Assistant/Associate Professor of Aviation - Tenure Track

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Aviation - Tenure Track Department 210210-Aviation Pay Rate Per faculty salary model FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Position Number 998588 Classification Faculty Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates interested in applying please complete an UCM on-line faculty profile.
Attach to the faculty profile a letter of application which includes research intent, vitae, copies of transcripts, and a list of three professional references including their names, phone numbers, and email addresses is required on the on-line faculty profile. If invited for an on-campus interview, official transcripts, copies of professional licensure, and three letters of recommendations will be requested.

Initial review of applications will begin May 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

For more information about this position, contact:

Blake Clary
School of Aviation
University of Central Missouri
For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at or (660)543-4255.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Professional Faculty Hours

Bargaining Unit No Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 05/05/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose

The UCM School of Aviation has a critical need for a full time, tenure-track faculty member to assist in the delivery of Aviation coursework and to engage as a vital and contributing member of the Aviation faculty. The purpose of this position is to develop curriculum, deliver instruction, evaluate student performance and conduct assessment activities in support of the mission of the School of Aviation. Primary area of focus will be the academic coursework associated with the Aviation Management degree option. Courses for this position will range from Aviation History, Aviation Management, Airport Management, Airport Leadership, Air Transportation, Corporate Aviation, Aviation Safety, Aviation Law, Aviation Accident Causation, Safety Management Systems, and other courses as required.

The School of Aviation supports the universities mission by providing high quality academic and technical education in support of the three Bachelor of Science degrees; Professional Pilot, Airport Management, and Flight Operations as well as a graduate degree, MS Aviation Safety.
The School of Aviation owns and operates its own airport, training aircraft fleet and associated flight simulation platforms and related technologies in support of the mission.

Education & Formal Training Master's degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below) Other Education & Formal Training

Required: Master’s degree in Aviation or a related field is required. However, an earned doctoral degree is preferred.

Education Qualifications:
• Master’s degree required: Aviation related (non-aviation related degrees may be acceptable with aviation related industry experience)
• Earned Doctorate preferred
• An earned doctorate will be required prior to application for tenure. If candidate does hold a doctoral degree at the time of his/her appointment, it will be required to be completed before the end of the fifth (5th) academic year.

Licenses & Certifications:
• FAA Private Pilot Certification is preferred
• AAAE Certified Member is preferred

Computer Skills Experience

Teaching or training delivery experience is preferred.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge Physical & Environmental Factors: Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises Special Working Conditions: Travel required, Irregular work hours Ability to Keyboard Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Vitae
Optional Documents

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