Small Wars Journal

Army COIN Opportuntiy

Tue, 02/24/2009 - 1:38pm
Ike Skelton Chair of COIN

US Army Command and General Staff College

Fort Leavenworth Kansas

Limited Tenure NTE: 3 Years; Renewable -- Full Time

Duties: The scope of duties of the Ike Skelton Distinguished Chair of Counterinsurgency involves interaction with national and international governmental and private agencies. Serves as an advocate for counterinsurgency education within the U.S. Army. Collaborates with the Commandant (Lieutenant General), Deputy Commandant (Brigadier General), CGSC school directors, staff and faculty, course and lesson authors, curriculum developers, and CAC agencies in the development and delivery of instruction addressing counterinsurgency subject matter. Serves as a professor, sits on thesis committees, and advises and assists student monograph development. Advises and provides recommendations on the role of CGSC and CAC in changing the culture of the force through the use of experimentation, counterinsurgency articles, and the creation and sharing of knowledge and experiences.

About the Position: CGSC is a multifaceted educational institution, annually teaching over 4,000 students in its resident and non-resident populations. Its diverse population includes representation from over 70 countries and all of the armed services of the United States military. Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, CGSC grants the Master of Military Art and Science degree to approximately 200 students annually.

The incumbent serves as the focal point for the diffusion of knowledge within CGSC and its three schools (Command and General Staff School, School of Advanced Military Studies, and School of Command Preparation) concerning all aspects of counterinsurgency.

More information at the US Army Civilian Personnel Online - Job Announcement # SWEX09142011


The United state army has to collaborate with the schools to create more opportunities for the upcoming talent. They will more work for the development to change the culture of the school staff. The is the creation of the sharing knowledge and experience with the general people. It is the learning chance for the student of the master's degree.