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Assistant Professor (2) - United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs

27 Aug 2018 2:53 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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The Department of Behavioral Sciences & Leadership (DFBL) anticipates filling at least two full-time faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Leadership, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, or other behavioral science fields (e.g., psychology and sociology) where the primary focus of their studies, teaching, and research is leadership in organizations. Ideal candidates should have teaching experience in the respective discipline at the undergraduate level. They should be willing to regularly teach introductory undergraduate courses in one or more of these disciplines and to mentor undergraduate research.

The U.S. Air Force Academy, located just north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is an undergraduate institution that awards the Bachelor of Science degree as part of its mission to educate, train, and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead in the United States Air Force and in service to our nation. Faculty applications are invited from candidates who can contribute to this mission by interacting with cadets, both in and out of the classroom, as instructors and mentors. The student body consists of approximately 4,000 men and women representing every state and several foreign countries. The Academy faculty is an integrated group of military and civilian educators. The curriculum includes core academic and professional courses, and 27 disciplinary and interdisciplinary majors.

The United States Air Force Academy is dedicated to the goal of building a pluralistic faculty committed to a multicultural environment that enriches the educational experience of our students. Hence, we are especially interested in candidates whose teaching, life experience, and/or research interests contribute to a climate that values and uses diversity in all its forms. Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include the personal attributes of integrity, industry, cooperation, initiative, and breadth of intellectual interests.

Salaries are competitive, include a cost-of-living adjustment, and also cover non-teaching summer months. Interested persons should submit a curriculum vitae; a statement of interest that addresses the ways in which the applicant’s qualifications meet the requirements of the ad, to include evidence of teaching excellence, promise of research productivity, and commitment to diversity/inclusion; and a listing of at least three references that we may contact later in the review process. 

Appointment to this position begins 24 June 2019 and ends 30 June 2022. Subsequent re-appointments will be considered based upon an assessment of performance, Air Force and departmental needs, and funding availability. 

To apply: Go to Type in “USAF Academy” in the “Where” box and click on “Search Jobs.” Applications must be received by October 16, 2018

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