The Army War College is the U.S. Army's most senior institution for professional military education. It educates the top echelon of U.S. military officers of all services, U.S. government civilians, and military officers from up to 80 foreign countries yearly. It develops strategic leaders by providing a variety of rigorous curricula of theoretical and professional subjects. The senior-level curriculum is delivered two ways -- through a ten-month resident program and a two-year distance education program; both lead to a Master's of Strategic Studies accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In addition to the Master's degree, the USAWC administers numerous professional development programs focused on strategic thinking and leadership. These programs range from fourteen-week course for junior officers qualifying as Army strategists to shorter courses for general officers, senior colonels, and command sergeants major. The USAWC is located at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, home to a historic Army post that provides a collegial, vibrant, and secure work environment for its employees. The post is one of central Pennsylvania's largest and most respected employers.Learn more about this agency
About the Position:
This is a full-time civilian faculty position at the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) as provided under Title 10 USC 4021. Initial appointment will be up to three years, with the first two years probationary. The appointment may be renewed in one- to five-year increments thereafter. Academic rank and salary will be based on the selectee's academic credentials, experience, and professional accomplishments.
The Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) conducts independent strategic analysis that develops recommendations for senior Army, DoD, and National Security leaders and decision-makers addressing key national security issues. SSI's research and publication goals are to identify, develop, promulgate, and analyze key national security issues and recommend strategic options to Army, DoD, and national leadership. In doing so, SSI serves as the U.S. Army's broker for strategic research and analysis, bringing to bear USAWC and external strategic research capabilities to meet the U.S. Army's and the wider DoD's needs. SSI is the only DoD research institute that focuses on Strategic Landpower. Candidates for this position should also possess a background and interest in defense economics and defense budget issues.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
Serve as Director, Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) and U.S. Army War College Press, a major subordinate element of the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) consisting of a research department of civilian and military Ph.D. level research professors and strategic analysts, the USAWC Press comprised of the "Parameters" Branch, Production Branch, and the Student Publications Branch; an Academic Engagement Directorate, and the USAWC Fellows and CSA Senior Army Fellows Department. Ensures the preparation and publication of high-quality, timely and concise strategic studies of key national security issues, military strategy, joint and combined theater operations, the nature of land warfare, and matters affecting the Army's future. Manages the Army's Academic Engagement Program. Executes strategic research taskings from and develops issues for Headquarters, Department of the Army and the Commandant of the USAWC. Chairs the USAWC Research and Publication Board, facilitating research and publication throughout the USAWC. Administers the USAWC's Faculty Research Grant Program and External Research Associates Program.
25% or less - Travel (domestic and/or international) may be required up to 25% of the time.
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This job is open to…US Citizens
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