Professor of Leadership and Ethics

Montgomery, Alabama
Apr 19, 2021
Institution Type
Specialized Institutions


The Air University is seeking academic and professional expertise in the areas of ethics in organizational leadership and war. The requesting academic unit is the Air Command and Staff College Distance Learning (ACSC/DL), also known as the eSchool of Graduate PME.


The eSchool 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. eSchool faculty also provide institutional service to senior leadership. The focus of the position is on curriculum development and instruction in the distance learning and online environment. Faculty members develop curriculum for online courses delivered to more than 26,000 students, and participate, as required, in exercises that support the school's course of study. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the eSchool program, this position may require teaching across disciplines within the school. Faculty members are also expected to teach elective courses, advise student research projects, and pursue active research, publication, and service to Air Command and Staff College, military education, Air University, and the Air Force as directed by the dean, the ACSC commandant, and the commander and president of Air University. The person in this position will require a broad knowledge and wide range of experience in leadership and organizational principles as well as interpersonal and group problem skills applicable to the military environment. Additionally, it is desired that all candidates possess a general knowledge and/or experience in values, ethics, morality of war, group dynamics, team building, advocacy/negotiations and creative and critical thinking as well as general knowledge of the global environment, international political structures and strategy, military thought, theory, organization, and capabilities and limitations of military forces.

Extensive relevant professional 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 leadership and ethics, organizational psychology, organizational leadership and management, or closely-related academic concentration and/or have significant military command experience. Demonstrated superior teaching performance and experience with Distance Education programs is desired. Experience in professional military education in the areas of curriculum development and teaching in the subject areas above is desired.

Air University is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive educational environment. We are dedicated to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty committed to inclusive teaching and scholarship. Prospective candidates must engender a climate that values and uses diversity in all its forms to enrich debate and make the institution more inclusive. Applicants should address how they will further these goals in their cover letter.
Application or cover letter, which should address your qualifications for the duties described above, for example:

  • Teaching Accomplishments: Include teaching philosophy, teaching experience, and teaching awards.
  • Scholarly Accomplishments: Include research, grants/funding, consultations, publications, and awards.
  • Service Accomplishments: Include memberships, leadership roles, nature of service, and contributions in higher education institutions and/or professional organizations or societies.
  • Professional Experience: Include positions and experience in conducting or teaching joint planning and joint operations.
  • Diversity Statement (required): Include teaching, life experience and/or research interests that contribute to a climate that values and promotes diversity in all its forms.
  • Professional references (required): Names and contact information for three individuals who can speak to your accomplishments.
  • Curriculum vitae or academic resume.

The contract appointment for this position is a 3-year term. The position is eligible for academic tenure.

Deadline date: 05/17/2021

For questions about this position please contact Thomas Sullivan at (phone) 334-953-6306 or (email) [email protected]

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