Research Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies

United States Army War College

United States Army War College

Research Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies

To fill a full-time civilian faculty position at the U.S. Army War College (USAWC), Strategic Studies Institute, as provided under Title 10 USC 4021. The initial appointment may be up to three years, the first of which may be a trial period. Appointments may be renewed in one-to five-year increments thereafter. Academic rank and salary will be based on the selected candidate’s academic credentials, experience and professional accomplishments.

The Strategic Studies Institute (SSI} is the U.S. Army's institute for geostrategic and national security research and analysis. SSI serves as a valuable source of ideas, criticism, innovative approaches, and independent analyses. Its team of researchers conducts both self-initiated and directed research and analysis on a wide variety of national security subjects for an array of stakeholders in the Department of Defense but especially for senior Army leadership. SSI, which is part of the U.S. Army War College, is composed of civilian research professors, uniformed military officers, and a professional support staff.

The U.S. Army War College (USAWC} is the Army's most senior institution for professional military education. It educates the top echelon of U.S. military officers of all services, U.S. government civilians, and military officers from up to 80 foreign countries yearly. It develops strategic leaders by providing a variety of rigorous curricula of theoretical and professional subjects. The curriculum is delivered two ways -- through a ten-month resident program (about 385 students) and a two-year distance education program (about 750 students); both lead to a Master's of Strategic Studies accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

The USAWC is located at idyllic Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, home to a historic Army post that provides a collegial, vibrant, and secure work environment for its employees. The post is one of central Pennsylvania's largest and most respected employers.

Responsibilities include:

• Serve as Research Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies in the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI), the research institute of the



• Performs research and publishes SSI studies, journal articles, essays, op-eds, blogs, books, and/or chapters, which are distributed to military leaders, policymakers, government agencies, think tanks, and academic institutions worldwide. (50%)

• Conducts both self-initiated research and directed research (at the request of the Army Staff, Joint Staff or Office of the Secretary of Defense) on Russian national security strategy and policy, including implications for the United States.



• Develop recommendations to achieve key national security objectives specifically oriented toward those factors that impact U.S. defense priorities, especially those of the U.S. Army.

• Designs individual and collective annual research and publication plans, in consultation with SSI leadership, addressing contemporary national security issues.

• Conducts both internal and external service in national security related areas. (30%)

• Liaises with and provides briefings and expertise in response to requests from aforementioned key stakeholders and other audiences.

• Leads, organizes, and implements SSI and USAWC professional collaboration, conferences, seminars, symposiums, and meetings

• Attends and participates in relevant academic conferences by presenting papers and/or acting as panel chair or discussant.

• Contributes to the educational mission of the USAWC through teaching, lecturing, and supervising student research projects.



Who May ApplyU.S. Citizens

For detailed information pertaining to the qualifications and other specifics of the position, including documents required for the application submission, please visit the link below or log onto USAJOBS directly at,

Job Announcement Number: NEDQ214329

Open period: Monday, August 16, 2020 through Friday, October 8, 2021

Submission Process: Please note that this is NOT a Title 5 (General Schedule) position, and the routine procedures for filing through the automated system should NOT be followed. Instead, please submit your complete application package and any requests for further information directly to the Office of the G1 at the email address listed below:

U.S. Army War College

Office of the G1

46 Ashburn Drive

(Anne Ely Hall, Room 233)

Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013

(717) 245-4596 or (717) 961-2256