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Texas AM University - Central Texas
Assistant Professor of Aviation Science
The Sciences and Mathematics Department at Texas A&M University–Central Texas (TAMUCT) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor who will serve as the lead faculty member of the Professional Pilot and Aviation Management and Aviation Management-Maintenance Concentration degree programs. The successful candidate will be expected to manage and grow these programs and teach various 100% online undergraduate aviation courses. The candidate shall establish a research program that includes research with undergraduate student collaborators. A Ph.D. in Aviation Science or a related field from a regionally accredited institution is required. ABD candidates with a completion date of no later than January 1, 2024, will be considered. Strong online teaching skills and experience with undergraduates are required. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, teaching, and research philosophies, and three professional letters of reference.
Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution. The faculty member will serve as the lead for the Professional Pilot and Aviation Management and Aviation Management-Maintenance Concentration degree programs. In addition, the faculty member must be able to work with, and develop, relationships with industry leaders. Other responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in the degree programs, conducting research, advising students, course and program assessment, student recruitment, serving on departmental and university committees, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
 • Ph.D. in Aviation Science or related field from a regionally accredited institution. ABD candidates with completion dates by January 1, 2024, will be considered.
 • Significant in-depth aviation industry experience (civil or military).
 • Verifiable teaching experience with online Learning Management Systems (LMS), preferably in a collegiate setting.
 • Possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission of Colleges (SACSCOC) credentialing standards, typically including at least 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area taught.
 • Hold an FAA Commercial Pilot rating, Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) rating, Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI) rating, or Airline Transport Rating (ATP).
 • Demonstrate a track record of growth and improvement as an educator, and preferably have experience advancing a student's aviation career.
 • Must be able to relocate to Central Texas. 

Preferred Qualifications 
 • Part 141 or Part 147 training background experience.
 • Experience in program assessment.
 • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with significant experience with writing at the APA level.
 • Ability to work as a team member and organizational and administrative skills.

This document represents some of the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. 

Interested applicants MUST apply online at

Posted to UAA on 6/28/23


University of Nebraska at Omaha
Instructor - Aviation Institute

The Aviation Institute at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) seeks applicants for a Instructor position. A successful candidate or this position will be able to teach courses in our Bachelor of Science in Aviation major as well as courses related to one of our three concentrations, professional flight, air transport administration, and unmanned aircraft systems. Potential courses may include but are not limited to Introduction to Aviation and Aerospace, Introduction to Airports, Airline Operations, Private, Instrument, or Commercial ground Theory, Meteorology, Data Analytics, Airport Master Planning, and General Aviation Operations. A successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to teach in higher education and possess strong written and oral communication skills. While not required, it would be beneficial for a candidate to hold an FAA pilot and/or remote pilot certificate.

The Aviation Institute is in the heart of Omaha, Nebraska and is a nationally recognized aviation program housed in the School of Public Administration which provides a supportive and collaborative academic culture. The Institute offers a Bachelor of Science in Aviation with concentrations in Air Transport Administration, Professional Flight, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The Aviation Institute is a proud partner in workforce development initiatives with Jet Linx Aviation, Southwest Airlines Destination 225°, United Aviate, Republic Airways, Mesa Airlines, and Envoy Air. Students have an opportunity to join several diverse organizations including Women in Aviation International, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, Alpha Eta Rho International, and the National Gay Pilots Association. Additionally, the UNO Flying Mavs compete in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association. 

To apply for this position, go to, resume, a cover letter addressing professional experience and qualifications, and the names and contact information for three references must be attached to the electronic application. Applicants are also encouraged to attach evidence of teaching excellence and productive scholarly research. Application review will begin June 18. Anticipated start date is August 14, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.

For more information about the Aviation Institute, visit our web page at or contact the Search Committee Chair, Scott Vlasek at or 402-554-3785.

Posted to UAA on 6/16/23



Indiana State University
Assistant Chief Instructor Pilot
If you are an experienced Flight Instructor looking for a full-time position in collegiate aviation, then search no further! Indiana State University’s Aviation Department is currently looking for an Assistant Chief Flight Instructor to join their team.

Some of the Job Duties for this position will include:
 • Assisting the Chief Flight instructor in Part 61 and 141 FAA compliance in flight training, record keeping, certifying records, and maintenance
 • Teach student working towards a bachelor’s degree in aviation; Will have the ability to work with Private, Instrument, Commercial, Multi Engine, and/or Flight Instructor students.
 • Responsible for conducting all stage checks/exams along with the Chief and Senior Flight Instructors
 • Conduct standardization rides with students when safety becomes a question.

Required Education & Experience:
Must meet FAA Part 141 Assistant Chief Flight Instructor Requirements per 14CFR Part 141.36. Must have CFI, CFII with MEI preferred. Must hold all current pilot certificates, qualifications, and ratings for this position. Must hold at least a 3rd class medical. 
Application Process: 
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the position or to apply, please visit
About the Institution:
Indiana State University is a world-class center of higher education, located in Terre Haute, Indiana, and serving a multi-state region that stretches from Indianapolis to St. Louis, Chicago, Louisville, Cincinnati, and beyond. It has been recognized by the Princeton Review as among the best universities in the Midwest.
Indiana State is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly campus located within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, and activities in Terre Haute’s historic downtown district. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour’s drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas.
Indiana State offers more than 100 undergraduate degree programs and more than 70 graduate degrees, certificates, and licensure programs, many offered on campus and online. It also serves as a dynamic educational partner for businesses and industries across Indiana and throughout the Midwest. Indiana State is noted for programs in education, business administration, operations and supply chain management, aviation, criminology and criminal justice, cybersecurity, insurance and risk management, psychology, engineering technology, and a variety of health and human services degrees, among many others.
Indiana State, one of the most diverse campuses in Indiana, is a welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff representing most U.S. states and many countries around the world. There are more than 260 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year, along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series that bring national touring productions and speakers to campus.
Indiana State is a place of belonging where students, faculty, and staff learn and thrive together. Join our Sycamore family!
Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Posted to UAA on 6/05/23



Delaware State University
Associate Professor of Aviation
The Associate Professor of Aviation will be a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position. The Associate Professor of Aviation will be responsible for the primary task of teaching undergraduate courses offered in the Aviation Management Concentration. The candidate is expected to teach a wide variety of courses such as Airport Planning and Management, Air Traffic Control, Operations Management, Int’l Air Transportation, etc. based upon qualifications and program needs. While not required, the ideal candidate for this position will have the experience and additional FAA certifications (including UAS) with the ability to teach courses within both the Professional Pilot and Aviation Management concentrations curriculum.

Essential Functions
1. Demonstrate and maintain professional competence and knowledge of subject matter
2. Maintain congruency with course descriptions, syllabus, and the University Catalog.
3. Maintain office hours to counsel and advise students on curriculum and career planning.
4. Participate in syllabi development and/or revision of content.
5. Participate in curriculum and assessment development.
6. Maintain and submit accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance
7. Actively engage in scholarly activities that expand the profession’s knowledge of Aviation Management
8. Participate in committees and official activities at the Aviation Program, College of Business and University levels.
9. Be current with new teaching technologies and demonstrate the ability to think, creatively, with innovation in mind, to meet the current needs of the profession
10. Develop and write grant requests related to aviation.
11. To serve as a faculty advisor for selected student clubs. which may include visiting secondary schools, attending national conferences, offering workshops, and adjudicating.
12. To develop new courses related to all aspects of Aviation Management ie: fiscal aspects, report and data collection and analytics, industry regulations, safety, legal, maintenance, safety management, industry career development.
13. To engage in other assignments as determined by the Director of Aviation Programs.

Qualification Standards
• Must hold the earned doctorate or terminal degree from an accredited institution in Aerospace, Aviation, Education, Business, or other industry-related fields or an academic area appropriate to the course(s) being taught.
• At least 5 years of successful teaching experience at the collegiate level of Aviation Management courses
• Extensive aviation industry experience
• Knowledge of current FAA policies, regulations, and procedures as related to airport operations
• Experience using a learning management system for enhanced teaching
• Solid oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications
• Experience in airline and/or operations management
• Evidence of excellence in university teaching
• FAA pilot certification and/or remote pilot certificate.
• AAAE C.M. or A.A.E certification
• FBO operations or airport operations experience

Performance Standards
• Successful completion of the tasks listed as requirements
• Teaching evaluations by students and peer faculty
• Ability to work successfully with other program members

Contact for further information: Sandra Golson
Contact email:
Contact phone: (302) 857-6261
Application process: Apply online at
Deadline to Apply: Until filled
Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Posted to UAA on 5/23/23


College of Health and Human Sciences-SIUC
NTT Faculty (Aviation Management Program)ASA Aviation Management and Flight-SIUC
The School of Aviation in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Southern Illinois UniversityCarbondale is seeking qualified applicants for one or more full-time, term, non-tenure track faculty positions within theAviation Management program beginning August 16, 2023. 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: Aviation Management Writing andCommunication, Aviation Industry Regulation, Air Transport Labor Relations, Airline Management, Airport Planning,General Aviation Operations, Aviation Security Management, Air Traffic Control, Airline Turbine Aircraft Operations.Tomaintain appropriate office hours and to assist students with program-related matters. To attend department meetings asrequired. To engage in other assignments as determined by the chair of thedepartment.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s Degree in an area relevant for instruction in Aviation Management (e.g. Aviation,Business, Management, Education, or other relevant area).

Preferred Qualifications
•Doctoral Degree (or ABD status).
•Minimum two years post-secondary teaching experience and related industry experience.

Contact for further information: Rhonda Ferguson
Contact email:
Contact phone: 618-453-9245
Application process: Apply online at
Deadline to Apply: 5/31/2023 or until filled
General Information: In your cover letter, please list at least three courses (from the list above) that you are qualifiedto teach.

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

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

Posted to UAA on 4/19/23


First Officers
NetJets is actively seeking First Officers who have a positive attitude and genuine passion for what they do. NetJets operates the largest, most diverse private aircraft fleet in the world and offers a full range of personalized private aviation solutions to meet—and exceed—the high standards of the world’s most discerning travelers. Our industry-leading scale and aviation business model offer our Owners dependable financial sustainability unlike any other in the industry. We are proud to be a Berkshire Hathaway company, known for our unwavering commitment to safety, service, and unmatched global access.

As a NetJets Pilot, you can expect to experience:

An Unparalleled safety culture:NetJets has an uncompromising commitment to safety. It’s at the core of every decision made and everything we do, from our proprietary training program to our dual-release dispatch system that gives our pilots the authority to remove aircraft or themselves from service because of safety or health concerns.
Flexibility to choose where you live:We have over 200 different airports you can choose to be based out of, with the option to change every 7 days (not seniority based). All travel back and forth to the aircraft is on company time and arranged by us.
Exceptional equipment and support: Fly the newest aircraft with the latest avionics. Every pilot has the expertise to fly any type of aircraft but the focused discipline to fly only one. Pilots are supported by an operations infrastructure unlike any other. They focus on everything from meteorology and flight plans to catering and ground transportation.

Top pay and comprehensive benefits:
Excellent salary
Complete medical benefits effective upon date of hire
401(k) plan with company matching
Life and AD&D benefits
Paid time off
Company-provided uniforms and generous annual-replacement credits
Generous meal allowance
Travel and hotel expenses

Elevate your career with NetJets! Apply today at

Posted to UAA on 3/29/23


Indiana State University
Tenure- Track Assistant Professor in Aviation Technology
The Aviation Technology department at Indiana State University seeks applications for an instructor position beginning August 1, 2023. The minimum requirements for this position is a Master’s degree in Aviation, Education, Electronics, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Robotics, or an Unmanned systems-related field and demonstrated experience in UVS in academia. Must have a minimum of 18 graduate hours in aviation or unmanned systems-related courses. The completion of an appropriate doctorate degree will be required within 5 years.

This position will be responsible for Teaching undergraduate courses and assuming a leadership role in the management of the department’s Aviation Technology degree programs. Other responsibilities include serving on University committees, curriculum development, academic advisement, and performing appropriate scholarly research and professional service within the guideline of the University.

Submit applications electronically at, including a letter of application, vitae/resume, letters of recommendation and your V.S and Master’s transcripts.

For full consideration, please submit application and all additional materials by April 25, 2023. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled, but applications submitted after this date cannot be assured of consideration.

Indiana State University has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Top Colleges and by the Princeton Review as among the best in the Midwest. Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, its pedestrian friendly and beautifully landscaped campus has earned a Tree Campus USA designation and has been recognized by Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible college campuses.

Located in the heart of Terre Haute’s downtown, Indiana State’s campus is within walking distance to local shops and restaurants. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour’s drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas including St. Louis, Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville.

The University is ranked number one among Indiana’s public and private institutions on CollegeNet’s annual social mobility index. There are more than 250 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series which bring national touring productions and speakers to campus.

Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Posted to UAA on 3/24/23


California Aeronautical University
Assistant Director of Flight Instruction
California Aeronautical University is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Assistant Director of Flight Instruction for the University’s San Diego, CA location. The successful candidateis responsible for providing safe, effective and efficient FAA Part 141 flight instruction operations for the University that is in accordance with all local, state, and federal guidelines.The Assistant Director of Flight Instruction must also uphold the philosophy and mission of the University while instilling positive and progressive attitudes in all students.

Primary Responsibilities
Supervises flightscheduling
Makes hiring recommendations, trains staff, andevaluates performance
Ensures instructor records are accurate and upto date
Serves as Flight Training Operations representative,as necessary
Provides both classroom and flight instruction, as needed

Holdacommercialpilotoranairlinetransportpilotcertificateand a current flight instructor certificate.
Meetthepilot-in-commandrecentflightexperiencerequirementsof14 CFR 61.57.
Pass a knowledge test on teaching methods, the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM), applicable provisions to parts 61, 91, and 141, and the objectives and approved course completion standards of the course for which the person seeks to obtain designation.
Pass a proficiency test on the flight procedures and maneuvers appropriate to that course.
All other assistant chief instruction qualifications as listed in 14CFR 141.36.

Apply today! learn more.

Posted to UAA on 3/22/23

California Aeronautical University
Director of Flight Instruction
California Aeronautical University is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Director of Flight Instruction for the University’s main campus in Bakersfield, CA. The successful candidate will support and help to continually develop and improve the aviation-related academic and FAA ground school courses in the School of Aeronautics programs.The Director of Flight Instruction must also uphold the philosophy and mission of the University while instilling positive and progressive attitudes in all students.

Primary Responsibilities
•Teaches 2-3 undergraduate/graduate courses in aviation each term
•Advises and encourages students leading towards graduation
•Curriculum development, as needed
•Develops relationships with the aviation industry through outreach and professional service activities, as

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in aeronautics or other aviation-related discipline.
•A minimum of four-years of non-classroom related work within the aviation industry.

Preferred Qualifications
•Doctorate degree in an aviation related field
•Prior experience as a 14 CFR 141 flight instructor

Apply today! learn more.

About California Aeronautical University
California Aeronautical University (CAU) is preparing the next generation of aviation professionals. Serving students from all over the country, the University offers career-focused programs in aviation, aviation business, and aircraft maintenance. With on-airport locations throughout California and in Arizona that provide an ideal learning environment, CAU courses are delivered in a year-round, fast-paced schedule that enables students to enter the pipeline for aviation careers in a shorter amount of time. Through the University’s strong partnerships with airlines, influential aviation organizations, and leaders in the aviation community, CAU graduates become a part of a larger aviation network and reap the benefits of these relationships, including direct access to several airline cadet programs. The University offers financial aid, scholarships, and veteran educational benefits to those who qualify.Visitcalaero.edufor more.

Posted to UAA on 3/22/23