The Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Departmentat the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, invites applications for a Professor of the Practice in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering to begin as early as the Fall semester of 2021.
The Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Program emphasizes project-based learning in an intensive, ABET-accredited curriculum. Class sizes are small and the research facilities, which include two towing tanks, a circulating water channel, coastal basin, structures laboratory, and propulsion laboratory, are generously equipped. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and to producing high-quality peer-reviewed research. Teaching load is typically two-to-three courses per semester with small section sizes (10-25 students) and 2-3 preps per year. We seek candidates who can contribute broadly in teaching in the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering program. This is a non-tenure position.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach two-to-three courses per semester in a broad range of possible Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering subjects, as needed.
Provide service to the department and to the institution, including assisting in curriculum development, participating in the accreditation process, serving on committees, and other service as necessary.
Mentor and advise students in the Brigade of Midshipmen from a wide variety of backgrounds.
This is a full-time, 10-month federal excepted service position with a three year initial academic appointment. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy. They attend the Academy for four years, graduating with Bachelor of Science degrees and then commissioning as Ensigns in the Navy or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.The Naval Academy's active duty workforce is supplemented by Department of the Navy civilians who also serve our nation – as professors, coaches, instructors, information technology professionals, finance specialists, administrators, and other support roles typically found at a college or university. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the moral, mental, and physical development of midshipmen and we seek higher education professionals who can model the Navy's core values of honor, courage, and commitment.
Civilian employees enjoy the intrinsic rewards which result from being a part of the mission of the Naval Academy, along with other benefits associated with Federal employment. We invite applications from all segments of so...ciety to provide the Brigade of Midshipmen with the best educational experience possible and to graduate leaders to serve our nation.