    The person(s) selected for this/these position(s) will have a leading role in teaching core and elective courses of the Distance Education Program and its associated programs.

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    Responsibilities
    • Teach courses such as: Diplomatic Instrument of Power, Nat?l Strategy/Policy, Int?l Relations, Government, History, Leadership, DOD processes, Joint planning/strategy, Op Art/Design, Regional Studies, Special Ops, Space, Cyber, or theories of war.
    • Reviewing course material for accuracy and relevance.
    • Engaging in scholarship that advances knowledge in fields relevant to the curriculum.
    • Providing counsel to faculty and students on subjects related to strategy, policy, international relations, government, history, strategic culture, Inter-agency operations, joint planning, other strategy systems, and/or DOD procedures and processes.
    • Designing and teaching Elective Courses and Graduate Studies for selected students.
    • Coordinating with external agencies on behalf of the U.S. Army War College.
    • Engaging in service (internal and external) in support of institutional missions.
    • Serving annually as a faculty instructor for one seminar, faculty advisor for up to eighteen students, and project advisor for student research projects.
    • Other duties may include supporting the development and execution of battlefield staff rides and the Commandant?s National Security Program.
    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position up to 10% o the time.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0101 Social Science

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
    • Must be available for employment within 60 days of acceptance.
    Qualifications

    Who May Apply:
    U.S. Citizens

    To qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your résumé must clearly describe your relevant experience; your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is available at http://www.armycivilianservice.com/JOA/Transcripts.pdf (http://www.armycivilianservice.com/JOA/Transcripts.pdf).

    SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS/KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Applicants will be rated based on the criteria listed below by a panel of subject matter experts appointed with the purpose of identifying the best-qualified candidates.

    1. Must have an established record of superlative teaching at the undergraduate, graduate, and/or Senior Service College level. Experience at the graduate or Senior Service College level is preferred.

    2. Ability to prepare, teach, and lecture on subjects related to national security policy, diplomacy, strategic leadership, joint planning, DOD processes, defense strategy and operations, negotiations, contemporary and future issues, and regional issues (Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Eurasia, Middle East, South Asia), .

    3. The ability to conceptualize, design, and write lesson plans that support the Distance Education Program (DEP) at the U.S. Army War College.

    4. Refined oral and written communication skills, including the ability to serve as a student advisor for written research projects.

    5. Must have master's degree (required) in national security studies, international relations, government, political science, history, regional studies, strategic studies, science and technology, program management, or related field.

    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 (http://www.opm.gov/qualifications) and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html (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 period may be required.
    • Direct deposit of pay is required.
    • 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.
    • Must provide official academic transcripts upon request (unofficial transcripts are required at the time of application).
    • Include the job announcement number on your application.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    The application review process to determine if you meet the experience and education requirements found in the job announcement begins upon the closing date of the announcement. If you are one of the top candidates, you may be invited to interview by the selection official. If selected, you will receive a tentative job offer. Depending on the strength of the applicant pool, this process may take several months after the closing date of the job announcement.

    Please follow all instructions carefully, as failure to submit a complete application could invalidate your submission. In this regard, please be sure to read the HOW TO APPLY and REQUIRED DOCUMENTS sections.

    DO NOT upload application materials to the USAJobs.gov resume submission system. Submit application packages and requests for further information directly to:

    U.S. Army War College
    Office of the G1
    46 Ashburn Drive (Anne Ely Hall, Room 233)
    Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013
    usarmy.carlisle.awc.mbx.g1-civilian-personel-division@mail.mil
    (717) 245-4596 or (717) 961-2256

    Submission Process: Please note that this is NOT a Title 5 (General Scale) position, and the routine procedures for filing through the USAJobs.gov automated system should NOT be followed. Instead, please submit your complete application package and any requests for further information directly to the G1 Office at the email address listed below.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
    U.S. Army War College
    Office of the G1
    46 Ashburn Drive (Anne Ely Hall, Room 233)
    Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013
    usarmy.carlisle.awc.mbx.g1-civilian-personel-division@mail.mil
    (717) 245-4596 or (717) 961-2256

    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

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    Please see the list of requirements in the "How to Apply" section.

    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 could contain personal information for someone other than the applicant. Redact these documents to remove the personal information of others before submitting your application. You may be asked to provide an un-redacted version of the documents to confirm your eligibility for selection.
    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the job announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

    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.

  • Benefits
    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.

    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.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package which includes the items listed below. Applications must be postmarked or e-dated by the closing date of this job announcement. Please include the job announcement number on the application.

    Army network servers have an overall limit of 10 MB per email. To ensure delivery of your application, we recommend that applicants limit overall email size to no more than 5-8 MB. You may send documents in several emails to reduce overall size.

    The USAWC G1 will provide email confirmation of all received applications. If you do not receive delivery confirmation within three business days please contact the USAWC G1 at (717) 245-4596 or via email to usarmy.carlisle.awc.mbx.g1-civilian-personel-division@mail.mil

    Applications will be held on file for two years (24 months) for consideration for any vacancies for this position that occur in that period. Failure to provide these documents may result in disqualification for the position. Please note that this is not a Title 5 (General Scale) position, and the routine procedures for filing through the USAJobs.gov automated system should NOT be followed. Instead, please submit your complete application package and any requests for further information directly to Ms. Kathy Benton at the email address listed below.

    • Cover Letter of application addressing the required KSAs and other qualifications, as listed in the QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED section above.
    • Curriculum vitae or résumé.
    • Proof of U.S. citizenship (i.e., birth certificate, passport). (Candidates may provide photocopies during the application process but must provide official documents if selected.)
    • Academic transcripts (undergraduate and graduate level). Unofficial transcripts are required with your application submission. You must provide official college transcripts upon request.
    • Name, title, address, and current contact information of four disinterested professional references (i.e., persons who can affirm the candidate's qualifications but have no stake in the outcome of the selection).
    • One sample of written scholarship not to exceed 50 pages (Electronic format is preferred, as hard copies will not be returned without a self-addressed and metered envelope.)
    • Documentation supporting any request for Veteran's Preference (such as a DD Form 214 and/or VA statement of disability). The selection committee will consider veterans preference in its assessment of qualified candidates, but Veteran status is not a requirement for this position.
    • A short narrative of one page or less that describes how you would contribute to an atmosphere of diversity at the U.S. Army War College through teaching, scholarship, and/or service.
    The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

    Both paper and electronic submissions are acceptable, but the latter is strongly encouraged. The preferred method of submission is by e-mail with .pdf attachments.

    Submit your complete application package and any requests for further information to:

    U.S. Army War College Office of the G1
    46 Ashburn Drive (Anne Ely Hall, Room 233)
    Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013
    usarmy.carlisle.awc.mbx.g1-civilian-personel-division@mail.mil
    (717) 245-4596 or (717) 961-2256

    Carlisle Barracks is located in south-central Pennsylvania, 30 minutes from the state capital of Harrisburg and two hours from Washington D.C. The Carlisle community has a temperate climate, excellent schools, and low cost of living.

    Agency contact information Army Applicant Help Desk Army Applicant Help Desk
    Address

    DQ-APF-W2H6AA US ARMY WAR COLLEGE
    DO NOT MAIL
    Carlisle, PA 17013
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    Join the faculty of the nation's largest graduate institution of professional military education. The Department of Distance Education is a place where cutting-edge online and resident instruction and innovation combine to improve the knowledge, skills and abilities of faculty, staff, and students.

    The Army War College is the U.S. Army's most senior institution for professional military education. It educates the top echelon of U.S. military officers of all services, U.S. government civilians, and military officers from as many as 80 foreign countries in a vibrant cross-cultural environment. The College develops strategic leaders through myriad academic and executive development courses ranging from workshops to resident and non-resident graduate degree programs. The Army War College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, home to a historic Army post that provides a collegial work environment with plenty of opportunities for professional growth and development. Carlisle Barracks is in south-central Pennsylvania, 30 minutes from the state capital of Harrisburg and two hours from Washington D.C. The Carlisle community has a temperate climate, excellent schools, and low cost of living.

    Next steps

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, etc.) will be reviewed by a specially appointed selection committee 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.

    Depending on the strength of the applicant pool, this process may take several months after the closing date of the job announcement. Please follow all instructions carefully, as failure to submit a complete application could invalidate your submission. Please be sure to read the HOW TO APPLY and REQUIRED DOCUMENTS sections.

    AGENCY INFORMATION:
    DQ-APF-W2H6AA US ARMY WAR COLLEGE
    DO NOT MAIL
    Carlisle, PA 17013

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  • 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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