Government Historical Researcher, World War II through Vietnam
|Location:||Hawaii, United States|
The Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) provides opportunities to participate in historical research projects. Civilian positions are available at the post-master’s and post-doctoral level to individuals with degrees in history or a related field.
Historians will conduct research on issues related to JPAC’s mission: the recovery and identification of missing U.S. service members. The participant will have the opportunity to analyze historical records and materials to produce thorough detailed reports for use by search and recovery teams in the process of investigating and identifying incidences of missing American servicemen from operations during WWII, Korea, Vietnam and the Cold War. Historians will also be required to travel as members of investigation teams to various locations worldwide.
Applicants should have received an M.A. or Ph.D. degree in history, military studies, ethno history, political geography, international studies, anthropology/archaeology or related field within 3 years of the desired starting date, or completion of all requirements for the degree should be expected prior to the starting date. Applicants should have a strong foundation and demonstrated proficiency in the ability to collect, research, catalogue and analyze relevant historical data from primary, secondary or cursory sources. JPAC expects candidates to be skilled at extracting critical elements of information and convey it in writing for a diverse audience.
The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.
The participants will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research interests, compatibility of background and interests with applied research at JPAC. Applicants may be requested to submit a sample of published writing.
The appointments are permanent pending performance during a one year probationary period. The appointments are full time at the host installation in Hawaii. The participants will receive a salary ranging from $59,383 – $70,615 with an additional COLA of 25% of salary and health benefits. Salary range is based on qualifications. Inbound travel and moving expenses may be covered according to established policies. Travel and other costs may also be reimbursed for research and training related to the project if approved by JPAC.
To apply please contact Dr. Giannotta at: Kristina.email@example.com for further information on the application process.
Applications will not be received at the address provided below, all applications must be received through Navy processing. Dr. Giannotta will provide all instructions on the application process, please direct all inquiries to the email or telephone number provided.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies