Daniel K. Inouye, Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Type: Academic - Associate Professor
Preferred Education: Masters
Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Salary range is $106,309-$196,976 inclusive of locality pay (20.40%) and cost of living allowance (COLA), currently 9.75% but subject to change.
Internal Number: CSS Assoc Full Prof 1
The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) is a Department of Defense executive education institution that educates, connects and empowers current and future leaders and security practitioners from the Indo-Pacific region. The Center offers executive education programs that includes courses, workshops and partnerships in Honolulu and the broader Indo-Pacific region.
DKI APCSS addresses traditional and non-traditional security issues, including the relationship between governance and the security sector, promoting a free and open Indo-Pacific, and addressing security challenges, including but not limited to: climate change; terrorism, violent extremism, and trafficking; maritime security; crisis management; cyber governance; and, whole-of-society collaboration to include the role of women, peace and security. We engage with mid- to senior-level security practitioners – civilian, military and non-governmental -- from all over the world. The capacity-building mission is accomplished through focused executive education, leader development, regional outreach engagement, strategic dialogues, professional exchanges, and policy-relevant research. Organizationally, our faculty members are assigned to the College of Security Studies within the Daniel K. Inouye Asia- Pacific Center for Security Studies which is located in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) invites applications for several executive education faculty members to educate, connect and empower mid- to senior-level security practitioners primarily from the Indo-Pacific region. The faculty members will offer presentations, facilitate discussions, lead and support a variety of engagements and mentor practitioners in ways that build capacity and increase mutual understanding in support of a free and prosperous Indo-Pacific.
All applicants with expertise in Indo-Pacific security challenges will be considered. Priority will be given to those with particular expertise in any of the following areas:
The security implications of climate change – especially with respect to the Indo-Pacific region;
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) and great power competition;
Responsibilities for Associate and Full Professors include:
Educating, connecting, and empowering international and U.S. leaders and security practitioners on security challenges and opportunities;
Making positive contributions to a collegial, team-centric working environment based on core values of transparency, mutual respect, and inclusion;
Leading teams of peers to accomplish objectives;
Creating and presenting executive education content that spurs discussion, reflection, and learning among the program participants;
Facilitating objective-based discussions among fellows that encourage consolidation of learning and critical reasoning;
Contributing to distinguished visitor engagements with subject matter expertise;
Performing various administrative and institutional duties to support the executive education functions of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center;
Occasionally conducting official travel to engage with international and U.S. leaders and security practitioners;
As assigned: developing, managing, coordinating, conducting and assessing all aspects of engagements, including courses, workshops, and partnerships.
Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Salary range is $106,309-$196,976 inclusive of locality pay (20.40%) and cost of living allowance (COLA), currently 9.75% but subject to change. All faculty at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies are employed on a limited term, excepted-service positions, for up to three years, with the possibility of renewal. Relocation expenses may be authorized.
Interested candidates must submit the following items by email to email@example.com. Please ensure you type the title of the position you are apply to in the subject line of email:
LETTER OF INTEREST. Provide a brief description of your professional goals, personal interests, and desired areas of study.
CURRICULUM VITAE. Should reflect the following: Educational background, teaching experience, climate- or security-related work experience, publications, and salary history.
TWO ORIGINAL LETTERS OF REFERENCE.
Application deadline: February 13, 2022
Applications will be considered against current faculty requirements.
Application packages will be retained for one year.
Application materials become the property of the U.S. Department of Defense and will not be returned.
Individuals selected for interviews will be asked to provide bona fide transcripts from the academic institutions granting their advanced degree(s) and two samples of their publications.
The Department of Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. U.S. Citizenship is not required; however, applicants must be eligible for an H1B or other work visa.
The Department of Defense provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact the Center’s Human Resources Department at firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure that the Department of Defense can consider such a request. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies by visiting: www.apcss.org
Essential Selection Criteria:
General understanding of Indo-Pacific security dynamics including the interplay of some or all of: history, geography, environment, politics, economics, population, demographics and culture;
Knowledge of key public and private actors and networks that can contribute to developing strategies to contend with Indo-Pacific security challenges;
Ability to recommend policy objectives to address Indo-Pacific security challenges;
If a male born after December 31, 1959, must certify registration with the Selective Service System, or be exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.
The following are Preferred Attributes:
Doctoral or Master’s degree a security-related field
Experience living or working in the Indo-Pacific Region
Proven ability in teaching and seminar facilitation
Proven ability to function as an effective, collaborative team member
U.S. citizen; or foreign national who has resided in the U.S. for three of the last five years and is eligible for H-1B work visa
Desirable Selection Criteria:
Experience working in multinational settings at the operational, strategic, or policy level
About Daniel K. Inouye, Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies
The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) is a U.S. Department of Defense institute that officially opened Sept. 4, 1995, in Honolulu, Hawaii. DKI APCSS addresses regional and global security issues, inviting military and civilian representatives of the United States and Asia-Pacific nations to its comprehensive program of executive education and workshops, both in Hawaii and throughout the Indo-Pacific region.
The Center supports the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s objective of developing professional and personal ties among national security establishments throughout the region. With a non-warfighting mission, the Center focuses on a multilateral and multi-dimensional approach to defining and addressing regional security issues and concerns. The most beneficial result is building relationships of trust and confidence among future leaders and decision-makers within the region.
DKI APCSS provides a focal point where national officials, decision makers and policy makers can gather to exchange ideas, explore pressing issues and achieve a greater understanding of the challenges that shape the security environment of the Indo-Pacific region. As well,... the Center gives attention to the increasingly complex interrelationships of military, economic, political and diplomatic policies relevant to regional security issues through its three academic components: executive education, workshops and research and publications efforts.