JOB- Professor of Russia & Central Asia, National Defense Intelligence College
Posted by: M. Castada <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Application deadline: March 6th. DC-based Faculty Position in Russia
and Central Asia, requirements PHD level education required, and
proven teaching/publication background required. The salary is
$120,830 to $160,860 annually at NDIC (DIA) in Washington, DC.
Vacancy Announcement Number: D09-021829-03-MEB
Position: Faculty Member
Specific Position Title: Intelligence Management Faculty
Opening Date: 13-FEB-09
Number of Positions Available: 1
Location: WASHINGTON, D.C.
Type of Appointment: Permanent
Contact Information: Mary Banks 202-231-5500
Closing Date: 06-MAR-09
Pay Plan: IA
Pay Band(s): B05
Salary Range: From $120830 to $160860 annually
Work Schedule: Full Time
Who Can Apply?
All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough
Incumbent serves on the National Defense Intelligence College faculty,
focusing on teaching core and elective courses, and conducting
research in his/her area of expertise. Responsibilities include, but
are not limited to: developing, delivering, assessing, and improving
courses within the approved curricula for the Bachelor of Science in
Intelligence and/or the Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence;
serving as chair for at least six master's student theses; engaging
with the Intelligence Community to bring the most current issues in
intelligence to the classroom and to the research efforts of faculty
and students; and participating in outreach activities through the
Additional Position Info:
- Teaches core and elective courses in the Bachelor of Science in
Intelligence and the Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence on
topics dealing with globalization, social analysis, operational
capabilities analysis and their application to Russia and previous
member states of the former Soviet Union and Intelligence Community issues.
- Mentors/evaluates fellow faculty on teaching, scholarship and
outreach activities as a Faculty Development Leader and part of a
broad faculty development effort.
- Implements and enforces appropriate learning standards and rigor,
and uses outcome assessment data for course, curricular, and program
improvement. Develops a rich learning environment through Blackboard
- Serves as committee chair for six graduate theses per academic year.
- Undertakes and disseminates intelligence research that contributes
to the Intelligence Community's needs.
- Participates as needed in the College's outreach activities through
its centers: The Center for Strategic Intelligence Research, the
Center for International Engagement and the Center for Science and
- Participates fully in college governance, represents the College at
DoDIC agency meetings, conferences and symposia related to expertise,
and maintains active liaison with government and private sector
civilian, military, educational individuals associated with intelligence.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Demonstrate skill and knowledge in working with community, academic
or international organizations to formulate affiliations, advance
conflict and intelligence studies, and build cooperation between the
National Defense Intelligence College and agencies in the Intelligence
Community and Academia.
How Will I be Evaluated?
DIA will evaluate your online application and the narrative responses
you submit addressing the mandatory and highly desired assessment
factors for this position.
Your online application must clearly indicate that you possess the
education and mandatory qualification requirements for this job, as
specified in this vacancy announcement. Please note that some vacancy
announcements may not specify education and/or mandatory qualification
Narrative for Mandatory Position-Related Assessment Factors:
When completing the online application, you will be required to
provide a narrative addressing each mandatory assessment factor. These
factors describe capabilities which directly relate to the position
being advertised and are essential for successful job performance.
Before starting to write a narrative, you should refer back to the job
duties described in the announcement under "Position Summary" and
"Additional Position Information". When addressing each factor, you
MUST document your experience and accomplishments as they relate to
the duties and responsibilities identified in the position description
so it is evident that you possess the necessary qualifications to
successfully perform the job duties described in this announcement.
Not providing a narrative addressing these duties, not fully
addressing each of the mandatory assessment factors, or simply
referencing information contained in your online application is
considered insufficient and will remove you from further consideration
for the position. While most responses to individual factors do not
exceed the equivalent of one typed page, we recommend your written
response to each factor may not exceed the equivalent of the three (3)
Narrative for Highly Desired Assessment Factors:
When completing the online application, you are encouraged to provide
a narrative addressing each highly desired assessment factor. DIA uses
highly desired assessment factors to identify the best qualified
applicant in cases where several applicants appear to be comparatively
qualified based upon narratives submitted addressing the mandatory
assessment factors. Again, you should refer back to the job duties
described in the announcement under "Position Summary" and "Additional
Position Information." When addressing each factor, you should
document your experience and accomplishments so it is evident you
possess the necessary qualifications to successfully perform the job
duties described in this announcement.
Mandatory Qualification Requirements:
Candidates must possess the below mandatory qualification requirements
to be considered for this position.
Specialized Experience/Training Requirements
1. Graduate degree, Ph.D. desired, in intelligence related topic or
academic discipline related to Russia and Central Asia
Mandatory Position-Related Assessment Factors:
1. Has a three-year research and publication plan to include
successfully publishing two or more articles and/or making at least
two presentations at an academic or professional conference over the
2. This level of external engagement is frequent and substantive
recognized by students, colleagues and the intelligence and academic
communities. Is an active participant, often volunteering, and
occasionally exercising leadership.
3. Develops a learning assessment plan to improve teaching. Provides
mentorship to developmental and professional level instructors.
Includes five or more peer reviews per year.
4. Demonstrates teaching excellence using the most contemporary
content and pedagogy, preparation, organization, and delivery,
particularly in non-lecture formats, and a rich Blackboard interactive
and blended learning environment.
5. Knowledge of the DIA Strategic Plan, to include its goals and
objectives (your response to this factor must describe how you would
meet/advance the objectives if selected for this position.)
Highly Desired Assessment Factors:
1. Thesis mentoring; normally acts as reader or chair on six to ten
graduate student theses annually. Mentors the thesis process with
emphasis on research methodology, argument structure and logic,
relevance and contribution to the Intelligence Community.
2. Applies innovative approaches to obtain feedback to enhance skills
and facilitate improvement in products and services; establishes
working relationships with senior leaders within and across agencies
and organizations to advance corporate and IC goals.
ADVISORY NOTE: All positions in the Defense Intelligence Agency are
in the excepted service and covered by the Defense Civilian
Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS), a pay-banded,
NOTE: DIA positions are in the Excepted Service under 10 USC 1601
appointment authority. All candidates must be U.S. citizens and are
subject to a thorough background inquiry and any required medical
examinations. All applicants conditionally selected for this position
and all DIA employees are subject to initial and a periodic
counterintelligence-scope polygraph tests. All applicants
conditionally selected for this position will be required to submit,
prior to appointment, to urinalysis, to screen for illegal drugs.
Employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any
fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. All civilian
employees are required to participate in the DoD Direct
Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay Program. All candidates will
be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.
Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from
the armed forces under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.
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