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University of Central Missouri

Tenure Track Assistant Professor/Instructional Track Faculty

The School of Aviation under the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies at the University of Central Missouri seeks qualified applications for tenure and instructional track faculty positions beginning in August 2019.

The School of Aviation supports the mission of the university by providing high quality academic and technical education to support the Professional Pilot, Airport Management, and Flight Operations Management undergraduate programs and the Aviation Safety graduate program.

This faculty position will be a “generalist” in the field of aviation with expertise focusing on flight operations, aviation safety or unmanned systems. Although a search will be for a “generalist” within the aviation discipline, an area of expertise is expected.

Responsibilities
Develop coursework, deliver instruction, evaluate performance and conduct assessment activities at the undergraduate and graduate level in support of the mission of the School of Aviation.

Perform student mentoring
Serve on college and university committees
Conduct research as necessary

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in Aviation or related field at the time of appointment (Doctorate will be required for tenure) 3 years of practical experience in the aviation-related field of expertise.

Preferred
Doctorate degree in an aviation career field. Three (3) years of practical experience in the aviation-related field of expertise. Experience in the collegiate aviation environment. The educational experience at the Graduate level.FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate, Airline Transport Pilot Certificate, FAA Flight Instructor Certificate, or FAA Dispatch Certificate.

Posted to UAA 1/18/19



Lewis University

Dean, College of Aviation, Science, and Technology

Apply URL
https://careers-rhperry.icims.com/jobs/1248/dean%252c-college-of-aviation%252c-science-and-technology/job

Job Description
Lewis University seeks nominations and applications for an experienced, innovative and collaborative academic leader for the position of Dean, College of Aviation, Science and Technology. Lewis University is an innovative, forward-thinking Catholic institution where the traditions of liberal learning, values,
and preparation for professional work come together with a synergy that gives the University its educational identity and focus. Located in Romeoville, Illinois, a safe and vibrant community of approximately 40,000 residents, Lewis University is approximately 35 miles southwest of Chicago and all of its cultural offerings.

Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis serves 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Inspired by its Catholic and Lasallian heritage, Lewis University is a community committed to its Mission values of Knowledge, Fidelity, Wisdom, Justice
and Lewis University's College of Aviation, Association. The University prides itself on its diversity throughout the campus community. Science and Technology value creativity, innovation, experimental practice, collaboration, and scientific inquiry in service to the common good. With state-of-the-art laboratories, faculty acclaimed for research and teaching, and strong connections to community and industry, the College provides student-centered, hands-on learning that will change the world. Lewis University has received a historic $5 million gift from Russ and Dawn Smyth, which will establish an endowment to provide discretionary resources for the Dean of the College of Aviation, Science and Technology; support undergraduate research, and fund future enhancements to labs and classroom spaces.

The College of Aviation, Science, and Technology is comprised of the departments of Aviation and Transportation, Biology, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Chemistry, and Physics. The College includes approximately 1400 undergraduate students, 325 graduate students, and 60 FTE faculty. The Aviation programs are FAA-approved and were recently awarded the Loening Trophy as the outstanding all-around collegiate aviation program in the nation.

The Dean is the chief academic officer of the College. The Dean reports to the Provost and is a member of several university-wide committees. The Dean supervises all faculty in the College as well as chairs and program directors, assistant and associate deans, and administrative assistants.

Qualifications include a terminal degree in one of the fields or disciplines represented in the College; a record of scholarship, service and teaching in alignment with the qualifications for the title of Professor at Lewis University; at least five years of demonstrated administrative competence in an academic setting, ideally as a chair and/or assistant or associate dean; strong financial acumen and ability to address the complex and varying needs of the programs and departments of the College; and demonstrated success in external relations.

Job Requirements
To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by February 8, 2019. Prior to submission, please thoroughly review the Executive Search Profile. Candidates may apply securely here or at LewisAST@rhperry.com.

RH Perry & Associates is assisting Lewis University in their search. Please direct all confidential communications
to:Inspired by the University's Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, LewisAST@rhperry.com at (202) 253-9846, or to Kilcoyne Dr. Jean Scott at (740) 525-4790, Mr. Matthew Fidelityand Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities fr the development
of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Confidential nominations can be submitted by using this link: Nominations

Posted to UAA 12/21/18



Saint Louis University


Tenure-track assistant professor

Saint Louis University’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology seek dynamic, collegial, collaborative, and creative applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Aviation Science starting in the Fall of 2019.  We seek faculty members who strive to provide engaging, high-quality teaching and mentoring to undergraduate and graduate students in a team-oriented, student-focused environment.  Appointments are targeted for the assistant professor level; however, candidates with exceptional qualifications will be considered for appointment at a higher level.

Responsibilities:
Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the department’s curricula;
Conduct externally-funded research and where possible, collaborate with other academic units at Saint Louis University and other external organizations;
Serve on University and College committees;
Perform student mentoring;
Demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and transformational education.

Minimum Qualifications:
An earned bachelor’s degree in aviation and a doctoral degree in aviation, education or a closely related field.
Federal Aviation Administration certificates and ratings commensurate with teaching and research assignments.
A record of, or interest in, academic teaching and curriculum development.A record of, or interest in, scholarly publications, and/or conference presentations

To Apply
Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, an application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a 2-page research statement to http://jobs.slu.edu. (Search requisition number F20180771.)  All other correspondence regarding this position can be sent to Aviation Science Search Committee, Department of Aviation Science, 3450 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO  63123 or email: silviya.zustiak@slu.edu.

Posted to UAA 12/4/18



Kansas State Polytechnic

Professional Pilot

Kansas State Polytechnic is seeking applications for full-time Professional Pilot faculty member. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate students covering subject matter professional pilot curriculum (existing and future courses). This is a nine-month teaching position which includes a full benefits package. For additional information on benefits, visit www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview.

Open rank faculty position opportunities:
Tenure Track - Assistant or Associate Professor
Non-Tenure Track - Teaching Assistant Professor, Instructor, or Professor of Practice 

Be part of a professional team, working together to prepare students for an exciting, in-demand career.  Our Professional Pilot degree option is FAA regulation part 141 approved, AABI accredited and allows students to qualify for a Restricted Airline Transport Certificate (ATP) at 1,000 hours.  The Polytechnic Campus of Kansas State University is uniquely located at the Salina Regional Airport which helps maintain the focus of producing premier aviation professionals. Salina is a family friendly community with easy access to Manhattan, Wichita, and Kansas City for dining, cultural, and sporting experiences. Salina Regional Airport provides daily, inexpensive jet service to Chicago and Denver.

Minimum Requirements:
Masters degree
Understanding of commercial aviation
FAA Part 121 flight crew experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills
The desire to work with interdisciplinary teams

Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. or equivalent in aviation related field
Willingness to teach crew resource management
Demonstrated ability to teach in a classroom setting

A FAA flight instructor, airplane certificate

Other Requirements:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Applicants must meet accreditation credential requirements to teach college courses
 
For more information and to apply, visit: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/504879/teaching-assistant-assistant-associate-professor-professor-of-practice-or-instructor-professional-pilot

Posted to UAA 12/4/18


Kansas State Polytechnic

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Kansas State Polytechnic is seeking applications for a full-time Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) faculty member to join its School of Integrated Studies. The successful candidate is expected to be an active contributor to the college's teaching and research mission. Areas of teaching may include but are not limited to, UAS design and construction, UAS maintenance, fixed-wing and multirotor flight operations, crew resource management, operational risk assessment, UAS autopilots and avionics, UAS sensors, and UAS mapping/data analysis. 


Open rank faculty position opportunities:
•Tenure Track: Assistant or Associate Professor
•Non-Tenure Track: Teaching Assistant Professor, Instructor, or Professor of Practice


K-State Polytechnic is home to internationally recognized Unmanned Aircraft Systems degree options and a UAS research center of excellence. The UAS degree options provide rapidly growing areas of study on the Polytechnic campus. Candidates will become part of a professional team, working together to prepare students for exciting, in-demand careers. More information can be found at http://polytechnic.k-state.edu/aviation/uas/index.html

Minimum Requirements:
•Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
•At least three years of experience in the UAS industry, academia, and/or military
•At least one year of documented teaching experience
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Strong understanding of aviation regulations, and a commitment to fostering and expanding diversity
•FAA Remote Pilot Certificate
•The candidate must create an environment that supports interdisciplinary, multi-programmatic, and multi-institutional teams.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Expertise in UAS flight instruction, crew resource management, operational risk assessment, advanced sensor technologies, UAS autopilots and avionics, UAS design and construction, UAS maintenance, fixed-wing and multirotor UAS flight operations, and/or UAS mapping/data analysis
•Doctoral degree in a relevant discipline
•Ability to work with both high school and college students
•Additional FAA pilot and/or maintenance certificates
•Research/sponsored project experience in industry or a record of scholarship in UAS
 
Other Requirements:
•Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
•Applicants must meet accreditation credential requirements to teach college courses
 
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees

For more information and to apply, visit: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/504884/teaching-assistant-assistant-associate-professor-professor-of-practice-or-instructor-uas

Posted to UAA 12/3/18



Eastern Kentucky University

Chief Flight Instructor

The Department of Applied Engineering and Technology (Aviation program) at Eastern Kentucky University is accepting applications for Chief Flight Instructor. The successful applicant will serve as the Chief Flight Instructor for Private, Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine, CFI/CFII/MEI certificates and ratings in the collegiate Part 141 program. The Chief of Flight Instruction is responsible for providing and ensuring quality flight instruction as well as overseeing, mentoring, and evaluating the flight instructor staff. This individual will need to possess and maintain a strong working knowledge of all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) for Part 141 and will provide leadership and mentorship to both instructors and students.

The Chief Flight Instructor duties will include but are not limited to:
• Supervising all EKU Aviation flight training activities;
• Reviewing and updating all aspects of the flight training program; ensuring training materials are current.
• Ensuring compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) Part 141 in the training of students and the supervision of flight instructors;
• Providing leadership and guidance for flight instructors;
• Monitoring and mentoring flight instructors
• Conducting initial proficiency checks of each instructor to be used in a course of instruction;
• Conducting annual recurrent proficiency checks in accordance with FARs;
• Supervising the scheduling and dispatch activities related to flight students, instructors, and aircraft for flight training;
• Conduct training with students, stage checks, end of course checks, and staff training.
• Monitoring overall student progress; being available to flight students desiring advice or consultation.
• Certifying student training records,
• Conducting student stage checks as required
• Maintaining currency with regulatory and procedural changes in the flight training environment;
• Advising/mentoring Professional Flight students;
• Accurately maintain all appropriate records including student training records and computer records;
• Recommend curriculum and course improvements when appropriate;
• Recruitment and retention of students;
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education
Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience
3 years directly related

Minimum Licensure and Certification
CFI, CFII, MEI; All requirements of FAR PART 141 for Chief Flight Instructor

Desired Qualifications
Demonstrated leadership experience,
 demonstrated the ability to provide quality flight instruction, Ability to represent EKU Aviation in a professional, positive manner, Effective organizational skills, commitment to detail and follow-up, and exceptional motivational skills, Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

Special instructions
If you have any questions about the Chief Flight Instructor position, please contact Dennis Sinnett (Dennis.Sinnett@eku.edu) at (859) 622-1010 or visit us at http://jobs.eku.edu/postings/7712


Posted to UAA 11/27/18


Ozarka College

Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)

Ozarka College in Melbourne, Arkansas, seeks qualified applicants for
a full-time Aviation – Certified Flight Instructor (CFI). The Aviation – Flight Instructor, acting under the direction of the Director of Aviation provides flight instruction in a full range of freshman and sophomore aviation courses including, but not limited to: Fundamentals of Aeronautics I, II, III and IV, Practicum I, II, III and IV, Air Traffic Control, Human Factors and Safety, Advanced Aerodynamics, FAA Regulations and Publications, and Aviation Weather, Private Pilot, Instrument and Multi-Engine Certification. This position is mainly a flight instruction and classroom teaching assignment at the Melbourne Arkansas Municipal Airport (42A) and Melbourne campus and may include day, evening, and online classes. Other duties include participation in departmental activities, institutional committee assignment, student advising, assessment, and appropriate professional development activities relevant to the position.

For description, requirements, and full job posting please visit the Ozarka College website at www.ozarka.edu/hr
The position is opened until filled. Review of received applications will begin December 31, 2018. AA/EEO Employer.

Posted to UAA 11/20/18


Singapore Institute of Technology

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor (Air Transport Management)

You will be the pioneer batch of faculty members to develop the Bachelor’
sDegreein Air Transport Management.  As a faculty member, you will form part of a team of experts who are excited about institution building and passionate about teaching in the higher education sector. You will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in the Air Transport Management programme, in modules such as

  • Aviation Laws and Policy

  • Airlines Operations & Management

  • Airport Operations and Management

  • Airlines and Airport Marketing

  • Operations Management

  • Operations Research

  • Air Cargo Operations and Management

  • Revenue Management

  • Airline Network & Fleet Planning

  • Aeronautical / Aircraft Engineering

  • Business Continuity Management

You will also be encouraged to be involved in some applied research work with the industry. SIT is an innovative university focused on Applied Learning and Applied Research, with constant interaction between students, academics and industry partners to drive excellence in these areas.

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and experience:
 1.  Professor / Associate Professor

  • A Ph.D. from a reputable university with specialization in the area of Air Transport or Aviation Management

  • Passionate about teaching

  • A commitment to student success

  • Extensive practical work experience in the field of teaching and strong industry networks

  • Excellent track record in applied research

  • Experience in leadership appointments

 2. Assistant Professor

  • A Ph.D. or doctoral degree from a reputable university with specialization in the area of Air Transport or Aviation Management

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant industry experience

  • Passionate about teaching

  • A commitment to student success

  • A track record in teaching at higher education institution and/or practical industry experience

  • A track record in applied research

3. Lecturer / Senior Lecturer

  • A Master’s and/or near completion of a Ph.D. from a reputable university with specialization in the area of Air Transport or Aviation Management

  • Teaching experience at higher education institution and/or practical industry experience

  • Pipelines of applied research

  • Applicants without a post-graduate qualification must possess a track record in teaching at higher education institution and/or practical industry experience

If you are excited to be at the forefront of pioneering higher education, embark on your career with SIT today!

Interested
applicants, please apply through our careers page at http://careers.singaporetech.edu.sg/cw/en/job/494451/lecturer-senior-lecturer-assistant-professor-associate-professor-professor-air-transport-management For more about us, visit http://www.singaporetech.edu.sg/

Posted to UAA 11/14/18




Middle Tennessee State University

Aerospace Tenure-Track Faculty

The Aerospace Department at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is seeking qualified applicants for an assistant/associate professor, tenure-track faculty position (#103570). The start date for the position is August 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes in the Professional Pilot concentration, undertake collaborative and multi-disciplinary research within the department and university, and be actively involved in university and professional service. The MTSU Aerospace Department offers undergraduate degrees in six concentrations (Administration, Flight Dispatch, Maintenance Management, Professional Pilot, Aerospace Technology, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations), a graduate degree in Aviation Administration, and is comprised of 16 faculty, over 800 undergraduate majors, and 30 graduate student.

Requirements:  Master’s degree in Aerospace, Aviation or closely related field by appointment date.  Applicants must have an FAA Commercial, Multi-Engine, and valid Flight Instructor Certificates (CFI, CFII, MEI) or
an FAA ATP Certificate and valid Flight Instructor Certificates (CFI, CFII, MEI).

Candidates who possess industry or collegiate teaching experience and those with a doctorate or ABD in Aerospace, Aviation, Education, Business, or other industry-related fields will receive special consideration.
 
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

 Applications must be submitted online by visiting
https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/ 

Posted to UAA 10/22/18




Middle Tennessee State University

Aerospace Clinical-Track Faculty

The Department of Aerospace at Middle Tennessee State University is seeking qualified applicants for two (2) 12-month clinical-track faculty positions (#111230, 120410), to serve as Assistant Chief Instructors at the University’s Part 141 Flight School. The positions can be filled at any time during the academic year.

The successful candidates will be expected to provide flight instruction and related administrative support to students in the Professional Pilot concentration at the Flight School.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree by appointment date. Applicants must have a minimum of 200 hours of dual flight instruction given and possess a Commercial SEL and MEL certificate, and a valid Certified Flight Instructor and Instrument Instructor Certificate. Applicants must also possess a valid Second Class FAA Medical Certificate.

Applicants who possess a Multi-engine Instructor Certificate, as well as those with higher than the minimum requirements of dual flight instruction will receive special consideration.

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be submitted online by visiting
https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/

Posted to UAA 10/22/18




Rocky Mountain College

Assistant Professor of Aviation

Rocky Mountain College invites applications for a tenure-track position in aviation, to begin August 2019. A successful candidate must have a broad background in aviation and be able to adapt to teaching a variety of aviation courses. These could include FAA ground school courses and topics in aviation management, unmanned aerial systems, airline operations, safety or others. A master’s degree in aviation, education, business or a related field is required. FAA Instrument Ground Instructor (IGI) certification and experience as a commercial pilot are desired though applicants with different aviation backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Opportunities to teach as a CFI in an airplane could exist, if desired, but is not expected. The successful candidate will be expected to teach an average course load of 12 contact hours both fall and spring semesters.

Rocky Mountain College is a private, comprehensive, baccalaureate college located in Billings, Montana, where the Northern Plains meet the Rocky Mountains, offering limitless recreational and cultural opportunities. Information about Rocky Mountain College is available at http://www.rocky.edu. Billings is a growing community of about 125,000 people that serves as the center of culture, commerce and health care for a multi-state region.

Benefits: Benefits include health, vision, dental, life, accidental death and dismemberment, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance.

Any questions regarding this position should be directed to Stephen Germic, AVP at 406-657-1020 or stephen.germic@rocky.edu.

To Apply: Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three references. Please submit all materials via email to jobs@rocky.edu or mail to Human Resources, Rocky Mountain College, 1511 Poly Drive, Billings, MT 59102. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Posted to UAA 10/19/18



Purdue University

Assistant/Associate Professor, Professional Flight Technology

Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2019. This appointment is in the Purdue Polytechnic School of Aviation & Transportation Technology.


DESCRIPTION: Job duties include: (I) Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Professional Flight curriculum; (2) Collaborate with other academic units at Purdue, and other organizations externally, to conduct externally-funded applied research (3) Serve on graduate committees; (4) Perform faculty assignments and student mentoring; (5) Demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and transformational education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in aviation, education or related field at the time of hire. Applicants must possess flight certificates and ratings commensurate with teaching and research assignments. Candidates must provide a history of academic teaching, curriculum development, scholarly publications, or conference presentations.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Purdue University is a land-grant university dedicated to learning, discovery, and engagement. The School of Aviation and Transportation Technology is home to seven undergraduate majors, including Professional Flight Technology, Aviation Management, Aeronautical Engineering Technology, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Aerospace Financial Analysis, all leading to a B.S. degree. Students may also pursue M.S., M.S. online, and Ph.D. degrees. The Professional Flight, Aviation Management, and Aeronautical Engineering Technology programs are professionally accredited and are nationally recognized for educating graduates who become successful leaders in a wide variety of aviation, aerospace, and space careers. A balance of hands-on teaching, scholarship, and funded engagement is the key to this success, and the successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the ability to make effectual and noteworthy contributions to the discipline.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary and rank will be commensurate with the education, experience, and qualifications of the candidate. Benefits will include comprehensive health and retirement plans.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: The process of reviewing applications will begin on December 1, 2018, and continue until a candidate is selected. Proposed date of hire is August 1, 2019. Purdue Polytechnic and the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests, and activities, and future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. A background check is required for employment in this position.

To apply, submit a letter of application indicating the position you're applying for; a curriculum vitae (including academic experience, publication/scholarship record, and research interest areas); a letter addressing commitment to diversity; and a list of five references (with contact information) to Emily Birge (ebirge@purdue.edu).

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Posted to UAA 10/17/18



Purdue University

Assistant/Associate Professor, Avionics/Systems integration

Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2019. This appointment is in the Purdue Polytechnic School of Aviation & Transportation Technology.


DESCRIPTION: Job duties include: (I) Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Avionics/system integration curriculum; (2) Collaborate with other academic units at Purdue, and other organizations externally, to conduct externally-funded applied research (3) Serve on graduate committees; (4) Perform faculty assignments and student mentoring; (5) Demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and transformational education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in electrical engineering or related field at the time of hire. Applicants must possess experience in the avionics/system integration discipline. Candidates must provide a history of academic teaching, curriculum development, scholarly publications, or conference presentations.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Purdue University is a land-grant university dedicated to learning, discovery, and engagement. The School of Aviation and Transportation Technology is home to seven undergraduate majors, including Professional Flight Technology, Aviation Management, Aeronautical Engineering Technology, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Aerospace Financial Analysis, all leading to a B.S. degree. Students may also pursue M.S., M.S. online, and Ph.D. degrees. The Professional Flight, Aviation Management, and Aeronautical Engineering Technology programs are professionally accredited and are nationally recognized for educating graduates who become successful leaders in a wide variety of aviation, aerospace, and space careers. A balance of hands-on teaching, scholarship, and funded engagement is the key to this success, and the successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the ability to make effectual and noteworthy contributions to the discipline.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary and rank will be commensurate with the education, experience, and qualifications of the candidate. Benefits will include comprehensive health and retirement plans.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: The process of reviewing applications will begin on December 1, 2018, and continue until a candidate is selected. Proposed date of hire is August 1, 2019. Purdue Polytechnic and the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology is committed to diversity in all areas of faculty effort including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests, and activities, and future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. A background check is required for employment in this position.

To apply, submit a letter of application indicating the position you're applying for; a curriculum vitae (including academic experience, publication/scholarship record, and research interest areas); a letter addressing commitment to diversity; and a list of five references (with contact information) to Emily Birge (ebirge@purdue.edu).

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Posted to UAA 10/17/18




The University of Nebraska at Omaha

Professional Flight Instructor Position Announcement

The Aviation Institute at the University of Nebraska at Omaha seeks applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position at the Instructor level. The position would primarily focus on teaching courses in the flight training curriculum.  A successful candidate would hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in aviation, transportation, public administration, political science or other related fields, hold the appropriate FAA credentials (CFII required, MEI and 141 experience preferred), and possess the commensurate flying experience.

UNO has a strong commitment to achieving diversity. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, women, and persons of color.

To apply for this position, go to http://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/7297. The preferred start date is January 2019

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 10/3/18



Oklahoma State University


Assistant Professor Aviation & Space Professional Pilot

Position Summary

The position will be located at the main campus in Stillwater, Oklahoma, which is home of a fully-supported and growing flight center that includes a fleet of Cessna 172’s (G1000), Cessna 152’s and Piper Seminoles. A short drive provides an opportunity for a larger metropolitan dining, cultural and professional sporting events experience. Stillwater is a remarkable community, offering affordable housing and excellent schools. It has also been ranked as one of America’s safest cities.

The program offers undergraduate instruction and graduate courses in support of the of the Master of Science and Doctor of Education in Applied Educational Studies degrees. The professional pilot option prepares students for careers in flight operations in both the general aviation and the air carrier segments of the aviation industry. The flight training program is certified under 14 CFR Part 141 of the Federal Regulations. The OSU professional pilot degree option is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI). The aviation program is also an institutional member of the University Aviation Association (UAA).

Qualifications
Individuals seeking this position must possess:

  • An earned doctorate with an emphasis in aviation or

  • A closely aligned area

  • A clearly articulated research agenda

  • 3,000 or more flight hours

The successful candidate will have experience in the professional pilot discipline and expertise in one or more of the following areas: aviation weather, aviation safety, crew resource management, advanced aircraft systems, turbine engines, and human factors.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in:

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate students

  • Working in aviation in the United States Military and/or civilian air carrier industry

THE APPLICATION REVIEW PROCESS WILL BEGIN DECEMBER 1, 2018. To apply: submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, two sample publications and references to http://jobs.okstate.edu.  For more information on the aviation and space program, please visit our website a  https://education.okstate.edu/aado/. For specific information, you may contact Dr. Jon Loffi at  jon.loffi@okstate.edu. 

Posted to UAA 9/20/18

 

Sinclair College

UAS position

Position Summary
This position will execute the vision to operate a National UAS Training and Certification Center at Sinclair College in Dayton, OH by supporting operational activities, including UAS simulations and flight tasks. This position will aid Sinclair in aligning with the regional UAS needs as well as create a revenue stream/profit center for the College.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders

  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents

  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals

  • Provide input on budget issues to the Director when necessary, specifically related to operational impacts of budget decisions

  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders

  • Plan, schedule and track project timelines, milestones and deliverables using appropriate tools

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential issues, and devise a contingency plan

  • Conduct post-project assessments and create recommendation reports in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements

Requirements

  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Business Management, Engineering, UAS, or related field and 2 years of industry experience required. OR a Bachelor’s degree in related field required.

  • Must possess a current Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) required

  • Manned Pilot’s Certifications issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and an active FAA Second Class Medical certification preferred

  • Demonstrated experience in developing, packaging and delivering educational/training content required

  • Ability to read, research, and comprehend technical and regulatory documents required

  • Ability to work comfortably with clients at all levels across a wide variety of domains from technical engineering and aerospace firms, Senior Executive Staff within the internal organization required

  • Demonstrated experience managing a wide variety of projects required


To Apply:
Please visit https://jobs.sinclair.edu to apply and for additional information on the position. Job # 03659

Posted to UAA 9/11/18



College of Southern Nevada

Aviation Instructor - Spring 2019

This position will be open until filled. Application review will begin 09/10/2018. For full consideration, all application related material should be submitted by 09/09/2018. The Applied Technology Department at The College of Southern Nevada invites applications for a Full-Time Instructor Position in the Aviation Technology Program starting Spring 2019. The successful candidate will enhance the mission of the Aviation Technology Program, as well as, have an opportunity to mentor and grow future leaders of the industry.

Responsibilities
The Aviation Instructor will instruct lab and lecture courses in the Aviation Technology programs in accordance with the established course syllabus of record using various modalities. This includes organizing instruction towards achieving student learning outcomes; selection of textbooks and other curricula; conferring with students; evaluating student mastery; and providing a safe and positive classroom-learning environment.

Duties will also include curriculum development and program assessment; student advising and mentoring; scholarship of teaching and learning; participation in student recruitment activities; outreach to the college, community, and profession; and duties as assigned by the Program Lead and Department Chair.

The candidate shall participate and assist the team to maintain and develop strong industry and community partnerships, within and outside of the program advisory committee. They will also commit to continuing their professional development as an educator through attendance to industry conferences and membership of professional associations.

Instructors shall maintain current FAA certification and commit to continuing their professional development as an educator through attendance to industry seminars, conferences, and membership of professional associations.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Aviation Technology, or closely related field, plus three years of related work experience OR Associate of Applied Science Degree in Aviation Technology, or closely related field, plus five years of related work experience, and Current FAA issued Certificated Flight (II) Instructor.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Flight Simulator instructional experience during the last 24 months.

  • 100 Hours Flight Time as PIC during the last 24 months

Starting Salary Range
Initial salary placement is based on educational level and total years of full-time equivalent teaching experience. A maximum of 10 years of experience will be considered for initial salary placement purposes.

Please attach the following to your application

  •  Resume

  •  Cover Letter

  •  Academic Transcripts

  •  Contact information for three professional references

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

Local Search
Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.

To apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/1262679

Posted to UAA 8/21/18



Southern Illinois University

Aviation Management Program, Assistant Lecturers (Variable Time)

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for anticipated variable time, term, non-tenure track faculty positions within ASA’s Aviation Management program beginning August 16, 2018.

Required Qualifications: Master’s Degree in the appropriate area. Minimum two years post-secondary teaching experience and/or related industry experience required.

Responsibilities: To teach one or more of the following courses: Air Transport Labor Relations, Airline Management, Airport Management, Airport Planning, Aviation Management Writing and
Communication, Aviation Industry Regulations. 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 chair of the department.

Application: The first consideration date is August 3, 2018, or until filled. To apply, email or mail letter of interest that identifies two courses you feel qualified to instruct; current vitae/resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Michael Burgener, Interim Chair, Department of Aviation Management and Flight, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Transportation Education Center, 545 North Airport Road, Mail Code 6817, Murphysboro, IL 62966 or email to: burgener@siu.edu.

Posted to UAA 8/2/18



Southern Illinois University

Flight Instructors

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified Flight Instructors for anticipated positions within ASA’s Aviation Flight program. These are the term, non-tenure-track appointments.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree. FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating and FAA Certified Flight Instructor-Airplane Certificate (CFI). Certified Flight Instructor-Instrument Airplane Certificate required (CFII) within four months from the date of hire. Cannot be “Instructor of Record” for any Aviation class until CFII is earned.

Preferred Qualifications: CFII, FAR 141 experience within a University flight program. Master’s degree.

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.

Application Deadline: This position will be open until filled.

To apply: Send letter of interest, a current resume which includes verification of the above qualifications and flight hour summary, copies of certificates, a copy of college transcripts, and names, addresses/email addresses and phone numbers of three reference to Kenneth Bro, Chief Flight Instructor, Department of Aviation Management and Flight, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Transportation Education Center, TEC 286Q/Mail Code 6817, 545 North Airport Road, Murphysboro, IL 62966

Posted to UAA 8/2/18



Southern Illinois University

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

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for anticipated variable time, term, non-tenure track faculty positions within ASA’s Aviation Management program beginning as soon as possible.

Required Qualifications: Master’s Degree in a major appropriate to the course(s) being taught. Postsecondary teaching experience; military training and/or related aviation industry experience required. Ability to travel to a specified location and to teach a specified course(s) required. Applicants may be subject to background check via RAPID Gate for military site access.

Responsibilities: To teach one or more of the following courses: Air Transport Labor Relations, Airline Management, Airport Management, Airport Planning, Aviation Management Writing and
Communication, Aviation Industry Regulations, Legal Aspects of Aviation, Fiscal Aspects of Aviation Management, Airport Management, General Aviation Operations, Aviation Safety Management, and Independent Studies Classes. To engage in other assignments as determined by the chair of the department.

Application Deadline: This position will be open until filled.

To apply, email or mail letter of interest that identifies two courses you feel qualified to instruct; current vitae/resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Michael Burgener, Interim Chair, Department of Aviation Management and Flight, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Transportation Education Center, 545 North Airport Road, Mail Code 6817, Murphysboro, IL 62966 or email - burgener@siu.edu

Posted to UAA 8/2/18