University of Alaska Term Assistant Professor of Aviation Technology in Anchorage, Alaska

Term Assistant Professor of Aviation Technology

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)

Grade:UNAC Grade 30

Work type:Faculty Full-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:Community & Technical College

Location:Anchorage

Categories:Education/Instructional, Other

Position Summary:The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Community and Technical College (CTC) is a major center for development and delivery of career, technical, community, workforce and continuing education programs. In keeping with the mission of the University of Alaska (UA), CTC is committed to innovation and flexibility ensuring high quality education and training is available to all who have the ability and interest to pursue an education leading to a life-long profession.

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 or Professional Piloting as well as Associate degrees in Aviation Maintenance, Air Traffic Control, Aviation Administration, and Professional Piloting. Additionally, two Undergraduate Certificates are offered in Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program and the division offers a Minor in Aviation Technology.

The ATD is seeking highly qualified candidates to fill a full time, tenure-track faculty position. The workload for this position is bipartite to include teaching and service.

Duties:

100Duties:

Support the University of Alaska Anchorage bi-partite mission of performing teaching and service as a member of the teaching faculty.

The incumbent will work as part of a team, while teaching a variety of courses in a manner consistent with the specific course content guide(s). Course topic areas may include but are not limited to the following: • Aviation Safety • Aviation Security • Airline / Airport / General Aviation Operations and Management • Resource Management • Human Factors in Aviation • Elements of Weather • Air Transportation Seminar

Curriculum development. Applicant will be required to research and develop new courses and coordinate internship opportunities.

Foster and maintain industry partnerships.

Hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught.

Advise students.

Continuous professional development activities.

Participate in Departmental, Division, College, and University committee activities.

Other duties as assigned.Essential

The UAA Aviation Technology Division (ATD), within the Community and Technical College, 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 or Professional Piloting as well as Associate degrees in Aviation Maintenance, Air Traffic Control, Aviation Administration, and Professional Piloting. Additionally, two Undergraduate Certificates are offered in Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program and the division offers a Minor in Aviation Technology.

The ATD is seeking highly qualified candidates to fill a full time, tenure-track faculty position. The workload for this position is bipartite to include teaching and service.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required for this Position:

  • Documented successful post-secondary teaching experience.

Typical Education or Training Required for this Position:

  • Earned Master’s degree from an accredited university is required.

Length of Time and Type of Experience Required for this Position:

  • Minimum five years significant experience in airline, corporate, government, or general aviation, OR a minimum three years significant industry experience and two or more years faculty experience.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities for this Position:

  • Bachelor, or Masters, or Doctorate Degree in Aviation, Aviation/Business Management, or related field with extensive industry experience.

  • Three or more years experience as an aviation faculty member with an accredited college or university.

  • Experience and demonstrated ability to develop and deliver a broad array of Aviation courses.

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

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

Duties:

Support the University of Alaska Anchorage bi-partite mission of performing teaching and service as a member of the teaching faculty.

The incumbent will work as part of a team, while teaching a variety of courses in a manner consistent with the specific course content guide(s). Course topic areas may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Aviation Safety

  • Aviation Security

  • Airline / Airport / General Aviation Operations and Management

  • Resource Management

  • Human Factors in Aviation

  • Elements of Weather

  • Air Transportation Seminar

Curriculum development. Applicant will be required to research and develop new courses and coordinate internship opportunities.

Foster and maintain industry partnerships.

Hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught.

Advise students.

Continuous professional development activities.

Participate in Departmental, Division, College, and University committee activities.

Other duties as assigned.

Application materials:

Please provide the following when submitting your application:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume or Vita

  • A Statement of Your Philosophy of Teaching

  • Three professional references (to include contact phone numbers and email addresses)

If selected for an interview, candidates will be required to perform a teaching demonstration as part of the interview process. Specific details about that assignment will be given at the time the interview is scheduled.

Upon hire, the successful applicant will need to provide a copy of their official transcripts and FAA certifications.

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to non-discrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of non-discrimination available atwww.alaska.edu/titleIXcompliance/nondiscrimination

Advertised:04 Apr 2018Alaskan Daylight Time

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