Assistant Professor - Operations Research | Data Science | Computer Science
United States Air Force Academy
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Academic / College and University
Minimum salary is shown. Higher salary are possible based upon qualifications. High academic ranks may also be possible.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 22-28-DFCS 672622600
The Department of Computer and Cyber Sciences at the United States Air Force Academy invites applications for an Assistant Professor position to begin in mid-June 2023. Higher ranks may be possible with corresponding qualifications.
The selected applicant will teach undergraduate operations research, data science, computer science, and/or cyber security; conduct scholarly research; and perform service to the department and the institution. Beyond teaching, the primary duties include curriculum development, course development, academic advising, and development of cadets to become Air Force officers of character.
This is a full-time, 12-month position based upon an annually renewable 4-year term following the one-year probation period. A tenure-track system is being considered and may be available in the coming years.
Recommend reaching out to this position's contact early to learn more about the position and selection/hiring process as well as to provide an informal copy of your application as the selection committee will not see the formal application until mid-November.
Candidates must be a U.S. citizen with a doctoral degree in operations research, data science, computer science, computer security, computer engineering, or a related field by the time employment begins. Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include integrity, initiative, enthusiasm, collegiality, and a commitment to teaching excellence. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the U.S. Air Force Academy mission by interacting with cadets, both in and out of the classroom as instructors and mentors. Evidence of teaching excellence and research promise is desired. Candidates who are interested in developing future leaders of character with a strong desire to serve their country are particularly welcome.
The United States Air Force Academy is a federal military service academy focused on developing officers of character and integrity to serve the nation. The 4,400 cadets complete a broad liberal arts and sciences core curriculum together with an academic major and extensive military training and athletic programs. The Air Force Academy is located just north of Colorado Springs, Colorado along the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Colorado Springs provides an extensive array of cultural and recreational activities. The Denver metropolitan area offers even more activities, and is just an hour north. Additional information on the U. S. Air Force Academy can be found at www.usafa.edu.
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
The U. S. Air Force Academy is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to ...teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Prospective candidates must engender a climate that values and utilizes diversity in all its forms to enliven and make more inclusive the work of the organization. The Academy is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.