Professor of Organizational Leadership

Air University
Montgomery, Alabama

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Air University's Air Command and Staff College invites applications from qualified individuals for the position of Professor of Organizational Leadership in its eSchool of Graduate Professional Military Education (distance learning). This position prepares officers of all services and mid-career Civil Service employees to assume positions of higher responsibility within the military and other government arenas. This position is eligible for academic tenure.


The Air Command and Staff College provide a dynamic and evolving academic environment for teaching and research. Students at ACSC are mid-career military officers and civil servants preparing to assume increased operational and strategic responsibilities across the world. Primary instructor responsibilities include teaching and developing curriculum for the Department of Leadership and the Leadership Development course. The primary 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 primarily teach both non-resident programs.

The incumbent in this position will serve as a subject matter expert in the area of organizational leadership. 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. Advises students in areas appropriate to expertise and interests. Guides students through the thesis process including developing appropriate research questions, performing research in primary source materials, organizing and constructing the thesis arguments and composing the formal document.

Deadline:  10/4/2021

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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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