Purdue University, School of Aviation and Transportation Technology 1401 Aviation Drive, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Dec 04, 2019Full time
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 effective and noteworthy contributions to the discipline in each of these three success areas. Essential job duties include the following: (1) Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in aviation technology and related areas. (2) Collaborate with other academic units at Purdue, as well as, other organizations externally, to engage with government and industry to obtain externally-funded applied research; (3) serve on curriculum committees; (4) Perform customary faculty assignments and student mentoring; and (5) Demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and transformational education. The ideal candidate should have a record of academic teaching, curriculum development, scholarly publications, and conference presentations. Once selected all candidates must demonstrate plans for success with teaching, discovery, and engagement with community and industry.