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Aerospace Technology Tenure-Track Faculty Search
Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Aerospace Technology faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor. MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, robust research/ creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.
With twenty full-time faculty members, 100+ flight instructors, and over 1,000 majors, the Department of Aerospace is a signature department at MTSU and is one of the nation’s largest and most respected collegiate aviation operations programs. Majors can choose among six concentrations: Aviation Management, Aerospace Technology, Flight Dispatch, Maintenance Management, Professional Pilot, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations. In addition, the department offers a minor in Air Traffic Control and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) as well as a master’s degree in Aeronautical Science with concentrations in Aviation Education, Aviation Management, and Aviation Safety and Security Management.
The successful candidate is expected to teach classes primarily in the Technology concentration, undertake collaborative and multi-disciplinary research within the department and university, and be actively involved in university and professional service. The successful candidate must have a master’s degree in aerospace engineering, aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering science, flight test engineering, aviation systems, or closely related field by appointment date. Graduate coursework in aerodynamics and aircraft/flight vehicle performance/design is required (must be present on submitted transcripts). The candidate must also have an FAA pilot certificate. It is desired that the candidate possesses aerospace or flight-testing industry experience; collegiate teaching experience; the FAA CFI, CFII, and MEI certificates; and those with a doctorate or ABD in aerospace engineering, aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering science, flight test engineering, aviation systems, or a closely related field will receive special consideration.
How to Apply
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting Middle Tennessee State University in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. For a full application package please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a research statement at the time of submission. In addition, applicants must submit transcripts showing the required graduate coursework and copies of all FAA certifications when applying to be considered. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.
Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:
Julie Holley, Search Manager
Lauren McCaghren, Senior Executive Search Consultant
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2019AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424. MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.