USAFA Department of Foreign Languages

Faculty Positions

All Air Force officers with foreign language skills (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish) and a Master's Degree already in-hand should contact us ASAP!

Open to Air Force Active Duty Officers only.   Officers in other branches of the armed forces can contact us, but you must also use your assignment system.

We Have Two Types of "Hires"
"Direct Hire"  Officers with language qualifications (certified through the Defense Language Proficiency Test, DLPT) and a master’s degree (in any field) can PCS directly to USAFA if released by AFPC.  Please apply using the procedures below, but you must also use the Officer Development Plan (T-ODP) process to request the assignment through the Air Force assignment system.

"AFIT Hire"  Officers with language skill, but no advanced education may apply to be sponsored for a master’s degree.
        *Highly Competitive
        *Interviews are recommended but not required
        *Apply directly to us using the procedures below
        *We will act as your liaison with AFPC if you're selected

Application Procedures:

Procedures for advanced degree sponsorship have recently changed.  Officers interested in AFIT M.S. or Ph.D sponsorship by USAFA must first submit a completed Air Force IMT 3849, "PME/AFIT/RTFB Officer Worksheet," to the Air Force Personnel Center. Deadline for AF  IMT 3849 submission is for AY 2009-2010 is June 6.

Link for the AF IMT 3849:

Address to send your completed AF IMT 3849 to:

After AFPC approves your AF IMT 3849 we will require the following:

    * Military Resumé (use Tongue and Quill format)
    * All OPRs and Training Reports
    * All Academic Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate)
    * Current DLPT Scores
    * Current GMAT and/or GRE Score Sheets (AFIT Hire applicants only)
    * Letters of Recommendation (current commander, previous academic advisors, etc.)

Send Your Application Package to the Personnel Officer of the Foreign Language Department at the U.S. Air Force Academy:
Personnel Officer
2354 Fairchild Dr, Suite 4L8
USAFA CO 80840-6244

After we receive your package we may contact you to speak in the language you desire to teach.  Then it becomes a matter of gaining release from your career field at a time when we have an opening.  Teaching language at USAFA is truly a rewarding experience.  If you have language ability and a desire to teach future leaders, please contact us!

POC for this page: HQ USAFA/DFF CO 80840-6244
DSN 333-3820, Comm (719) 333-3820



U.S. Air Force Academy, USAFA, CO 80840, (719) 333-1110 DSN: 333-1110, Updated: 23 Apr 14
Privacy & Security Notice   |   External Link Disclaimer   |   Contact Us / Submit Feedback / Webmaster | Accessibility/Section 508