Career Opportunities

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
Chair, Department of Aviation Maintenance Science, College of Aviation
The College of Aviation (COA) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University—Daytona Beach invites  applications and nominations for the position of Chair, Department of Aviation Maintenance Science.  The College seeks a dynamic leader with significant practical experience in the Aviation Maintenance  Science (AMS) discipline to lead an industry-leading, nationally recognized aviation maintenance  program. This 12-month faculty appointment is at our campus in Daytona Beach, FL. 

The COA has an FAA-approved Part 147 A&P Program contained within the AMS degree program, which  provides greater opportunities for career advancement. The AMS program at ERAU is taught by  dedicated faculty who are also industry professionals. 

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the gold standard in Aviation Maintenance Science  education. The program draws students from around the world who are serious about their future  careers. Its talented faculty, state of the art classrooms, lab facilities, and use of instructional best practices mean that its graduates are sought after by some of the largest employers in the world. 

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Aviation, the Chair of the Department of Aviation Maintenance  Science will be responsible for providing leadership in the development of faculty, academic programs,  as well as participating in student recruitment, enrollment, and retention efforts. The Chair will serve on  the College leadership team; develop and maintain channels of communication with professional groups  and industry to ensure that its program is providing appropriate educational preparation for its  students; support the faculty in the department to embrace new teaching methods and research  opportunities; and be responsible for the implementation of an effective safety management system to  ensure the safety of all stakeholders.

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will have: 
• Earned a master’s or doctoral degree from an accredited institution. 
• Experience in leading a growing and dynamic organization. 
• Experience in developing and maintaining channels of communication with professional groups  and industry to ensure that the program is providing appropriate educational preparation for  the students. 
• Experience in maintaining and increasing organizational excellence.
• Experience with administrative tasks such as scheduling, assignment of work, effective  evaluation of employees, ensuring record keeping and regulatory compliance. • Experience in maintenance facilities and/or AMS-related laboratory functions. • Experience in team building and development of people in a high-performing organization. • Demonstrated successful leadership experience at a four-year institution of higher education  focused on teaching, research, and service (preferred). 
• Have attained tenure and attained the academic rank of Professor (preferred)

Applications should include a CV and a detailed letter discussing aviation and administrative leadership experience as well as academic qualifications that demonstrate a fit with the AMS Department and the position. All materials should be submitted online through our application system at https://embryriddle.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/details/Chair--Department-of-Aviation-Maintenance-Science_R304877.


Posted to UAA on 1/26/23

 

 



Metropolitan State University of Denver
Aviation and Aerospace Science Lecturer
Metropolitan State University of Denver is seeking applicants for a lecturer position in the Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science to begin Fall 2023. This position will teach 12 credit hours per semester, maintain office hours as required to include advising/consultation with students, and engage in student-centered activities. Candidates will be expected to teach courses such as, but not limited to, the following: Aviation Fundamentals (Private Pilot Ground), Aviation Weather, Single and Multi-Engine Flight Simulation, Commercial and Instrument Ground, Instrument Flight Simulation, Aircraft Systems and Propulsion, Aerodynamics, Human Factors and Physiology of Flight, Aircraft Performance, Advanced Navigation Systems.

MSU Denver is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for underrepresented and historically minoritized groups. Our student population consists of over 57% first-generation students and over 50% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) located in downtown Denver. As the third largest institution of higher education in Colorado and the only institution with an open access mission, MSU Denver is a model university in providing support for all college students to achieve their academic goals. The University serves an undergraduate student population among the most diverse in the state, including the most first-generation students and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students.

Job Duties
This position teaches 4 courses per semester (fall and spring) in the Department of Aviation & Aerospace Science (AVS) and advises students a minimum of 5 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters.

Required Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, with a minimum of 4 years of experience in aviation operations OR a minimum of 4 years of higher education teaching experience in a related field OR a combination of aviation operations experience and higher education teaching experience in a related field totaling a minimum of 4 years of combined experience
2. Required FAA Certifications of Commercial Certificate with Instrument Rating, Certified Flight Instructor


Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in related field, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in aviation operations OR a minimum of 5 years of higher education teaching experience in a related field OR a combination of aviation operations experience and higher education teaching experience in a related field totaling a minimum of 5 years of combined experience.

FAA certifications as stated in required qualifications with preference to those also holding the Airline Transport Pilot certificate, Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument, Multi-engine Rating and Instructor certificate, Advanced and Instrument Ground Instructor, Turbine Aircraft Type Rating(s)

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications will be accepted until the position is lled. All applications must be submitted through the university’s online system, https://www.msudenverjobs.com.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Curriculum vitae or resume
2. Cover letter
3. Copies of appropriate FAA certification and ratings as related
4. Names and contact information for three professional/academic references 


Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Posted to UAA on 1/12/23

 

 



Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Embry-Riddle) invites experienced and passionate academic and administrative leaders to apply for the role of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost (SVPAAP). In serving as a strong collaborator and thought partner to President P. Barry Butler and the university’s leadership team, the SVPAAP must be an experienced and results-oriented administrator who works effectively in a team-focused environment.
 

The University
Embry-Riddle is the world’s largest, most comprehensive, and most respected university specializing in aviation and aerospace. Its mission is to teach the science, practice, and business necessary to prepare students for productive careers and leadership roles in business, government agencies, and the military. The university is an independent, nonprofit, culturally diverse institution committed to providing quality education on residential campuses in Florida and Arizona and a growing campus in Singapore. A network of approximately 110 centers throughout North America, Europe, Asia and South America delivers top-ranked, online programs. Embry-Riddle Worldwide is home to the top-ranked online bachelor’s degree program for 2022-2023 and all three campuses have earned a Best for Veterans distinction according to U.S. News & World Report.
 
Embry-Riddle offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees in its colleges of Aeronautics, Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering and the nation’s first College of Security & Intelligence. The university grants an MBA and Ph.D. in aviation and is the first in the country to offer a course in hybrid and urban air mobility. The university also offers advanced degrees in multiple other areas, including all aspects of aviation, uncrewed systems, cybersecurity engineering and management, business, human factors, project management, and occupational safety management.
 
Embry-Riddle is also a research center, developing solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities, and government agencies. Signature research focuses on aviation cybersecurity, aviation data science and business analytics, flight research, uncrewed aerial systems, and autonomous systems. Nearly 90 percent of students engage in research, an internship, or a capstone project that provides hands-on experience and an opportunity to apply what they have learned in classrooms, labs, and on the flight line. For more information about Embry-Riddle, please visit: https://erau.edu/.
 

Position Summary
The SVPAAP is responsible for much of the day-to-day academic and student-focused operations at the university’s Daytona Beach Campus as well as academic oversight for the entire university. The individual will play a key role in implementing the university’s Strategic Plan, which is currently being finalized to run through Fiscal Year 2028.
 

As Chief Academic Officer of the university, the SVPAAP will:
• Advance Embry-Riddle’s Vision and Strategic Plan, which emphasizes student success and institutional recognition as the global leader in aviation and aerospace higher education.
• Increase academic rankings and recognition.
• Recruit, retain, and develop an excellent faculty with a focus on growing select centers of excellence.
• Support our “One University, Three Campuses” approach.
• Enhance the student experience in support of improved retention and success.
• Support philanthropic efforts.
• Mentor a strong academic leadership team.
• Grow external partnerships.
 

Qualifications and Attributes
The search committee understands that no single candidate will have all the ideal qualifications, but it seeks candidates with the following experience and abilities:
• Doctorate or appropriate terminal degree from an accredited institution or similar and significant, high-level experience in industry, military, or the government.
• Distinguished record of teaching, service, and scholarly activity — or significant achievements in industry, government or related fields.
• Demonstrated focus on, and passion for, student success (e.g., retention and graduation rates).
• Decisiveness combined with diplomacy; ability to make tough decisions and enforce accountability when needed.
• Understanding of the application of STEM disciplines, academically, and professionally.
• Demonstration of creative and visionary leadership of academic, government, or industry initiatives.
• Established commitment to shared governance, diversity and inclusion, and servant-leadership.
• Understanding of the complex and evolving landscape of higher education including online education, adult learners, non-credit and professional education for example.
• A track record of serving as a visible and engaged leader with a history of success in working collaboratively in a teamwork-focused environment.
 
To view the complete position profile, please visit https://www.spaexec.com/pd/ERAUSVPAAP.pdf.
 

Application and Nomination Process
The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. Applications should include a current curriculum vitae and a letter of interest describing relevant experience and interest in the position. Submission of materials via email is strongly encouraged. Nomination letters should include the name and contact information of the nominee. Application materials should be submitted to:

Alberto Pimentel, Managing Partner
Email: apsearch@spaexec.com
Refer to code “ERAU-SVPAAP” in the subject line
SP&A Executive Search
6512 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90601
 

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recognizes the value of diversity and is dedicated to fostering a positive climate in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged in their professional, social, and intellectual pursuits. Embry-Riddle is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The University does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Posted to UAA on 1/12/23

 

 



Arizona State University
Teaching Professor (all Teaching Professor (all ranks) in Aviation Programs (Air Transportation Management)
The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and The Polytechnic School (TPS) seeks applicants for a faculty teaching professor (all ranks) position in TPS’ Aviation programs. Appointments may be at Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, or (Full) Teaching Professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2023. This position is non-tenure track appointment with a fixed-term academic year contract. It is anticipated that the contract will be renewed annually subject to satisfactory performance and the needs of the unit.

The Air Transportation Management program is one of the outstanding programs on the ASU Polytechnic campus, which is conveniently located adjacent to the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The Air Transportation Management program curriculum provides students with the skills needed for leadership positions in a wide variety of technically related areas of the commercial aviation industry. Students learn about airport planning and general aviation operations management for air carriers and airports. The air transportation management concentration, under the BS in aeronautical management technology, prepares students for leadership positions in the on-ground areas of the aviation industry, including management of air carriers or airports, airport planning or general aviation operations. This major is eligible for the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program at the following location: Polytechnic campus. More information about the program can be found at https://poly.engineering.asu.edu/aviation/air-transportation-management/ 

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses as assigned such as: Aviation Security; Air Transportation; Air Traffic Control; General Aviation Operations and Management; Airport Management/Planning; Aviation Safety and Human Factors; and, Airline Administration. Also, to serve on Master’s thesis committees; on program, school, university committees as assigned; and, as faculty advisor for selected student clubs. 

The Polytechnic School seeks candidates who have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching that incorporates active learning, will contribute to our academic programs, will promote transdisciplinary teaching, and help the University to achieve its aspirations, including enabling student success, transforming society, and valuing entrepreneurship. Faculty members in the Fulton Schools of Engineering are expected to adopt effective pedagogical practices in the development and delivery of graduate and undergraduate courses.

Required Qualifications 
 • Earned Master’s degree in engineering, aviation, or a related field by the time of appointment
 • Demonstrated experience in aviation industry
 • Commitment to teaching excellence as appropriate to the candidate’s rank 

Desired Qualifications
 • Earned Doctorate or PhD degree in engineering, aviation, or a related field 
 • Demonstrated evidence in airline management or air traffic control
 • Extensive aviation industry experience
 • Evidence of excellence in university teaching
 • Demonstrated commitment to a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach to teaching 

Application Instructions
The application deadline is February 4, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. To apply, visit https://hiring.engineering.asu.edu/ and select “apply now” next to the corresponding position. Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:
 • Cover Letter
 • Curriculum Vitae
 • Statement Describing Teaching Interests and Philosophy (four pages maximum)
 • Statement describing commitment and approaches to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion* (four pages maximum), and
 • Contact Information for Three (3) References – Name, Position, Affiliation, Email, Phone 

For additional information regarding position specifics, contact Marc O’Brien at marc.obrien@asu.edu

*The ASU Charter states, “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.” The Fulton Schools of Engineering are dedicated to continuous innovation, student success, faculty excellence, and cultivation of an environment that is diverse, equitable, inclusive and promotes belonging. The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to describe their past, current, and planned activities in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.) 

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456. 

COVID-19 Vaccination
Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Posted to UAA on 12/23/22

 

 


 

Arizona State University
Teaching Professor (all ranks) in Aviation Programs (Professional Flight)
The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and The Polytechnic School (TPS) seeks applicants for a faculty teaching professor (all ranks) position in TPS’ Aviation programs. Appointments may be at Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, or (Full) Teaching Professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2023. This position is non-tenure track appointment with a fixed-term academic year contract. It is anticipated that the contract will be renewed annually subject to satisfactory performance and the needs of the unit. 

The Professional Flight program is one of the outstanding programs on the ASU Polytechnic campus, which is conveniently located adjacent to the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The Professional Flight program curriculum is a unique program using a professional practice model, with integrated, active learning strategies, incorporating increasing levels of high technology simulators. The program graduates earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Management Technology, with a concentration in Professional Flight. This program is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI). More information about the program can be found at https://poly.engineering.asu.edu/aviation/ 

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses as assigned such as: Private, instrument, commercial, and/or instructor pilot ground schools; Aviation Weather/Meteorology; Aviation safety; Aviation security; General aviation operations and management; Airport management/planning; Air Transportation; Air Traffic Control; and, Unmanned aerial systems. Also, to assume FAA Chief Ground Instructor role for Part 141 ground courses; serve on program, school, and university committees as assigned; and, as faculty advisor for selected student clubs. 

The Polytechnic School seeks candidates who have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching that incorporates active learning, will contribute to our academic programs, will promote transdisciplinary teaching, and help the University to achieve its aspirations, including enabling student success, transforming society, and valuing entrepreneurship. Faculty members in the Fulton Schools of Engineering are expected to adopt effective pedagogical practices in the development and delivery of graduate and undergraduate courses.

Required Qualifications 
 • Earned Master’s degree in engineering, aviation, or a related field by the time of appointment
 • FAA Advanced Ground Instructor (or Certified Flight Instructor) and Instrument Ground Instructor (or Certified Flight Instructor Instrument) certificates
 • Demonstrated experience in field applicable to aviation
 • Commitment to teaching excellence as appropriate to the candidate’s rank 

Desired Qualifications 
 • Earned Doctorate or PhD degree in engineering, aviation, or a related field
 • Current pilot qualifications
 • Extensive aviation experience
 • Evidence of excellence in university teaching
 • Demonstrated commitment to a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach to teaching 

Application Instructions
The application deadline is February 4, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. To apply, visit https://hiring.engineering.asu.edu/ and select “apply now” next to the corresponding position. Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:
• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• Statement Describing Teaching Interests and Philosophy (four pages maximum)
• Statement describing commitment and approaches to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion* (four pages maximum), and
• Contact Information for Three (3) References – Name, Position, Affiliation, Email, Phone 

For additional information regarding position specifics, contact Marc O’Brien at marc.obrien@asu.edu

*The ASU Charter states, “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.” The Fulton Schools of Engineering are dedicated to continuous innovation, student success, faculty excellence, and cultivation of an environment that is diverse, equitable, inclusive and promotes belonging. The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to describe their past, current, and planned activities in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.) 

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456. 

COVID-19 Vaccination
Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Posted to UAA on 12/23/22

 

 


 

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

Responsibilities
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
January 15, 2023 or until filled.

Application Procedure

Visit https://jobs.siu.edu/ 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

Posted to UAA on 12/12/22
 

 



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 innovativeteaching, robust research/ creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally andacademically 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). The candidate must also have an FAA pilot certificate. 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
julieholley@greenwoodsearch.com
laurenmccaghren@greenwoodsearch.com
 

For more information about the Aerospace Department and Middle Tennessee State University, please visit:
https://www.mtsu.edu/aerospace/
https://www.mtsu.edu/

Posted to UAA on 12/3/22

 

 



University of Nebraska at Omaha
Assistant Professor Position
The Aviation Institute at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) seeks applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position. A successful candidate will possess a doctorate in Aeronautical Science, Public Administration, Transportation, Business, Education, or other fields aligned with teaching and research in aviation. Candidates for the position should be able to teach undergraduate courses in the Aviation Institute’s core curriculum. Courses of value for instruction include Introduction to Airports, Airline Operations, Meteorology, Data Analytics, Airport Master Planning, General Aviation Operations, and others. The successful candidate would have a proposed research agenda that would complement our other tenured/tenure track faculty members. This could include research related to safety, human factors, diversity and inclusion, workforce development, crewed and uncrewed aircraft, and more. 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. ABD’s will be considered but must demonstrate the capacity to complete the requirements of the doctorate prior to the August 2023 preferred start date.

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 https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/16740.  Current curriculum vita, 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 February 6, 2023. 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 http://www.unomaha.edu/ai/  or contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Becky Lutte at rlutte@unomaha.edu or 402-554-3424.

The University and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among the faculty and staff. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.  UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.
  

Posted to UAA on 12/3/22

 

 



University of Waterloo
School of Optometry & Vision Science
The School of Optometry & Vision Science at the University of Waterloo is seeking outstanding scholars and researchers for a full-time, regular tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of Aerospace Medicine. In the case of an exceptional candidate, an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor will be considered. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2023.

The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarship and teaching, and develop a robust, externally funded research program that supports graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. Evidence of an actively developing research program is required.Potential applicants are urged to review the research interests (https://uwaterloo.ca/optometry-vision-science/research) of our faculty and the strategic plan (https://uwaterloo.ca/optometry-vision-science/files/uploads/files/strategic_planning_final.pdf) of the school, as preference will be given to investigators whose expertise is complementary.   

Duties include research, teaching and service. Teaching in the undergraduate aviation program and/or graduate collaborative aeronautics program and supervision of graduate students are expected.Ability to teach in the optometry professional program and/or vision science graduate program would be beneficial. Evidence of teaching excellence, innovation and flexibility in teaching modality will be highly valued. Successful candidates are expected to have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree. In recognition that Aerospace Medicine is a broad field of endeavor, flight surgeons, flight physiologists, human factors specialists, psychologists, health care providers (e.g., physicians, optometrists, nurses, physiologists) are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are health care providers should be eligible for a general or academic certificate of registration with the province of Ontario. 

The salary range for this position at the rank of Assistant Professor is $130,000 to $200,000.  Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.  

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, research profile and plan, statement about teaching interests and philosophy, and three confidential letters of reference should be sent to: Dr. Stanley Woo, Director, School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1 or emailed to Dr. Stanley Woo c/o susan.blackmore@uwaterloo.ca. 

The closing date to apply for the position is December 31, 2022.

To find out more about this position and to apply, go to:
https://uwaterloo.ca/optometry-vision-science

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact Susan Blackmore, susan.blackmore@uwaterloo.ca  

The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within ourIndigenous Initiatives Office (https://uwaterloo.ca/human-rights-equity-inclusion/indigenousinitiatives). 

The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. TheUniversity regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous peoples (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. 

The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have anyapplication,interview or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Susan Blackmore susan.blackmore@uwaterloo.ca 

Posted to UAA on 12/1/22

 

 



National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
Maintenance and Technical Specialist
The Maintenance & Technical Specialist provides legislative, regulatory, technical and flight operations information to NBAA members through various communication formats, and supports Operations Division subject matter experts with research activities and data analysis. In addition, this position serves as liaison to member organizations and handles requests for information, particularly for issues related to environmental sustainability and the maintenance & operation of business aircraft. The Maintenance & Technical Specialist position requires discretion, sound independent judgment and a high level of accountability. This position fosters good relationships among the association, corporate partners and vendors, and contributes toward achieving the goals of the association while appropriately delivering a high level of customer service.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
 

Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
 • Effectively communicates the impacts that state and federal legislation and regulations have on the membership, as well as answers operational questions and NBAA   
   program inquiries received through the Operations Service Group (OSG) call center (e.g., via telephone and e-mail.); queries staff, the internet, publications and other
   resources to provide accurate and timely replies

 • Identifies recurring issues and develops user-friendly methods for disseminating information to the industry (e.g., NBAA Update, subject-specific FAQs, Business
   Aviation Insider)

 • Maintains NBAA member database information including logging of all OSG calls and periodically reviewing information for accuracy (e.g., update member information
   when handling an operations-related telephone call)

 • Provides input on reports to NBAA staff, summarizing key activities and performance metrics 
 • Researches legislative, regulatory, maintenance & technical and aviation information
 • Develops, reviews and maintains maintenance data for the business aviation community
 • Provides updates to NBAA’s website with current information and reviews aged information with staff experts for continuing value
 • Reviews NBAA written publications (e.g., NBAA Update, Business Aviation Insider, Fact Book, web articles) for accuracy in accordance with established deadlines
 • Markets NBAA products, services and membership value to the industry when responding to inquiries
 • Coordinates special projects, including, but not limited to, research and analysis of flight operations data and surveys of members
 • Attends NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) and other events, identifying resources and contacts for the OSG 
 • Assists staff liaisons with duties related to NBAA Standing Committee and Strategic Focus Team activities and initiatives.
 • Follows and administers all company policies and acts as a role model in the adherence to policies.
 • Achieves goals and objectives in support of NBAA’s Strategic Action Plan.
 • Travel – less than 15% per year. 

Required Qualifications 
 • Expert in providing outstanding customer service.
 • Effective oral and written communication skills including the ability to interact successfully with internal and external contacts.
 • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as independently.
 • Strong attention to detail.
 • Good decision making and problem solving skills, especially under time constraints.
 • Solid mastery of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
 • Ability to utilize (e.g., search, enter data, create and obtain reports) NBAA’s Membership database, iMIS(training is provided) 
 • Familiar with a variety of office machines and equipment such as a scanners & copier machine. 
 • Excellent organizational skills.

Education 
 • Minimum of FAA-certificated Airframe & Powerplant license, dispatcher’s license, or accredited bachelor’s degree in an aviation related field. 
 • High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience
 • Experience with organizing projects effectively and successfully managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.

Desired Qualifications
 • Business aviation experience (i.e.Flight Dept, Charter Operation, OEM, MRO, etc).
 

To find out more about this position and to apply, go to: 
https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=1073&company=nbaa

Posted to UAA on 11/21/22


 

 



Bowling Green State University - School of Aviation

Position
Director of the School of Aviation. Full-time (12 months), qualified ranked faculty (QRF) in the School of Aviation, College of Technology, Architecture, and Applied Engineering. Ideal start date is January 2023 (flexible).

Primary responsibilities
Major responsibilities include strategic leadership, personnel evaluation support, program management, teaching, external relations, hiring and review of ground school instructors, teaching aviation courses, safety management, and provide appropriate service to the School, college, university, and the profession. Detailed job responsibilities can be found at https://bgsu.hiretouch.com.

Minimum qualifications
A master’s degree in an aviation related field. Extensive professional experience (at least 5 years) in the aviation industry including safety, operations, and management.

Application deadline
Include a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, statement of teaching interests and professional experience in aviation, copies of FAA certificates, unofficial transcripts of completed degrees, and samples of student evaluations if available. A list of three professional references with contact information. Questions can be directed to Mr. Jim Adamcik, Search Committee Chair, jadamci@bgsu.edu

For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU. Background check required for employment. BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

Posted to UAA on 11/17/22