Assistant Professor of AviationRequisition Number
20210088Type of Position
FacultyGrant Funded Position?
YesIf faculty position, tenure track?
2 - Tenure TrackIf faculty position, rank?
3 - Assistant ProfessorAppointment Length
Aug - May (9 mo)Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will teach, advise, and recruit for the aviation program at Fairmont State University which currently offers B.S. in Aviation with concentrations in Aviation Management and Professional Flight (Part 141). This position will coordinate closely with the Director of the Aviation Center of Excellence which houses the University's FAA Part 141 Flight Program.
Duties will also include collection of data and assessment of the programs, partnering with local industry for the benefit of our students and programs, and coordinating with our flight school programs.
Teaching duties may include, but are not limited to, courses in the Aviation Core and Aviation elective courses such as: aircraft flight theory, aviation meteorology, aviation history, aviation law, airline operations, and fiscal aspects of aviation management.
This role may include duties and responsibilities to assist the Dean in faculty selection and evaluation including adjunct faculty management, coordinating departmental class scheduling, departmental assessment, and departmental disciplinary or appeal actions for both faculty and student.Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. in Aviation Administration or closely related program. Current FAA pilot rating helpful but not required.Special Conditions
This is a tenure-track position, 9-month position, with opportunities to teach during the summer.Quick Linkwww.fairmontstatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=64227Department
005: School of Business & Aviation (FSU)Employment Location
Main Campus, FairmontPosition will report to (title)
Dean of the School of Business & AviationAnticipated Hire Date
August 2, 2021Notes To Applicants
All applicants MUST
complete an online application; paper applications cannot be accepted.
Please note that candidates invited to interview are required to bring copies of all academic transcripts to the interview event.Minimum Qualifications
Two or more years in the aviation industry plus two or more years in higher education preferred.
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