Careers at AFIT

Civilian Career Opportunities

All AFIT civilian position announcements are posted to the USAJobs website (www.usajobs.gov).  Below are links to our open positions:   

Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer
Closing Date: 6 Jun 23
Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to perform academic administration duties as the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility strategic leader, advocate, and principal advisor for the Air Force Institute of Technology, and its senior leadership. 

Graduate Assistant
Closing Date: 11 Jun 23
Summary: Performs faculty duties in the Department of Engineering Physics, Graduate School of Engineering and Management at AFIT. The primary role of a Research Assistant is to provide assistance to a faculty mentor to enhance the value and effectiveness of AFIT sponsored research, which feeds and enhances AFIT graduate education and coursework.

Instructor of Environmental Management
Closing Date: 10 Aug 23
Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to develop and provide professional continuing education in the area of environmental management to officers and senior civilians in the Civil Engineer career field.

Supervisory Instructor of Contracting
Closing Date: 18 Aug 23
Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a first level supervisor, providing planning, directing, organizing, and exercising control over nonsupervisory employees assigned to the contracting team in AFIT/LSB.


Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine administers postdoctoral and senior research awards at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), and the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) under the Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program (AF STFP).

We are actively seeking highly qualified candidates including recent doctoral recipients and senior researchers.
Application deadline dates (four annual review cycles):
February 1
May 1
August 1
November 1

Awardee opportunities:

  • Conduct independent research in an area compatible with the interests of the Air Force laboratories
  • Devote full-time effort to research and publication
  • Access the excellent and often unique Air Force research facilities
  • Collaborate with leading scientists and engineers

Awardee benefits:

  • Base stipend starting at $76,542; may be higher based on experience
  • Health insurance (including dental and vision), relocation benefits, and professional travel allowance
  • Applicants should contact prospective AFRL, AFIT, and USAFA Research Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens and should hold, or anticipate receiving, an earned doctorate in science or engineering.
  • Awards are contingent upon completion of the doctoral degree.

For more information, please visit:  Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program


 Active Duty Military Career Opportunities

There are many opportunities for active duty service members to work at AFIT as both faculty and staff.  We typically hire from the AFSCs listed below.  If you are interested in working at AFIT, please contact your Career Field Manager to inquire about opportunities.

  • 1B, 15W, 16F, 17D, 17S
  • 21A, 21R
  • 3D, 3E, 3F, 32E, 38F,
  • 4A, 41A, 43E
  • 51J
  • 6F, 61A, 61D, 62E, 63A, 64P, 65F, 65W
  • 8F, 81T, 82A
  • 91C, 97E


AFIT Human Resources Contacts

For Civilian Personnel:

For Military Personnel:


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