Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Hawaii

Deadline June 23, 2017
Date Posted May 10, 2017
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, is a Department of Defense executive education institution that educates, empowers, connects, current and future leaders from the Asia-Pacific region. The Center offers in-resident courses, presents workshops, seminars in Honolulu and in the Asia-Pacific region, conducts policy-relevant research, address traditional and non-traditional security issues, including the relationship between governance and security, transnational threats such as crime, terrorism and trafficking; management of natural and man-made crisis; multilateral and whole-of-society collaboration; and specific issues such as health security, maritime security and security impact of climate change. 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 currently seeks world class educators to teach, facilitate, and conduct research. Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching executive education courses in a participant-centered, activity-based context
  • Facilitating seminars and workshops in residential courses, regional seminars, and workshops
  • Contributing to curriculum development
  • Conducting and publishing individual and group research
  • Contributing analysis of security-related trends in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Performing administrative and staff duties to support the Center’s academic functions


Of particular interest are candidates with expertise in the following areas:


Expertise is sought in the following areas:


S. Foreign Policy: particular reference to U. S. Policy in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

Knowledge of U. S. Policy: history, strategic dynamics, and contemporary debates as these

Relate to the use and implementation of U. S. Foreign Policy in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

Practitioner Experience: direct foreign policy experience with a deep understanding of foreign policy practice in the region, will be considered an asset.



Ideal candidates will possess the following:


Master Degree or PhD in a related area or discipline.

Proven ability in teaching and seminar facilitation.

Proven ability to function as a team member.


The following are preferred for all faculty positions:


Experience working in the Indo-Asia Pacific region

Expertise in the security sector of one or more Asia-Pacific countries.

Familiarity with case method teaching, state-of-the-art educational technology and/or gaming.

Professional expertise at the operational, strategic or policy level in a whole-of-government or multilateral setting.


Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Salary range is $87,122 - $136,893 includes HI Locality pay but excludes cost of living allowance (COLA), currently 11.32% but subject to change). These are limited-term, excepted-service positions, for up to three years (with the possibility of renewal). Relocation expenses may be authorized.



 Interested candidates should submit the following items:


LETTER OF INTEREST. Provide a brief description of your vocational goals, personal interests and expected areas of study in the coming year, and explain your interest in future career considerations with the Department of Defense.


CURRICULUM VITAE. Should reflect the following: educational background, work experience, publications and salary history.




TRANSCRIPT(s). Provide bona fide transcripts from the academic institutions granting advance degree(s).


  1. Submit all required documents to physical address:


Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

Attn: Chief, Human Resources Department

2058 Maluhia Road

Honolulu, Hawaii 96815-1949


or email to:






  1. Application deadline: Open until filled. Cut off: 23 June 2017.


     2. Applications will be considered against current Faculty requirements. Application 

         packages will be retained for one year.


  1. Application materials become the property of the U.S. Department of the Defense and will not be returned.


  1. The 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. U.S. Citizenship is not required however applicants must be eligible for an H1B or other work visa.


  1. The 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.


  1. Frequent travel required.


7. Learn more about the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies by visiting: www.apcss.org

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