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Assistant Professor of Aviation (Aerospace Management)

Employer
Eastern Kentucky University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Sep 21, 2023

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Assistant Professor of Aviation (Aerospace Management)

Eastern Kentucky University


Title: Assistant Professor of Aviation (Aerospace Management)

Position Type: Fulltime Faculty

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 21R000 - Science, Tech, Engineering & Math

Position Location: Richmond Campus

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Dennis Sinnett

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The EKU School of Engineering, Aviation, Construction and Technology (SEACT)'s Aviation program is accepting applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Aviation (Aerospace Management) to begin January 2024.

Primary responsibilities will be 4/4 load teaching undergraduate courses in the Aviation program (Aerospace Management), service and scholarly activities.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications: an aviation-related terminal degree, recent experience in the aviation industry or an aviation academic setting, and experience with a University FAR Part 141 Flight Training program.

Additional responsibilities for this position include: Advising Professional Flight, Aerospace Management and Unmanned Aircraft Systems students; monitoring overall student progress; being available to students desiring advice or consultation; serving as faculty advisor for student organizations; developing and fostering aviation industry connections; participating in curriculum implementation, revision, and evaluation; and participating in recruitment events.

A terminal degree in Aviation, Aerospace Management, or related field from a regionally (SACS, North Central, etc.) accredited or internationally recognized institution is required. Applicants must have 3+ recent years of Aviation industry experience. In addition to appropriate teaching credentials, the candidate must also possess a commitment to teaching excellence, service and scholarship. The successful applicant must have excellent written and oral communication skills and must be committed to the continuous improvement process and the outcome-based assessment of the programs.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: A terminal degree in Aviation, Aerospace Management, or related field from a regionally (SACS, North Central, etc.) accredited or internationally recognized institution is required. Preference will be given to applicants with an emphasis in an Aviation or Aerospace subject area, with a doctorate in a related field and recent aviation industry experience.

Experience: Three year of Aviation industry experience required.

Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Open Until Filled: Yes

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


To apply, please visit: https://careers.eku.edu/jobs/80c899ff-1480-44e0-aaa4-3de7172a038e



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