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Professor of Strategic Studies

Air University
Montgomery, AL
Closing date
Nov 29, 2023

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Air University is a federal degree-granting institution that provides the full spectrum of education, including undergraduate and graduate programs in specialized military disciplines, progressive career-long professional military education, professional continuing education, and professional development programs. The Air University's Air War College (AWC) invites applications from qualified individuals for a faculty position of Assistant Professor at the USAF Center for Strategic Deterrence Studies. This position educates Air War College and Air Command and Staff College students on deterrence concepts, develops education and curriculum, oversees student field trips, and directs student research on contemporary deterrence policy and strategic security issues.

The primary focus of the position is on curriculum development and instruction in electives on strategic deterrence and nuclear deterrence operations to students at the Air War College and Air Command and Staff College. General class size is 8-12 students. Teaching duties approximate a 2/2 teaching load per academic year. Participates in planning, developing, and implementing course content, instructional methods/materials, and testing/evaluation instruments. Provides detailed feedback to students and documentation of student progress. Serves as subject-matter expert and advisor to military colleges and Air University on subjects of relevance to academic background and teaching area. Makes recommendations on educational methods, program content, course organization, lesson development, lecture subjects, lecturers, integration of state-of-the-art technology applications, and other areas of curriculum development. Guides, stimulates discussion, and evaluates participation and contribution of students.

Advises student research on major research projects (professional study papers). With other academic officers, ensures research studies are conducted in line with the latest US government policies and strategies. Pursues individual research in area of expertise, writes scholarly works such as articles, monographs, and book reviews for external peer-reviewed publications, broadens and deepens personal knowledge to maintain intellectual leadership. Funding is available for research and conference participation. Ensures AU is using educational best practices to leverage technology, develop sound methodology, and garner useful feedback from AF and DoD stakeholders and students. Establishes and continuously maintains professional contacts with educators, military officers, and institutions related to area of expertise.

Provides advice and counsel to Course Directors, Department Directors, and Deans on topics related to area(s) of expertise. Organizes and conducts faculty development activities related to research activities, curriculum development initiatives, new techniques, and technology application in the curriculum. Reviews and provides scholarly opinion on draft Air Force publications. Attends meetings and participates in other organizational activities intended to advance the state of knowledge in area of expertise or to set and maintain professional standards of performance and promote professional ethics. Serves as guest lecturer at AU and other DoD schools as schedule permits.

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