Career Opportunities

Broward College
Senior Director, Avionics Program

To Apply:

Posted to UAA on 02/20/24


Middle Tennessee State University
Aerospace Technology Tenure-Track Faculty Search

Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Aerospace Technology faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor. MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, robust research/ creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.

With twenty full-time faculty members, 100+ flight instructors, and over 1,000 majors, the Department of Aerospace is a signature department at MTSU and is one of the nation’s largest and most respected collegiate aviation operations programs. Majors can choose among six concentrations: Aviation Management, Aerospace Technology, Flight Dispatch, Maintenance Management, Professional Pilot, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations. In addition, the department offers a minor in Air Traffic Control and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) as well as a master’s degree in Aeronautical Science with concentrations in Aviation Education, Aviation Management, and Aviation Safety and Security Management.

The successful candidate is expected to teach classes primarily in the Technology concentration, undertake collaborative and multi-disciplinary research within the department and university, and be actively involved in university and professional service. The successful candidate must have a master’s degree in aerospace engineering, aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering science, flight test engineering, aviation systems, or closely related field by appointment date. Graduate coursework in aerodynamics and aircraft/flight vehicle performance/design is required (must be present on submitted transcripts). It is preferred that applicants have an FAA pilot certificate. If not, MTSU will pay for Private Pilot training for the selected candidate. Required training must be completed within an established time frame. It is desired that the candidate possesses aerospace or flight-testing industry experience; collegiate teaching experience; the FAA CFI, CFII, and MEI certificates; and those with a doctorate or ABD in aerospace engineering, aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering science, flight test engineering, aviation systems, or a closely related field will receive special consideration.

How to Apply
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting Middle Tennessee State University in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. For a full application package please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a research statement at the time of submission. In addition, applicants must submit transcripts showing the required graduate coursework and copies of all FAA certifications when applying to be considered. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.

Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:
Julie Holley, Search Manager -
Lauren McCaghren, Senior Executive Search Consultant -

For more information about the Aerospace Department and Middle Tennessee State

University, please visit: or

Posted to UAA on 02/15/24


Southern Illinois University
Aviation Management Program, Assistant Lecturers (Variable Time) Distance Education 

Position Summary:
The Aviation Management Program in the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks qualified applicants for an Assistant Lecturer position. This is a part-time, term, non-tenure track faculty appointment within Aviation Management's extended-campus program. Courses are held at extended-campus location(s) across the United States. 

Required Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in an academic area appropriate to the course(s) being taught; postsecondary teaching experience as lead instructor responsible for the course; military training and/or related civilian aviation industry experience; ability to travel to specified location to teach specified course(s). Applicants may be subject to background check for military site access. 

To teach Fiscal Aspect of Aviation Management and one or more of the following courses: Aviation Management Writing and Communication, Aviation Industry Regulation, Airline Management, Legal Aspects of Aviation, Aviation Maintenance Management, Aviation Safety Management, Aviation Industry Career Development, and writing intensive Independent Study classes. To engage in other assignments as determined by the chair of the department. 

Application Deadline:
March 1, 2024 or until filled. 

Application Procedure:
Visit to create an account and apply. 

Required Documents:
To apply, upload letter of interest that identifies two courses you feel qualified to instruct; current vitae/resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references 

Contact for further information:
Michael Robertson Contact email:

Contact phone number:

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student  population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration. 

Posted to UAA on 02/09/24



Southern Illinois University
Assistant Instructor/Assistant Lecturer 

NTT Faculty (Aviation Technologies Program) 

School of Aviation-SIUC 

College of Health and Human Sciences-SIUC 

Position Summary:
The School of Aviation in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for one Assistant Instructor (for individuals holding a Bachelor’s degree) or Assistant Lecturer (for individuals holding a Master’s degree) position. Effective date of appointment is August 16, 2024. This is a nine-month, term, non-tenure track appointment. This position will support the baccalaureate degree in Aviation Technologies developed to prepare Aviation technicians with advance technical skills. A comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, retirement options and tuition waiver is provided. A full listing of benefits is available at

Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching responsibilities will include instruction in the FAA-approved Part 147 Airframe and Powerplant curriculum maintaining class records as required by SIU Carbondale and FAA participation in program/department support activities perform maintenance on laboratory equipment other assignments as determined by School Director. To attend department meetings as required. To engage in other assignments as determined by the school director. 

Minimum Qualifications:
For Assistant Instructor: Earned Bachelor’s Degree: Valid FAA Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant Ratings. 

For Assistant Lecturer: Earned Master’s Degree: At least one degree in an aviation-related discipline, minimum three years full-time industry experience in aviation maintenance;possess a valid A&P certificate. 

Contact for further information:
Karen Johnson 

Contact email: 

Contact phone:

Application process:
Apply online at 

Deadline to Apply:
3/9/2024 or until filled 

General Information:
Create a profile and upload a letter of application specifying the position to which application is being 

Posted to UAA on 02/09/24



Southern Illinois University
Assistant Instructor/Assistant Lecturer 

NTT Faculty (Aviation Management Program) 

School of Aviation-SIUC 

College of Health and Human Sciences-SIUC 

Position Summary:
The School of Aviation in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for one or more term, non-tenure track faculty positions within the Aviation Management program beginning August 16, 2024. A comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, retirement options and tuition waiver is provided. A full listing of benefits is available at

Duties and Responsibilities:
To teach one or more of the following courses: Introduction to aviation Management, Air Transport Labor Relations, Airline Management, Airport Planning, Airport Management, Air Traffic Control, and Legal Aspects of Aviation. To maintain appropriate office hours and to assist students with program-related matters. To attend department meetings as required. To engage in other assignments as determined by the school director. 

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of three years' documented experience in the aviation industry. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Master’s Degree. 
• Minimum two years post-secondary teaching experience and related industry experience. 

Contact for further information:
Michael Robertson 

Contact email: 

Contact phone:

Application process:
Apply online at 

Deadline to Apply:
3/31/2024 or until filled 

General Information:
In your cover letter, please list courses (from the list above) that you are qualified to teach. 

Posted to UAA on 02/09/24



Southern Illinois University 
Flight Instructors (Assistant Instructor or Assistant Lecturer) 

The School of Aviation seeks applicants for flight instructor positions in SIU Carbondale's Aviation Flight program. These are term, non-tenure track faculty appointments. 

Flight instructors are hired based on the needs of our flight program. Applications are continually evaluated throughout the year, with the first review beginning February 1, 2024. Because our needs can change quickly, having an application completed and available for review is beneficial. A comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, retirement options and tuition waiver is provided. A full listing of benefits is available at

Duties and Responsibilities
• To provide individual flight instruction to students enrolled in Aviation flight courses, including preflight/post-flight inspections as well as maintaining the training records of assigned students. 
• To assist faculty as needed in teaching aeronautical and aircraft systems classes leading to FAA Pilot Certificates and Ratings. 
• To engage in other duties as determined by the Chief Flight Instructor. 

Minimum Qualifications: 
• Bachelor’s Degree 
• FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating 
• FAA Certified Flight Instructor-Airplane Certificate (CFI) 

Official academic transcripts must be received prior to date of hire. 
Certified Flight Instructor-Instrument Airplane Certificate required (CFII) within four months from date of hire. Cannot be “Instructor of Record” for any Aviation class until CFII is earned. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• CFII at time of application 
• FAR 141 experience within a University flight program. 
• Master’s degree. 

Required Documents: 
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Professional Licenses, Transcripts. To apply go to, create an account and apply to job. 

Posted to UAA on 02/09/24


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott, Arizona
Dean of the College of Aviation

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Aviation at the institution’s campus in Prescott, Arizona. The University seeks an authentic, accomplished, and highly collaborative leader to provide oversight for one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic programs for degrees in Aviation and Aerospace-related fields. Candidates must have a keen knowledge and love of aviation.
The College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Prescott prepares students for productive careers and leadership roles within the global aviation community. The University community stands together poised to elevate Embry-Riddle to an even more distinctive position within the higher education landscape, and to ensure that it continues to offer the most relevant, effective, and applied learning centered on the intersection of its broad offerings within the fields of aviation and aerospace education.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) is recognized as the world leader in aviation and aerospace higher education. ERAU is a non-profit, private institution organized into three campuses, including two traditional residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona, and a Worldwide Campus that offers top-ranked online learning and classrooms at more than 130 centers across the U.S., Europe, Asia, and South America.
The College of Aviation at Prescott offers expertly maintained aircraft equipped with glass cockpits, along with leading-edge labs that replicate the nation’s airspace, state-of-the-art maintenance and avionics repair facilities, and unrivaled aviation simulation centers that showcase the latest in training technology. The Prescott Campus Flight Training Center will debut, in summer 2024, expanded simulation facilities. Fiscal years 2020 through 2022 saw a $22.4 million investment in new aircraft and simulators, with an additional $34.4 million in renovations and projects projected through 2025.
The College of Aviation serves over 1,200 undergraduate and 20 graduate students. The College of Aviation is comprised of the Aeronautical Sciences, Flight, Applied Aviation Sciences, Safety Science and Aviation Safety Departments, as well as the Robertson Safety Institute.
The Dean oversees approximately 40 full-time faculty (including the Associate Dean and Department Chairs), close to 20 part-time faculty, and nine direct staff. The Dean also supervises the Department Chair of Flight who oversees approximately 160 flight instructors, 44 full-time and eleven part-time staff.
The next Dean will hold a doctoral degree or terminal degree and a record of professional accomplishment sufficient to be appointed as a tenured full professor. Outstanding teaching, research, service, and industry experience are highly valued.  An advanced degree in an aviation-related field/discipline is preferred.  The next Dean will have a strong track record of successful personnel management as chair, director, or in a comparable administrative role, including experience mentoring talented faculty, staff, administrators, and students to perform at their best.

For additional details, including qualifications, please download the position profile at:
The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Nominations, inquiries, and application materials, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of five professional references should be forwarded in confidence to:
Steve Leo, Managing Director
Vicki Henderson, Senior Associate
Storbeck Search
For more information about Embry-Riddle Prescott please visit:
This is a full-time position that will be performed on site in Prescott, Arizona. Salary commensurate with experience with a generous benefits package.

ERAU is committed to being a global leader in diversity and inclusion in higher education. It continually strives to recognize, respect, and celebrate the differences and cultural identities among individuals as the institution recruits, supports, and embraces its diverse community. ERAU works to provide a safe environment where self-expression is welcome. ERAU strives to create a campus climate free of discrimination so that networks, partnerships, and cultural competency continue to be fostered through leadership, integrity, care and respect.

Posted to UAA on 02/02//24


Texas A&M University–Central TX
Professional Track Asst. Lecturer

The Sciences & Math Dept. at Texas A&M University–Central TX is seeking applicants for a professional track asst. lecturer in the Professional Pilot & Aviation Management & Aviation Management-Maintenance Concentration degree programs. The successful candidate will teach 100% online undergraduate aviation courses. M.S. or M.A. in Aviation Science or related field from a regionally accredited institution is required. Strong online teaching & experience with undergraduates are required.

Minimum Qualifications:
• M.S. or M.A. in Aviation Science or a related
• Demonstrate a track record of growth & improvement as an educator
• Verifiable teaching experience with online LMS, prefer in a collegiate setting
• Possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission of Colleges (credentialing standards, typically 18 graduate semester credit hrs in the subject area taught.
• Hold an FAA Commercial Pilot rating, Certified Flight Instructor rating, Advanced Ground Instructor rating, or Airline Transport Rating.
• Significant aviation industry experience.
• Must be able to relocate to Central TX

Preferred Qualifications:
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills w/experience writing at APA or MLA level.
• Have experience advancing a student's aviation career.
• Ability to work as a team
• Organizational & admin skills.

Commensurate w/experience

Full-time faculty hours
9 month professional-track

Fall 2024 start date

Posted to UAA on 01/17/24


Mt. San Antonio College
Professor- Aeronautics, Commercial Flight

Initial Salary Placement Range: $81,395 - $121,472 annually, initial placement based upon applicant education and previous work experience (see posting for details under Conditions of Employment))

The Aeronautics Department consists of Associate of Science degrees in Commercial Flight, Aviation Science (air traffic control), and Unmanned aircraft. The program also has certificates in FAA Aircraft Dispatch and Unmanned Aircraft. The faculty being hired will join the Aeronautics faculty in a multidisciplinary Aeronautics Department. The department consists of 4 full-time faculty and 9 part-time faculty members. The mission of the department is to provide the highest quality education for our diverse student population in a supportive environment that leads to high technology skills and high- paying aviation careers. Teaching in the Aeronautics Department offers faculty the opportunity to use their talents to make a positive impact in students’ lives and education that results in success in college and employment throughout the aviation industry.

Tentative courses to be taught include Commercial Pilot Ground School, Instrument Pilot Ground School, and Air Navigation.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:
• Teach courses in the disciplines for which the candidate meets Minimum Qualifications or the equivalent. 
• Teach assigned courses in accordance with course outline of record. 
• Instruct and support students with diverse backgrounds utilizing culturally relevant pedagogy, careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methods including for online instruction, informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions, student learning outcomes, and support a philosophy of instruction focusing on critical thinking and analysis. 
• Maintain scheduled office and campus hours and participate in department/division meetings and committees. 
• Perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with administrative responsibilities and College, division, and department policies. 
• Late afternoon and/or evening assignments may be required as part of the regular contract.  
• Demonstrate Effective oral and written communication with students. 
• Demonstrate a Commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. 
• Participate in departmental and college governance activities through committee service and/or other appropriate activities to maintain and improve the instructional program and to provide service to the college. 
• In close cooperation with other discipline faculty, participate in the design, evaluation, revision, and development of culturally relevant curriculum, courses, and/or degrees. 
• Maintain current knowledge of the aviation disciplines. 
• Support and participate in Aeronautics Department student groups. 
• Participate in appropriate professional development activities and maintain current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching and learning strategies. 

Required Qualifications:
 The minimum of one of the following awarded/conferred from a regionally accredited institution:
1. Any bachelor’s degree or higher and two years of professional experience; OR
2. Any associate degree and six years of professional experience. The professional experience must be directly related to the faculty teaching assignment.
NOTE: Professional experience is required when the applicant possesses a master’s degree. The professional experience required must be directly related to the faculty member’s teaching assignment.
3. The equivalent (please request an equivalency review in the application), OR
4. California Community College credential, “Valid for Life” (no longer issued), authorizing service as an instructor in the appropriate discipline; refer to Ed Code § 87355 (If meeting qualifications with this credential, a copy of the valid lifetime credential must be submitted with the application.); AND
5. Commitment to the community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for students with diverse abilities and interests; personal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural environment; awareness and commitment to the special needs of non-traditional students.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Ability to communicate curriculum meaningfully for students with diverse backgrounds.
2. Current FAA Certified Flight Instructor Certificate
3. FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate
4. FAA Remote Pilot Certificate
5. FAA Air Traffic Control Specialist Certificate
6. No history of FAA certificate actions or FAA enforcement actions
7. Teaching experience in formal aviation educational programs at a college, in industry, or in government.

• Mt. San Antonio College offers a competitive and excellent benefits package providing medical, dental, and vision benefits to eligible employees and their dependents. Lifetime supplemental medical benefits are also available for eligible retirees.
• The College contributes up to $25,612.44 toward family annual premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees. The district participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and National Benefits Services (NBS).

To Apply:


Posted to UAA on 01/17/24


Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Director, School of Aviation

Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU Carbondale) invites nominations and applications for Director of the School of Aviation. We seek a talented and inspirational academic leader to provide direction and leadership for this nationally recognized aviation program. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative faculty position; salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Director of the School of Aviation is the chief administrative and academic officer of the school and reports to the Dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences. The successful candidate is expected to bring a vision for the future that will inspire, encourage, build consensus, and lead the faculty, students, and staff of the school community to greater academic excellence. The successful candidate will provide leadership in shaping the identity of the school, inspire the school to develop innovative interdisciplinary academic and research activities, and serve as the face of the School in outreach to alumni and other constituencies.

The School of Aviation is nationally recognized, FAA approved, and offers undergraduate programs in aviation flight, aviation management, and aviation technology, as well as a graduate program in aviation management. The school offers academic programing on-campus, online, and at off-campus site locations across the nation. Our offerings provide an outstanding academic experience to students with diverse interests and career and professional goals. Faculty and students in the school also engage in innovative research across an impressive array of scholarly areas. Additional information is available at
 School of Aviation (

The position is available on July 1, 2024.  Review of applications will begin February 5, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled or an adequate applicant pool is established.  For additional information, please contact Dr. Jose Ruiz (, chair of the search committee, or Dr. Robert Morgan (, Dean, College of Health and Human Sciences.

Examples of Duties
The Director will assume administrative responsibility for directing the school’s faculty/staff hiring, annual reviews, budgeting, course planning, curriculum, student recruitment and retention, and other academic duties, be committed to the professional development of faculty, staff, and students, and foster collaborations within the School and with other appropriate college and campus constituencies.
Specific responsibilities include:

  1. planning, development, coordination, review, and administration of undergraduate and graduate instructional programs to enhance learning outcomes of enrolled students
  2. providing leadership in fostering an environment that advances University goals regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion
  3. ensuring faculty and staff excellence through effective recruitment, retention, and evaluation of personnel
  4. enhancing recruitment, retention, and degree completion rates of students
  5. providing educational leadership, fostering excellence, and creating a culture of increased research, scholarship, and creative activity among faculty
  6. developing and recommending budgets, as well as administering approved budgets and controlling expenditures within the unit
  7. promoting alumni relations and representing the School to various constituencies
  8. teaching in the Director's disciplinary area, as assigned by the Dean
Required Qualifications:
  1. Experience commensurate with a tenured appointment at the rank of associate professor or professor in the School of Aviation at the time of appointment;
  2. Terminal degree in a relevant aviation discipline; 
  3. Demonstrated administrative and leadership experience
  4. A record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. 
Preference will be given to candidates with substantive experience working with the FAA regulatory requirements of a flight and/or aviation maintenance operation.

Required Documents:

General Information:
SIU Carbondale is a doctoral research university with students from all 50 states and approximately 100 countries. We offer roughly 200 degree programs, with about 100 degrees each at the undergraduate and graduate level, plus professional degrees in law and medicine. SIU Carbondale embraces a unique tradition of access and opportunity, inclusive excellence, innovation in research and creativity, and outstanding teaching focused on nurturing student success. As a nationally ranked public research university and regional economic catalyst, we create and exchange knowledge to shape future leaders, improve our communities, and transform lives. Carbondale, IL, the home of Southern Illinois University, is located in a region characterized by its natural beauty due to the Shawnee National Forest, Giant City State Park, and other outdoor opportunities. The city is a hub for the region yet maintains a small town feel with college town amenities. It is also easily accessible to a host of midwestern (e.g., St. Louis, Indianapolis) and southern (e.g., Nashville, Memphis) cities within a 2-4 hour drive. The local airport recently started offering a connection to O'Hare airport.

SIU Carbondale, member of the SIU System, is an anti-racist community that opposes racism, discrimination and inequity in any form, and embraces diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice for all people.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

To apply, go to:

Posted to UAA on 01/09/24