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The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies is a Department of Defense executive education institution that educates, empowers, and connects current and future leaders from the Indo-Pacific region. The Center offers in-resident courses, workshops and dialogues in Honolulu and the Indo-Pacific region, and conducts policy-relevant research to build security capacity and collaboration. DKI APCSS addresses traditional and non-traditional security issues, including the relationship between governance and the security sector; transnational threats such as organized crime, terrorism, violent extremism, and trafficking; maritime security; crises; analytical security assessments; and whole-of-society collaboration to include the role of women, peace and security. The audience of Fellows are mid- to senior-level civilian and military officials from all over the world. The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies is located in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Center invites applications for:


The Center seeks elite educators to teach, facilitate, research, and engage security professionals in the Indo-Pacific Region to promote secure, stable and prosperous region.
Responsibilities for associate/full professor faculty members
• Teach, facilitate, research, team, perform administrative duties to support academic functions
• Lecture on selected regional security topics in executive education courses
• Facilitate and lead seminars, workshops, dialogues, visits, and regional engagements
• Manage and coordinated courses, workshops, and dialogues Essential selection criteria for SECURITY SECTOR DEVELOPMENT associate/full professor faculty members
• High level of experience in security and defense sector governance, development, and institutional capacity building of Indo-Pacific partner governments to increase capacity within their security institutions
• Experience in capacity building, national security consultations, sector-wide coordination, and strategic planning as related to the evolution and transformation of roles and responsibilities of security agencies
• Experience working with U.S. embassies in region, including familiarity with a country team, office of defense cooperation, U.S. State Department and USAID policies

Required qualifications and attributes for associate/full professor faculty members
• Doctoral or Master’s degree
• U.S. citizen, or foreign national who has resided in the U.S. for three of the last five years; must be eligible for H-1B work visa.
• If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.
• Proven ability in teaching and seminar facilitation
• Proven ability to function as a team member

Desirable selection criteria for associate/full professor faculty members
• Knowledge of U.S. Foreign Policy with particular reference to U.S. policy in the Indo-Pacific region.
• Ability to teach a gendered security perspective
• Experience at the operational, strategic, or policy level in a multilateral setting
• Awareness of security issues in one or more countries in the Indo-Pacific region
• Demonstrable skill in at least one regional language
Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Salary range is $93,000 – $127,496 inclusive of locality pay (18.98%) and cost of living allowance (10.64%). All faculty at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia- Pacific Center for Security Studies are employed on limited-term, excepted-service positions, for up to three years, with the possibility of renewal. Relocation expenses may be authorized.

Application Procedure
Interested candidates must submit the following items by email to hrapplications@dkiapcss.net. Please make sure you type the title of the position you are applying too in subject line of email.

1. Letter of Interest. Provide a brief description of your professional goals, personal interests and desired areas of study.
2. Curriculum Vitae. Should reflect educational background, work experience, publications, and salary history
3. Two Letters of Reference

Additional information
• Positions will be filled between 1 November 2019 and 1 June 2020
• Application deadline: 14 September 2019
• Applications will be considered against current faculty requirements
• Application packages will be retained for 6 months
• Application materials become the property of the Department of the 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
• Department of the 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
• Department of the 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 hrapplications@dkiapcss.net to ensure that the Department of the 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