Professor of Warfare Studies

U.S. Department of the Air Force
  • Location
    Maxwell AFB, Alabama
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
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  • Posted
    Jul 28

Position description


Air University's Air Command and Staff College (ACSC) invite applications for a faculty position as a Professor of Warfare Studies in its eSchool of Graduate Professional Military Education (eGPME). eGPME prepares officers of all services, International Officers, and Civil Service employees to assume positions of higher responsibility. eGPME offers a Master's of Military Operational Art and Science degree and graduate-level programs of study.

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The focus of the position is on curriculum development and instruction in the Squadron Officers School, ACSC, and Air War College distance learning programs. Faculty members develop curriculum for online courses delivered to more than 26,000 students; teach both non-resident and in-resident core and elective courses; and participate, as required, in exercises that support the school's course of study. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the eGPME program, this position may require teaching, researching and serving across disciplines within the school and across the university.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential



Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
  • A secret security clearance is required
  • You may qualify for moving expenses if authorized may be covered using PCS, Recruitment or Relocation Incentive in accordance with agency policy.
  • This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. This is an Administratively Determined position in the excepted service.


Potential focus areas for the Warfare Studies position include, but are not limited to, academic knowledge of or extensive practical experience with the development of joint and combined warfighting strategies, national security strategy, global integrated all-domain operations, international political structures, strategy, the joint interorganizational environment, air/space operations, and especially joint/airpower/spacepower organization and employment.

eGPME faculty provide academic expertise supporting the design, development and delivery of the school's educational programs, develop curriculum for online graduate-level courses, and teach both non-resident and in-resident classes within core curriculum courses. eGPME faculty also provide institutional service to the Air Command and Staff College and the Air University.

The faculty position has a focus on joint all-domain operations in general, with a particular focus on joint airpower and joint spacepower planning and employment. Strong knowledge of and practical experience with joint, airpower, and/or spacepower strategy, command and control arrangements, organizations, and planning processes across the spectrum of military operations is highly desired.More broadly, the position requires knowledge of service and/or joint military strategy and doctrine, national military strategy, military thought and theory, military history, joint/combined planning and joint and combined warfighting strategies.


Incumbent must possess a minimum of a Master's Degree.  Extensive relevantprofessional experience is highly desired, as well as academic curriculum development and teaching experience. It is desired that the successful candidate hold a doctoral degree or requisite experience in a relevant academic discipline and field, such as military or diplomatic history, international relations, security studies or a closely-related academic concentration. Demonstrated superior teaching performance and experience with Distance Education programs is desired.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience; transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

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