US Air Force job ad: Professor of Cross-Cultural Communication

Department: Department of the Air Force
Agency: Air Education and Training Command
Job Announcement Number: AD-SPAATZ-11-15
SALARY RANGE: $80,000.00 to $100,000.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Friday, December 5, 2014 to Monday, January 5, 2015
SERIES & GRADE: AD-1701-00
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time – Excepted Service Term NTE 3 YEARS
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy – Montgomery, AL View Map
WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace.

The U.S. Air Force Culture and Language Center at Air University invites applications for the position of Professor of Cross Cultural Communication. The successful applicant will join a growing inter-disciplinary department that develops cross-culturally competent military personnel. The primary purpose of this position is to teach, research, and conduct scholarly service that increases airman’s cross-cultural competence. Specifically, the incumbent will provide expertise on inter-personal cross-cultural communication and develop/deliver general, transferable frameworks that students can employ anywhere they are deployed.

WHO MAY APPLY: **ALL APPLICANTS MAY APPLY** Click here for more information on additional eligibilities. You will have the opportunity to select one or more eligibilities during the process, if applicable. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities “you – the applicant” list or fail to list**

TRAVEL REQUIRED: Occasional Travel, Travel may be required
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED: Yes, PCS costs may be paid
*You must be eligible to obtain a Secret security clearance
*You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position
*Travel and relocation expenses may be paid
*Position may require a pre-employment drug test
*You may be required to do some travel

The primary duties of this position are on teaching to include developing curricula; leading seminars; facilitating on-line programs and delivering lectures; conducting faculty development; advising student research; and assessing student learning. While the focus of the position is on graduate-level professional education, the incumbent will also instruct a large on-line course at the undergraduate level and contribute scholarly guidance to the development of pre-deployment training. Research will include designing and conducting original scholarly studies and publishing results in academic and professional fora. Service will include vetting organizational products; academic committee work; and establishing/maintaining professional relationships with colleagues across and outside of Air University.

Air University is a Level V post-secondary institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. We seek an individual with research and instructional expertise in cross-cultural communication. Applicants must show evidence of teaching and research in a post-secondary institution. Applicants must have relevant academic experience commensurate with the requirements to teach senior US and international military and civilian leaders. The position also requires a demonstrated ability to design, develop and evaluate graduate-level course materials and instructional methodologies. The position requires a broad knowledge of military and academic cultures, knowledge of academic research methods and demonstrated skill in writing and editing for publication. The ability to lead diverse teams and communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences is also a requirement. The position requires a broad knowledge of joint/service military thought and theory to include the elements of national power, international relations, and military capabilities and limitations.

A Ph.D. is highly desired; a master’s degree is required and must be in an academic discipline relevant to anthropology, communication, or sociology.

Academic rank for the position is open but the focus is at the Assistant and Associate Professor and Administrative Faculty level.

To qualify based on education, submit copy of your transcripts or list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. We will be unable to return these to you. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of 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.

You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
In order to qualify for this position, you must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance.
You may be required to do some travel.

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. This is an Administratively Determined position in the excepted service.

* 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.

The materials you send with your application will not be returned.

Your latest résumé will be used to determine your qualifications.

To determine if you are qualified for this position, your résumé will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: Your Résumé

2. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, January 05, 2015. For all details, see the original posting.