• Help

    Duties

    Summary

    The Air Force recognizes the contributions of its people -active-duty, Guard, Reserve, civilians and even Civil Air Patrol volunteers engaged in missions - under the distinguished title "Airman." The title is not just an honorific. This title bears a responsibility. Airmen are part of the fight; part of the United States' response to the security challenges of this dynamic and threatening era. The Airmen of the Air University faculty support the Air Force by leveraging their vast intellectual capacity to analyze and propose solutions to the Service's and the nation's most pressing security challenges.

    Together, the Airmen of the Air University faculty work to educate new generations of leaders; leaders equipped to recognize, analyze and solve the security challenges and overcome the operational problems they will face. At the same time, AU Airmen work directly for Air Force and Joint Force senior leadership, analyzing, testing and applying solutions. The results of these efforts have been, can be and certainly will be ... historic. If you are ready to take on the burden of being an Airman; to add the power of your mind coupled with your teaching and research talents, we are eager to learn more about you. This is exactly the kind of selfless commitment we want on our Air Force team!

    The United States Air Force's School of Advanced Air and Space Studies invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship position in strategy and security studies. In this fellowship, the faculty member will have the opportunity to deliver curricula for a year-long, in-resident program designed to prepare field-grade officers from the Air Force, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, Sister Services, and international officers as strategists. Additionally, the school expects the fellow to publish (especially their dissertation) and contribute to the academy, and to learn/provide institutional service to the School, Air University, the Air Force, and the Department of Defense.

    Applications will be accepted from United States citizens (U.S. citizenship required at time of application).

    Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

    Learn more about this agency

    Responsibilities

    • The focus of these positions is on teaching, scholarship and publication, and service to the University, the Air Force, and the nation. First and foremost, the aspiring applicant must be capable of becoming a highly capable instructor.
    • These duties include teaching graduate seminars, mentoring students (from academics to writing), and supervising research projects. SAASS expects the fellow to learn to create graduate-level curriculum and deliver material using a Socratic method.
    • The applicant must have the ability to conduct their own research and publish in peer-reviewed publications.
    • Service includes a range of activities from school administration to support for mission requirements at the University, the Air Force, or the Department of Defense.
    • The leadership at SAASS and Air University expect the fellow to travel, as directed, to support these activities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    22

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Applications will be accepted from U.S. Citizens (U.S. citizenship required at time of application).

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480912900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.