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Aviation and Aerospace Science Lecturer

Employer
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 28, 2022
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Salary for Announcement

The salary range for this position is $68,000 – $70,000 at Lecturer level. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, education, experience, specialty and training.

MSU Denver offers excellent benefits that include medical, dental, retirement, tuition benefit, free RTD pass, and more. For a brief overview of these options, visit our Employee Benefits Summary page.

Posting Details

Posting Number

F00918

Position Title

Aviation and Aerospace Science Lecturer

Position Number

F00621

Employee Category

Faculty - Cat II

Department

Aviation and Aerospace Science

EClass Code

Full time faculty - 9 mo with benefits

Position Summary

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.

Duties/Responsibilities

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)

Posting date

11/28/2022

Closing date

Closing Instructions

Open Until Filled

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)

01/07/2023

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete applications received by Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 11:59 PM MST will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted after this date until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted through the university’s online system, 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.

Talent Team Representative

Tanya Rogowsky

Talent Team Representative E-mail

trogowsk@msudenver.edu

Benefits

MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link: Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

MSU Denver is committed to creating and fostering a work environment and culture of belonging; we are proud of the work our employee affinity groups contribute to our culture. For more information on our employee affinity groups please visit this link .
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