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Assistant/Associate Professor
Naval Postgraduate School

Company Information: The Department of Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California is one of the oldest and largest OR departments in the world. Our students are primarily military officers from the U.S. and its allies pursuing Master’s degrees in defense-oriented OR topics. We also have a small Ph.D. program. Our students are capable, mature, and hard working. The department has over 40 faculty members, with 21 tenure-track professors, who do research in stochastic modeling, statistics, optimization, and simulation. Our research addresses important and challenging problems in national security and we foster close collaborations with U.S. Navy and Department of Defense sponsors, as well as other universities. Additional information about our department can be found at

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor

Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School is in an exciting period of growth and seeks applications for a tenure-track position in the area of statistics, with a preference for candidates working on problems in the emerging areas of data science, statistical and machine learning, and “big data.” A successful candidate will be expected to teach and conduct research. Although preference is given to candidates at the Assistant- and Associate-Professor levels, qualified candidates at the Professor level will be considered too.

Position Qualifications: 1. Have or expecting a Ph.D. in Statistics, Operations Research, or a related discipline.
2. U.S. citizen or committed to obtaining citizenship when eligible.

Salary Range:



Application Information: Interested individuals are encouraged to submit their applications by October 31, 2017. The application package should include cover letter, statements of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, names of three references, and a sample of published work.

Please email your application package to Professor Johannes Royset, Search Committee Chair, Operations Research Department, Naval Postgraduate School,

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Relocation package, including recruitment and/or relocation incentive may be authorized.

NOTE: If you are a veteran, you are strongly encouraged to: Identify your Veterans’ Preference in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service, etc.)

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Application Deadline: 12/01/2017