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Assistant Professor Aviation Science job at Utah Valley University in Orem UT
Description, duties, responsibilities
Assistant Professor - Aviation Science
Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)
The Department of Aviation Science at Utah Valley University invites applications to a tenure-track position. The individual will teach courses and assess the performance of aviation education, training, and certification; participate collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff in scholarly research; promote the general well-being of the college, school, faculty, staff, and students; and support and seek always to fulfill the guiding concepts embodied in the philosophy, mission, values, and vision adopted by UVU. Demonstrated capabilities in teaching, research, and service are required.
The individual is expected to
Teach classes based on qualifications and departmental needs.
Plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
Prepare instructional materials (mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
Evaluate instructions and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance tests.
Maintain a desirable classroom environment.
Instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classrooms and laboratories through demonstration, discussion, visual aids, etc.
Maintain a student-oriented approach to education.
Maintain and submit accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
Coordinate cooperative work experience programs and students as assigned.
Develop and write grant requests related to aviation.
Perform other appropriate university and professional services, which may include visiting secondary schools, attending national conferences, offering workshops, and adjudicating. Serves on committees and attends faculty and other meetings as assigned. UVU offers an excellent benefits package that includes a generous leave policy, 13 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Completed terminal degree required by start date. Subject matter knowledge and expertise in the application of best practices including, but not limited to, the following related disciplines: aviation business management, or management and operational experience in such areas as airports, airline operations, Fixed Base Operations (FBO), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commercial or corporate flight operations, air traffic control (ATC), aircraft dispatch, aviation law, etc.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and methodology of successful teaching techniques focused on undergraduates.
Knowledge of current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policies, regulations, and procedures as related to best practices in business.
Knowledge of subject matter and course content.
Knowledge of teaching issues, challenges, and completion strategies.
Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data analysis and research methodology.
Skills in recruiting, interviewing, and placement of students.
Skills in assisting counselors and other department heads in maintaining an effective program.
Proven skills as an accomplished teacher/performer.
Ability to develop curriculum and teach design courses.
Ability to develop effective business and educational partnerships at the campus, local, state, and national levels.
Ability to communicate (written and orally) with a wide variety of students, faculty, and others.
Ability to harmonize instruction with standardized industry practices and department safety objectives.
Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students through instruction that develops mastery of content and skills.
Ability to teach college/university level aviation courses with the knowledge and skill to encourage a high degree of interactivity with students and department staff using a wide variety of methodologies.
Physical requirements include frequent standing, sitting, grasping, and fine hand manipulation with continual talking hearing, and seeing. May be required to lift up to 25 lbs.
UVU offers an excellent benefits package that includes a generous leave policy, 13 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
Pay Range: DOQ
Advertisement Number: FAC40722
Open Date: 10/12/2022
Review Start Date:
Close Date: 12/31/2022
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions to Applicant:
To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/3540174
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