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Postdoctoral Fellow Professor of Strategy and Security Studies

Air University
Montgomery, Alabama

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Air University (AU) invites applications from qualified individuals for the position of Postdoctoral Fellow of Strategy and Security Studies. The incumbent will teach, conduct independent research activities, mentor students, conduct service, and carry out supporting learning activities to achieve organizational outcomes. 


Air University provides a dynamic and evolving academic environment for teaching and research. The incumbent will teach graduate-level courses based on terminal degree specialty and advises student research. Designs course requirements and instructional methodologies; produces approved syllabi; teaches in the classroom; designs, administers, and grades student evaluations; provides detailed feedback to students and documentation of student progress and serve as a subject matter expert and advisor to AU and the respective school/centers on subjects of relevance. The ideal candidate will advise students in areas appropriate to expertise and interests. Guides students through the research process, including developing appropriate research questions, performing research in primary source materials, organizing and constructing the thesis arguments, and composing the formal document.

Air University is a leading contributor of national security thought for leaders across the U.S. Government, and highly encourages policy-relevant scholarship by its faculty. 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.

Deadline:  9/07/2021

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Air University is the intellectual and leadership-development center of the U.S. Air and Space Forces. Our mission is to educate and develop Air, Space, and Cyberspace warrior-leaders in support of the National Defense Strategy. Air University, with headquarters at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, is a major component of Air Education and Training Command and is the lead agent for Air Force education.

Air University provides the full spectrum of Air Force education, encompassing pre-commissioning programs for new officers; graduate programs in specialized military disciplines; progressive, career-long professional military development for officer, enlisted, and civilian Airmen; and specialized programs for US cabinet appointees, senior executive service civilians, and general officers.

Air University draws on a long legacy of airpower education. The Wright brothers established the first US civilian flying school here in 1910. In the early 1930s, the Army Air Corps Tactical School moved to Montgomery, establishing Maxwell Field.

Air University was established in 1946, and today is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, masters, and doctor of philosophy degrees. Air University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty committed to inclusive teaching and scholarship.

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