School of Advanced Air and Space Studies
|Location:||Alabama, United States|
The School of Advanced Air and Space Studies (SAASS) is seeking a scholar of strategic or security studies, to educate graduate students in strategic and security studies-related fields beginning summer, 2023.
SAASS educates strategists for the Air Force, Space Force and the nation. The faculty develops and presents a yearlong graduate curriculum designed to educate strategists in the art of strategy and strategic studies, enhancing the Air Force’s capacity to defend the United States through the control and exploitation of air, space, and cyberspace. Graduates receive a Master of Philosophy in Military Strategy degree with the possibility to continue toward a PhD in Military Strategy. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits both programs through The Air University.
Successful applicants will support the Air University and SAASS missions and have a completed PhD in an area relevant to strategic studies (for example, history, political science, or economics). Applicants should have expertise in areas including, but not necessarily limited to, cyber, defense economics, international political economy, regional security issues, and/or irregular warfare and be capable of teaching and advising Master’s level thesis work in such areas. Extensive professional and teaching experience in one or more of these areas is highly desired. The selection committee will consider applicants at the assistant and associate levels.
Primary duties include teaching graduate-level courses across the breadth of the school’s curriculum, advising theses and dissertation students, curriculum creation, course direction, scholarly research and publication, and service to the school and university commensurate with individual experience.
Applicants are required to submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation and samples of research, course syllabi and teaching evaluations through the USA Jobs site, beginning [December 1]. Review of applications will begin [January 2023] and continue until the position is filled.
SAASS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. The Air Force believes that diversity is essential to accomplishing its mission. SAASS highly values individuals who have a demonstrated ability to work successfully with and help develop individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. For the Air Force, diversity encompasses: personal life experiences, geographic background, socioeconomic background, cultural knowledge, educational background, work background, language abilities, physical abilities, philosophical/spiritual perspectives, age, race, ethnicity, and gender
For further information, please direct inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Wendy Whitman Cobb (firstname.lastname@example.org); SAASS, 125 Chennault Circle, Room 2202A, Maxwell AFB, AL, 36112).
|Primary Category:||Military History
|Secondary Categories:||Research and Methodology