Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

Honolulu, HI

ID: 7109023
Posted: August 25, 2022
Application Deadline: September 27, 2022

Job Description

About the Position:
The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) invites applications for an executive education faculty member to educate, connect and empower mid- to senior-level security practitioners primarily from the Indo-Pacific region. The faculty member 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 and collaborative opportunities will be considered. Priority will be given to those candidates with particular expertise in any of the following areas:
• Environmental and Climate Security – Particularly Related to Climate Change
• Pacific Island Governance and Regional Security
• South Asia and the Indian Ocean Regional Security
• Northeast Asia Regional Security
• Cyber and Technology Governance and Security

• Educating, connecting, and empowering international and U.S. leaders and security practitioners on security issues;
• Making positive contributions to a collegial, team-centric working environment 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 audience members;
• 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; and
• As assigned: developing, managing, coordinating, conducting and assessing all aspects of engagements, including courses, workshops, and partnerships.

Essential Selection Criteria:
• Expertise and ability to carry out the position responsibilities.
• 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 collaborative strategies to contend with Indo-Pacific security challenges.
• Ability to recommend policy objectives to address Indo-Pacific security challenges.

• U.S. citizen, or a foreign national who has resided in the U.S. for three years and is eligible for H-1B work visa
• 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
• Master or higher degree in a security-related field.

Preferred Attributes:
• PhD in 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

Desirable Selection Criteria:
• Experience working in multinational settings at the operational, strategic, or policy level.
Salary and Conditions:
• Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Salary range is $96,865 - $179,477 inclusive of locality pay (20.40%). You will also be entitled to 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.
• Professors are designated with either a Full or Associate based on a holistic assessment of expertise and previous positions held. Advancement from Associate to Full Professor is considered after at least two years of demonstrated professional excellence in the role at DKI APCSS.

Benefits: A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Benefits include Healthcare Insurance, Dental and Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Long-Term Care Insurance, Federal Employees Group Life Insurance, Federal Employees Retirement System, Thrift Savings Plan, Leave and Holidays.

• The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) is a Honolulu-based Department of Defense executive education institution that builds resilient capacity, shared understanding and networked relationships among civilian, military and non-governmental security practitioners and institutions.
• The center performs its mission in order to promote collaborative, inclusive security in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region.
• DKI APCSS addresses traditional and non-traditional security issues aligned with the Secretary of Defense and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command strategic security priorities. The Center offers executive education programs that include courses, workshops and partnerships in Honolulu and in the broader Indo-Pacific region.
• The engagement program educates, connects and empowers current and future leaders and security practitioners. Engagement participants include mid- to senior-level security practitioners drawn from the whole of society – civilian, military and non-governmental -- from the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.

Interested candidates must submit all of the following items indicated below by email to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please ensure you type the title of the position you are applying to in the subject line of email and job announcement number CSS-20220822-01:
• LETTER OF INTEREST. Provide a brief description of your professional goals, personal interests, and desired areas of study. No more than two pages.
• CURRICULUM VITAE. Should reflect the following: educational background, teaching and mentoring experience, relevant work experience, publications, and salary history.

• Application deadline: Open until 09/27/2022 from publication of solicitation.
• 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 [email protected] 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.
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