The Africa Center for Strategic Studies is hiring an experienced faculty member to lead its work on Justice and rule of law by providing thought-leadership, organizing executive-styled academic programs for senior professionals, contributing to research and strategic thinking, and maintaining productive professional networks. The Africa Center is an academic institution within the U. S. Department of Defense that is funded by Congress for the study of security issues relating to Africa.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent leads the Africa Center's work on justice and rule of law by designing policy-relevant academic programs and engagement activities that provide context, promote understanding, establish professional networks and equip African security professionals to address insecurity effectively. Demonstrates intellectual leadership by contributing to scholarship and clearly articulating desired goals and anticipated impacts relating to the Africa Centers work on justice and rule of law. Responsible for: developing the Africa Center's rule of law portfolio of work; developing curricula for academic programs; designing and executing executive-styled academic programs for senior security sector officials; representing the Africa Center in scholarly and policy events; and producing research products in support of the Africa Center's goals.
The incumbent conceptualizes, manages and coordinates the Africa Center's work relating to justice and rule of law. He/she identifies and articulates goals to maximize the Center's impact within the portfolio of work, develops and implements a strategy to attain goals and measure impact, and catalyzes professional networks and communities of interest.
Develops, implements and evaluates assigned academic programs. Provides overall direction and management for assigned academic programs by researching scholarly and policy material, designing andragogy, preparing relevant academic material to support programming. Assesses effectiveness via feedback from participants who, through written evaluations, determine the extent to which programs are meeting the desired objectives.
Serves as advisor to individual participants or groups of participants during and after academic programs. Promotes careful analysis of complex security-related topics and the development of practical policy-oriented recommendations.
The incumbent maintains a professional network and represents the Africa Center at conferences, functions, and events. He/she maintains professional relationships in order to solicit input to reinforce the quality of Africa Center programs. He/she attends relevant workshops, conferences, and other events that provide an interface with a wide variety of institutions and individuals that may contribute to the success of Africa Center programs.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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