AFIT is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). In addition to its regional accreditation, the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET accredits the following master's degree programs in the Graduate School of Engineering and Management: Aeronautical Engineering, Astronautical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Science, Engineering Management, and Systems Engineering. Also, the Industrial Hygiene master's degree program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET. AFIT's Carnegie Classification is: Doctoral Universities - Moderate Research Activity
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NOTE: Initial appointment is under Schedule A appointing authority, Excepted Appointment Not-to-Exceed 3 years. At the time of the expiration of the initial appointment an employee who adequately demonstrates professional competence can be extended in increments of 1, 2 or 3 years or for an indefinite period. If awarded *Permanent Academic Tenure by the organization, may be converted to an Indefinite appointment in the Excepted Service without time limitations. An initial appointment can be allowed to expire for an employee who does not adequately demonstrate professional competence. The appointment cannot be converted to a permanent tenure in the competitive service. (*Permanent academic tenure refers only to professional academic tenure; it does not encompass "Status" as used in civil service regulations regarding career tenure with competitive service appointments.)
This is a Tenure track position: Academic tenure is based upon performance and approval of the faculty and may be considered after the initial or subsequent 3-year period.
USAF, Air Education and Training Command (AETC)
Air University (AU) Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT)
Graduate School of Engineering and Management, Department of Operational Sciences
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433
Performs faculty duties at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor within the Department of Operational Sciences, Air Force Institute of Technology.
- Instructs doctoral and master of science students in the broad discipline of operations research and in the application of operations research techniques to the operational problems of the Air Force, representing the current state of knowledge in the field. Courses range from introductory operations research courses,
including linear programming, probability modeling, simulation, and engineering economy, to advanced electives in an area of specialization that supports Department needs and mission.
- Directs, coordinates, and evaluates the research activity of doctoral and master of science students. Develops research topics suitable for thesis and dissertation research, covering a broad spectrum of Air Force related problems and, where appropriate, with the active sponsorship of Air Force or other relevant organizations.
- Participates in a research program and performs research in the area of specialization with, as appropriate, the active sponsorship of Air Force or other relevant organizations. Communicates the results of this research to the technical community through publications in scholarly professional journals and presentations at technical meetings.
- Provides consulting services to Air Force and other appropriate organizations in the area of specialization.
- Participates in academic committees as appropriate.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.