in the Dept of Engineering Mechanics
We are constantly looking for highly motivated and qualified officers to join our faculty. The application process is described below. Please take the time to review the process. There are very few MS sponsorships available, and we may sponsor certain faculty members for PhD programs. Please call or e-mail the department Secretary at DSN 333-2531 or email if you have any questions. She will put you in contact with the Personnel Officer if you have any questions.
MS degree in Mechanical Engineering (or related engineering discipline)
3-10 years commissioned time in service at time of PCS to Academy
3 years time on station at time of move to USAFA
Strong, promotable record
Strong interview: excellent speaking and interpersonal skills, exemplary bearing
Excellent school records
Contact the DFEM personnel officer through the DFEM secretary at DSN 333-2531 or email.
Prepare the USAFA Assignment Application Form.
Collect transcripts for all colleges you attended (copies are acceptable)
Collect your last five OPRs and/or training reports
Get 2-3 Letters of Recommendation
Have a 5"x7" full-length photo made of yourself in service dress
Rated officers also submit Individual Flight Record, last two year's AF Form 8’s, and Certificate of Aircrew Qualifications
E-mail the package to the personnel offier or mail it to:
Timetable for Application Process:
Start the application process 1 to 1.5 years before you plan on PCSing
Interviews for summer arrivals should be completed no later than Aug/Sep
Hiring decisions for summer arrivals is Nov/Dec
Interviews for December arrivals should be completed no later than Mar/Apr
Hiring decisions for December arrivals (not typical) is Jun/Jul
| Your comments are welcome. Last updated on 20 August 2012.
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