Faculty, Lecturer, Aviation Science - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Aviation Science Chair, the Lecturer Faculty will: teach courses and assess performance of aviation education, training and certification; participate collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff in scholarly research; promote the general wellbeing of the department and the university, and the collective and individual interest of its staff and student body; support and seek always to fulfill the guiding concepts for the college embodied in the philosophy, mission, values and vision adopted by UVU.
-Teach face to face or online courses in aviation professional pilot or aviation administration curriculum and provides classroom and/or on line instruction equivalent to 15 credit hours per semester.
-Coordinate between students, teaching assistants, other faculty members and a wide variety of support personnel available to students, including advisement, career assistance, and additional student-centered initiatives promoted by the university.
-Contribute to the academic reputation and stature of the program through quality teaching, research and participation in the aviation community.
-Utilize current industry practices to teach in specialty areas such as fundamentals of flight, aviation administration, aviation safety, aviation law, insurance, and other specialties found in a comprehensive collegiate aviation program.
-Produce and publish scholarly research in a field of aviation-related expertise.
-Assist the Department Chair in writing grants, accreditation, and service through academic committees as required by the department, college or university.
-Perform quality management and supervision of aviation instruction programs through the use of "state of the art" resources.
-Develop outcome assessment criteria as required by the department, college and university.
-Utilize interpersonal problem solving skills in order to interact effectively with other faculty, staff and students.
-Prepare reports and other professional documents, as well as prepare instructional materials (course syllabi, lockups, visual aids, and instruction sheets).
-Assist in developing other academic curricula as needed by the college, school, or department.
-Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned Doctorate in Aviation, Transportation, Business or a related discipline from a regionally accredited university preferred. Master's degree or ABD status in the subject matter or a closely related field and two years of teaching experience at the college/university level will be considered. Expertise including but not limited to commercial flying, unmanned aerial vehicle systems, air traffic control, airport management / operations, airline management / operations, Fixed Base Operation (FBO) management, aviation safety, aircraft accident investigation, aviation law, aircraft maintenance management, aerospace management, flight instruction, and flight school management. Higher Education teaching experience and scholarly achievement in aviation with a history of publications and research preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of subject matter and course content.
-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 methodology.
-Skill in effective instructional strategies and techniques including the ability to develop outcome assessments.
-Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data analysis and research methodology.
-Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students and their instruction.
-Effective interpersonal, problem solving and decision making skills.
-Ability to communicate effectively.
-Knowledge of teaching issues, challenges and completion strategies.
-Knowledge and skill using current computer programs and software.
-Knowledge of current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policies, regulations and procedures.
-Ability to harmonize instruction with standardized industry practices and department safety objectives.

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at HREmployment@uvu.edu.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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