Assistant Professor of Systems Integration and Cost Analysis

Ohio, United States
$64,100.00 - $181,500.00
Dec 02, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Systems Integration and Cost Analysis. This position supports the Cost Analysis and Acquisition & Program Management programs through teaching, research, and professional service in AFIT’s Department of Systems Engineering and Management ( 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.  


The Position:

As a faculty member supporting the Acquisition & Program Management and Cost Analysis programs, you will teach graduate level courses in the broad fields of management, cost analysis, and economics; direct, advise, and evaluate the research activities of master of science students; develop research topics suitable for thesis research covering a broad spectrum of Air Force or DoD problems; personally carry out a highly creative and significant, externally funded research program and disseminate results through journal publication and conference presentations; provide consultation services to the Air Force and other appropriate organizations in the area of specialization; participate in faculty governance/academic committees of the Institute and in activities of professional societies related to the activities of the department. 


The position requires a doctoral degree in economics, systems engineering, management or a related discipline.


U.S. Citizenship is required. This is a SECRET position. The selected candidate will be subject to a security investigation leading to successful completion of a background investigation. The selectee's failure to meet this requirement will be grounds for termination.


About AFIT:

AFIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. The Air Force believes that diversity is essential to accomplishing its mission. AFIT highly values individuals who have a demonstrated ability to work successfully with and help develop individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. For the Air Force, diversity encompasses: personal life experiences, geographic background, socioeconomic background, cultural knowledge, educational background, work background, language abilities, physical abilities, philosophical/spiritual perspectives, age, race, ethnicity, and gender.


AFIT is a Carnegie classified STEM-dominant, doctoral university with high research activity. AFIT offers Masters and Ph.D. degrees in the applied sciences, engineering, and management through the Graduate School of Engineering and Management. Students include military officers from all U.S. armed services, enlisted members of the Air Force, Department of Defense civilian employees, international military officers, and defense industry employees. AFIT’s graduate faculty have made fundamental contributions in both the traditional academic disciplines and nontraditional and interdisciplinary areas uniquely designed to serve the Air Force and the national defense needs of the U.S. through their basic and applied research activities.


AFIT is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and maintains specialized accreditation with ABET. Located on Wright-Patterson AFB near Dayton OH, AFIT is in close proximity to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and many other higher education and research institutions. Further information about AFIT can be found on its Web page:


How to Apply:

A complete position description articulating the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of the position and application instructions are found on the USA Jobs website (; announcement number: AFMC-10961417-000000-9X-MEH).

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For consideration, applications submitted per the USA Jobs advertisement must be received by close of business on January 15th, 2021.