United States Air Force Academy, History
Assistant Professors, Military History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Colorado, United States|
The Department of History at the United States Air Force Academy seeks applicants with military history expertise for full-time renewable appointments at the rank of assistant professor (up to 2 positions).
Applicants should possess and demonstrate the capability to teach in one of the core (general-education) history courses offered to all USAF Academy students. The Department of History teaches core courses in both military history and world history. The selectee for this position will also teach upper-division courses in their military history specialty. In particular, the department desires applicants with expertise in one of the following specialties: the history of air power, the history of technology and warfare, or unconventional warfare, including (but not necessarily limited to) low-intensity conflict, insurgency, and counterinsurgency. The selectee will also have responsibility for lesson planning and preparation, course instruction, grading, class exercises, exams, assessment, academic advising, and service on departmental and USAF Academy committees.
Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence and innovation in teaching. Applicants will be assessed based on education, evidence of teaching effectiveness, quality of scholarship, and demonstrated service in an academic setting. Applicants should submit the following items: curriculum vitae with an exhaustive publication record, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least three references (three letters of recommendation are highly desired but not required). Cover letter should include discussion of previous experience in academic committees, teaching expertise, curriculum design and management, program review, and department leadership as applicable.
USAFA is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Prospective candidates must engender a climate that values and uses diversity in all its forms to enliven and make more inclusive the work of the organization. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
The minimum annual salary (12-month working year) for the position of assistant professor is $79,110
The deadline for applications is 1 November 2019.
For complete details on the requirements for positions as an assistant professor of history, and to make an application, please go to the official announcement by following the link provided below:
Applicants can also access the official job announcement by visiting the USAJobs website at http://www.usajobs.gov and searching for USAJOBS Control Number 542790100.
|Primary Category:||Military History
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies