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Professor of Strategy and Security Studies

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Air Education and Training Command
Physical Address

Maxwell AFB, AL 36113
Job Description

Professor of Strategy and Security Studies

  1. Department of the Air Force

Air Education and Training Command


- ##### Open & closing dates

09/04/2019 to 10/15/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

AD 00

- ##### Salary

$85,000 to $155,000 per year

- ##### Appointment type

Term – NTE 3 years with the option to be renewed

- ##### Work schedule



2 vacancies in the following location:


Maxwell AFB, AL

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes Relocation expenses

  1. Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

- Duties

  1. Summary

The United States Air Force’s School of Advanced Air and Space
Studies invites candidates for two full-time, tenure track faculty
positions. One position is in the field of military history; the
other is in the area of strategy and security studies, with a focus
on military theory, strategy, airpower, nuclear deterrence,
diplomatic history, or a related field. SAASS welcomes applicants of
all academic ranks. Anticipated start date not earlier than 1 Mar 20
and not later than 1 Jul 20.

Learn more about this agency

  1. Responsibilities

\- SAASS educates strategists for the Air Force and nation. The
faculty develops and presents a year-long interdisciplinary graduate
curriculum with an emphasis on air, space, and cyber power.

- Responsibilities include teaching graduate-level courses,
scholarly research leading to publication, advising student theses
and dissertations, and performing service to the school. Faculty
members typically teach 2-3 seminar-style courses per year and are
provided substantial time and resources to pursue a robust research

- The applicant must have the ability to conduct his or her own
research and publish in peer-reviewed venues.

- Service includes a range of activities from school administration
to support for mission requirements at the University, the Air
Force, or the Department of Defense.

  1. Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

  1. Supervisory status


  1. Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

1701 General Education And Training

- Requirements

  1. Conditions of Employment

- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and
Regulatory Guide
- Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance.
- Position may be subject to random drug testing. Shift work and
emergency overtime may be required.
- Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours,
to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays

  1. Qualifications

Incumbent must possess a terminal degree in a relevant field.
Expertise in military or diplomatic history, military theory,
strategy, airpower, nuclear deterrence, or the history of technology
is highly desirable. ABDs with documented plan of completion by
appointment date will be considered. Successful candidates will
exhibit strong potential and/or demonstrated ability to teach
graduate-level courses and conduct relevant research.

Applicants are required to submit a letter of application,
curriculum vita, and samples of research. At their discretion,
candidates may also submit syllabi of courses developed, teaching
evaluations, and up to three references.

SAASS is committed to EEO hiring practices, and all qualified
applicants are encouraged to apply.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Richard Muller
at (334) 953-5835 or email; or Dr. Derrick
Frazier at (334) 953-5155 or email


  1. Education

transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be
accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education.

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.

A minimum of a terminal/doctorate degree is required. Candidates in
an ABD status will be considered but the degree must be awarded
before appointment date.

  1. Additional information

The position will be an initial three year appointment with a
one-year probationary period, with the potential for continued
reappointment for additional 3-5 year terms.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For
information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be
well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy,
displaced Federal employees must be rated in the “Highly Qualified”
or “Best Qualified” Category on the rating criteria for this
vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most
recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting
position, grade level, and duty location.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in
receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal
Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of
Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and
term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than
three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the

Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a
temporary or term position in the competitive service, your
appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law
without further competition.

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day
register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after
the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as
vacancies occur.

Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered
or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have
direct deposit.

Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may
not be used.

If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing
or speech difficulties click here.

Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 – the
“Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense
deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and
payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018
through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other
payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses,
en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of
those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05
issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized
agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation
Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for “substantially all” of the
increased tax liability resulting from the “2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs
Act” for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on
WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit:\05%20Relocation%20Allowances\0.pdf

  1. How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and
responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine you

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