If you are interested in working at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC), are currently a member of our civilian personnel team, or are interested in other U.S. Navy career opportunities, the Human Resources department is here to assist you. Our mission is to recruit, hire, and retain the best qualified and most diverse workforce possible and to provide employees with the tools they need to succeed.
NWC is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, or physical or mental handicap.
The listings below are available staff and faculty job opportunities at NWC. For more information about employment at the college please see links under ‘Employment Information’ below.
Launch your scholarly career at one of the nation’s largest and most vibrant graduate teaching departments in the interdisciplinary field of national and international security studies. The National Security Affairs (NSA) Department at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island seeks to fill a full-time teaching and research postdoctoral fellow anticipated vacancy beginning in July 2021.
This position is within the National Security Affairs Department.
The mission of the U.S. Naval War College’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program, in accordance with federal laws, Executive Orders, and regulations, is to ensure all Naval War College employees and applicants have equal access to opportunity for employment. Our EEO program promotes an organization that’s free of employment discrimination and embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, age (40+), religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, or pregnancy), disability (physical or mental), genetic information, or retaliation.
For more information on Equal Employment Opportunity, please contact N1E_EEO.FCT@navy.mil or (703) 909-3465.
Professor Walt Wildemann is a retired Surface Warfare Officer who first served as NWC faculty from January 1997 through September 2000 in the JMO Department where he taught both the Intermediate and Senior level courses. Upon retirement from active duty in September of 2000, he was hired as civilian faculty as a Professor of Strategy and Policy in the College of Distance Education. In 2002 he was named the Deputy Director of CDE, where he was instrumental in the expansion and transition of CDE programs, faculty, staff, and student body to the size and scope that exists today. In 2015 he was named the Director, CDE; and in 2017 appointed Dean of of CDE upon the College's elevation.
Michael Bush is a Professor of Distance Education Methodology, Technology, and Instructional Design. With over twenty-years of distance education and digital media leadership, he specializes in technology innovation in civilian/military adult education. Dr. Bush also teaches in the College of Distance Education and is a college-wide assessment committee member to ensure curricula meet Joint Professional Military Education and regional accreditation needs. He serves as an expert practitioner and consultant in online instructional design, innovation, instruction, and evaluation while developing andragogic theories, teaching practices, and technological integration.