Job Posting - Naval Postgraduate School

Position Title

Managerial Communication Tenure Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor


Naval Postgraduate School

Starting Date

October 2017

Salary Range

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Description

The Graduate School of Business and Public Policy (GSBPP) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Managerial Communication starting October 2017. Rank is open.

NPS provides graduate education to military officers of the uniformed services, Department of Defense civilians, and members of the international defense community. NPS highly values both research and instruction. Primary teaching responsibilities include a required, core graduate-level Managerial Communication course for experienced managers. NPS follows a quarter system and the normal teaching workload for faculty is four courses a year. Faculty are also expected to serve as advisors on MBA application projects and theses.

NPS is located on the coast in Monterey, California, about 120 miles south of San Francisco. The Graduate School of Business and Public Policy has over 70 full-time faculty. The school’s graduate programs—MBA, EMBA, and Masters of Science in Management--are accredited by AACSB, NASPAA, or both.

Academic Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

•A Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in Communication or a communication-related field (e.g., Business Administration, Psychology, Management) – doctorate must be from a regionally accredited university
•Strong program of research in Communication, with research accomplishments commensurate with the length of applicant’s professional experience
•Previous experience teaching managerial, organizational, business, or professional communication
•Demonstrated teaching aptitude
•Must be able to complete and successfully pass a security background investigation

Experience Requirements

•Experience teaching Organization Behavior or Strategic Management preferred, but not required
•Experience teaching distance learning courses preferred
•Experience teaching graduate students or mid-level managers preferred
•Managerial or consulting experience in public sector or private sector organizations is desirable
•Although US Citizenship is not a requirement, it is considered in the hiring process

Application Deadline


Application Process

Applications must be submitted as a single PDF file and include the following:

•Cover letter
•Current curriculum vitae
•A working paper
•Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including a statement of teaching philosophy
•Names and contact information for three professional references (three letters of reference will be required of candidates who are selected for the interview phase of this recruitment action).

The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at

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.)

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Applications should include a c.v., writing sample, summary of available teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation.

The Naval Postgraduate School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at

Mailing Address

Graduate School of Business & Public Policy
555 Dyer Road
Monterey, CA 93940

Contact Information

Dean William Gates