Professor of Military and Security Studies

Air War College, Air University, Maxwell AFB

Professor of Military and Security Studies

  • Institution: Air War College, Air University, Maxwell AFB
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Montgomery, AL US
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Professor of Military and Security Studies

  • Air War College, Air University, Maxwell AFB | Montgomery, AL US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: February 26, 2022
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Job TitleProfessor of Military and Security Studies

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range $ 62,363 - 181,500 per year

Location Montgomery, AL US

Deadline February 26, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Kirk Johnson

Department West Space Seminar


Phone US +1 (334) 953-9286

Job Description


Air University’s Air War College invites applications from qualified individuals for the position of Professor of Security Studies. A terminal degree (PhD or equivalent, JD, etc) is required in Political Science, International Relations, History, Law, Policy, Economics, Aerospace Engineering, Astrophysics, or a closely related field. Candidates specializing in national security studies, with an emphasis on space, new domains, and technology are desired. The primary purpose is to teach and develop curriculum for the AWC West Space Seminar.


The Air War College provides a dynamic and evolving academic environment for teaching and research. Students in the AWC West Space Seminar are senior military officers and civil servants preparing to assume strategic leadership responsibilities across the world, and particularly in the space domain. Primary instructor responsibilities include teaching and developing the curriculum for the new West Space Seminar, including modified AWC core courses. Responsibilities also include: teaching electives in the applicant’s area(s) of specialization; grading student work; advising student research (approximately 2-5 papers/year); and service to the institution. Teaching duties approximate a 2/2 teaching load per academic year. Seminar size is approximately 15 students/class.

Candidates will be expected to: engage in professional research and writing in areas of expertise; actively seek publication of book manuscripts as well as scholarly works such as articles, monographs, and book reviews for publication in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, professional journals, and other outlets; and present results of research at appropriate conferences and symposia.

Service responsibilities include: curriculum development for West Space Seminar; occasional committee assignment to fill department needs; and service as a subject matter expert to AWC and Air University on subjects of space as related to curriculum and teaching.

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