The academic calendar of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy uses a trimester system in which classes are taught during eleven months of the year (July-June). Professors teach all eleven months, balancing requirements in teaching, service, and scholarship throughout the year.
As an Assistant or Associate Professor in History, with emphasis on National Security and Maritime Strategy. You will be responsible for the development and delivery of educational courses and program within the department, in particular teaching courses in History and national Security Studies. You will also be responsible for academic mentoring of Midshipmen, carrying out research and scholarly activities appropriate for your position, and assuming a share of departmental and institutional service activities.
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated professional possessing integrity, stamina, and ingenuity and be capable of adjusting to various work environments, electronic resources, and schedules. In addition to being a subject matter expert on American security strategy and maritime security, ideal candidates will be prepared to teach all of the core/Gen Ed History courses currently in the U.S. Merchant marine Academy curriculum, including: History of Sea Power, Regional Studies, Modern American History, and National Security and Strategy, Ideal candidates collaborate well in interdisciplinary groups and are willing to serve on a wide variety of institutional committees.