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Assistant Professor of Military and Strategic Studies – Air Force Academy, Colorado
U.S. Air Force Academy, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 162256Start Date: 10/12/2019End Date: 11/25/2019
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in strategic studies; security studies; political science; public policy; or other relevant social science discipline is required by the employment start date. ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES: Strategic Studies; Security Studies; Political Science; Public Policy; other relevant social science discipline DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: We welcome applications from a range of disciplinary and research backgrounds related to modern defense and military matters. We are particularly interested in candidates with a Ph.D. in strategic studies; security studies; political science; public policy; or other relevant social science discipline with an active research agenda evidenced by scholarly engagement relevant to contemporary military affairs, broadly defined. Preference will be given to applicants with a record of research and publications examining contemporary military strategy, security force assistance, international security with emphasis on modern military affairs, joint military operations across the spectrum of conflict, or other contemporary military-related subjects. A record of undergraduate teaching and academic service is also highly desired, though not required. Prior military experience is NOT required for this position.
Application Process: In addition to the requirements outlined in the “Initial Application Submission” section of this job announcement, applicants should include a cover letter detailing their teaching and research interests and qualifications. Specifically, the cover letter should address the candidate’s relevant teaching experience and areas of expertise; research and scholarship related to military & strategic studies; as well as service activities and experience. USAFA is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Candidates should also include a current curriculum vitae including teaching, research, and service accomplishments as well as the names and contact information of three references. Candidates will have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Leadership experience in curriculum development and academic assessment is desired. Applicants will be assessed based on education, evidence of teaching effectiveness, quality of scholarship, and demonstrated service to educational institutions and the discipline commensurate with years in the discipline. Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include the personal attributes of integrity, industry, cooperation, initiative, enthusiasm, and breadth of intellectual interests.
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