Assistant/Associate Professor of National Security

U.S. Army War College | Carlisle Barracks, PA

Posted Date 8/04/2020
Description About the Position:
This is a full-time civilian faculty position at the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) as provided under Title 10 USC 4021. Initial appointment may be up to four years, with the first year a trial period. The appointment may be renewed in one- to five-year increments thereafter. Academic rank and salary will be based on the selectee's academic credentials, experience, and professional accomplishments; however, the focus is at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.

Who May Apply:
U.S. Citizens

To qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your résumé must clearly describe your relevant experience; your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is available at (

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS/KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Applicants will be rated based on the criteria listed below by a panel of subject matter experts appointed with the purpose of identifying the best-qualified candidates.

1. Must have master's degree (required) in national security studies, international relations, government, political science, history, regional studies, or related field. A PhD or equivalent evidence of extensive original scholarly research and writing is strongly preferred. Doctoral students within six months of completing the degree are eligible (and encouraged) to apply.

2. Must have an established record of superlative teaching at the undergraduate, graduate, or Senior Service College level. Experience at the graduate level is preferred.

3. Ability to prepare, teach, and lecture on subjects related to national security policy and strategy formulation, theories of war and strategy, and other subjects to include political economy, diplomacy, or regional studies.

4. Record of scholarly research and publication-or evidence of great potential for such research and publication-in areas relevant to the curriculum, to include national security policy and strategy, international relations, political science, history, political economy, regional studies, and the strategic use of military force (assurance, deterrence, coercion, and compellence).

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