Term Assistant Professor of Aviation Technology

University of Alaska

United States

July 8, 2021

Description

Term Assistant Professor of Aviation Technology

Apply now Job no: 517009 Classification: Term Assistant Professor (F9) Grade: UNAC Grade 30 Work type: Faculty Full-time Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Anchorage School/Business unit: UAA Community & Technical College Location: Anchorage Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The UAA Aviation Technology Division (ATD), within the CTC, represents the latest in aviation education technologies in a large facility with state-of- the-art classrooms and labs. The mission of the ATD is to enhance, promote, and provide quality aviation education, research and service worldwide. The ATD offers a Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Aviation Administration, Professional Piloting, or Aeronautical Studies as well as Associate degrees in Aviation Maintenance, Air Traffic Control, and Professional Piloting. Additionally, the ATD offers two Undergraduate Certificates in the Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program, an Aircraft Dispatcher curriculum, and a Minor in Aviation Technology. The Division seeks a qualified individual for the position of Term Instructor/Assistant Professor of Aviation Administration/Professional Piloting. This position will teach classes in support of the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Technology degree. Potential courses to be taught within this position include but are not limited to; Aerodynamics (upper & lower division), Introduction to Aviation Technology, Aviation Safety, Resource Management, Human Factors in Aviation, and Elements of Weather. Depending on credentials/certificates the position may include teaching of Pilot Ground, ATC, or Aircraft Dispatch courses. Anticipated start date is August 8, 2021.

Duties:

25Service: The position is required to provide service to the Department, the College, the University and/or the Profession. This service may include curriculum development, service on committees, or other service as approved by the Division director.Essential

75Teaching: This position carries a full-time instructional workload during the academic year. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching a full course load (typically 24 to 27 credits) of undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with the specific course content guides. Faculty are also expected to provide academic counseling to students, hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught, and be proactive in developing and modifying curriculum for delivery in assigned teaching modalities.Essential

The UAA Aviation Technology Division (ATD), within the CTC, represents the latest in aviation education technologies in a large facility with state-of- the-art classrooms and labs. The mission of the ATD is to enhance, promote, and provide quality aviation education, research and service worldwide. The ATD offers a Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Aviation Administration, Professional Piloting, or Aeronautical Studies as well as Associate degrees in Aviation Maintenance, Air Traffic Control, and Professional Piloting. Additionally, the ATD offers two Undergraduate Certificates in the Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program, an Aircraft Dispatcher curriculum, and a Minor in Aviation Technology.

The Division seeks a qualified individual for the position of Term Instructor/Assistant Professor of Aviation Administration/Professional Piloting. This position will teach classes in support of the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Technology degree. Potential courses to be taught within this position include but are not limited to; Aerodynamics (upper & lower division), Introduction to Aviation Technology, Aviation Safety, Resource Management, Human Factors in Aviation, and Elements of Weather. Depending on credentials/certificates the position may include teaching of Pilot Ground, ATC, or Aircraft Dispatch courses. Anticipated start date is August 8, 2021.

Course topic areas may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Aerodynamics (upper & lower division)
  • Introduction to Aviation Technology
  • Pilot Ground Schools (dependent on certification)
  • Aviation Safety
  • Resource Management
  • Human Factors in Aviation
  • Elements of Weather
  • Information About the University and its Locale: UAA, situated in the state's largest city, recognizes and values the diversity of our unique location in Southcentral Alaska, the ancestral homelands of the Dena'ina Athabascan, Ahtna Athabascan, Alutiiq/Sugpiak and Eyak peoples.

    We honor diverse experiences and perspectives—including differences in ideas, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, culture, nationality, age, disability, veteran and socioeconomic status—and strive to create a welcoming and inclusive learning environments where all are treated with respect.

    With an enrollment of approximately 15,500 students across 5 campuses, UAA offers certificates, associates, bachelors, masters and a limited number of doctoral programs in 5 academic colleges1.

    The main campus is in Anchorage, a metropolitan area of nearly 400,000 people. The median age of its residents is 33 years. The area's public schools enroll students whose families speak over 100 different languages, making it one of the most diverse school districts in the United States.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Documented successful post-secondary teaching experience is required.

    Typical Experience: Minimum three years aviation experience in airline, corporate, government, or general aviation, or a minimum two years aviation experience with an education/training component and applicable experience in management, leadership, or training.

    Two or more years of experience as an aviation faculty member or instructional staff with an accredited college or university is preferred.

    Experience/education indicating and/or demonstrated ability to develop and deliver a broad array of aviation courses is preferred.

    Experience and proficiency using computers, online course management systems, and other instructional technologies is preferred.

    Required Education or Training: Earned Master's degree from an accredited university OR Bachelor's degree plus a combination of industry experience and/or 16 credits post-Bachelor's study toward an earned Master's degree is required. Candidates without a Master's degree will have two years from the date of initial appointment to obtain the degree for continued appointment.

    Bachelor, or Masters, or Doctorate degree in Aviation, Aviation/Business Management, or related field with extensive industry experience is preferred.

    Advanced FAA Pilot and/or Certified Flight Instructor Certificate(s), and/or FAA Dispatcher Certificate is desirable.

    Union Representation:

    This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC).

    Term Position: This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

    The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

    Affirmative Action Statement:

    UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www. alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

    Background Check:

    The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

    Public Disclosure Statement:

    Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

    University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

    Training Policy:

    It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

    Contact Information:

    If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

    Advertised: 07 Jun 2021 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close:

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