Assistant Professor (Airframe and Powerplant) Department of Aviation Technologies, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
The College of Applied Sciences and Arts (ASA) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking eligible applicants for the above anticipated position beginning Fall 2020, or until suitably qualified individuals are found. This is a nine-month, continuing appointment which may lead to tenure. This position will support the baccalaureate degree in Aviation Technologies developed to prepare aviation technicians with advanced technical skills.
Earned master’s degree, required by time of appointment, and minimum professional experience of three years full-time employment in aircraft maintenance, avionics maintenance, repair or installation, aircraft/engine manufacturing or product support environment. Valid FAA Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant Ratings. One earned degree in an aviation or related discipline.
Earned doctorate. Successful post-secondary teaching experience in aircraft maintenance and/or product support. Demonstrated history of scholarly productivity in Aviation Technologies or related fields. FAA Mechanic Certificate obtained as the result of completing an FAA-approved Part 147 curriculum.
Primary teaching responsibilities will include instruction in the undergraduate Aviation Technologies baccalaureate program which is also an FAA-approved Part 147 Airframe and Powerplant program. Participation in program/department support activities and service on committees at various levels is required. It is expected that the successful candidate will identify and develop an area of personal research interest resulting in scholarly productivity consistent with the applied research goals of the College and University. The individual will engage in scholarly activities and professional service related to the aviation discipline. Service which enriches the community, College and University is also expected, as is fulfillment of other assignments as may be required.
The Department of Aviation Technologies, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is nationally recognized, FAA approved, and offers a comprehensive baccalaureate degree program. Carbondale is located 100 miles southeast of St. Louis, Missouri, and is adjacent to the Shawnee National Forest, many clean lakes and some of the most picturesque terrain in Illinois. Additional information regarding the Aviation Technologies Program is available at https://aviation.siu.edu/
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019, or until suitable applicants are found.
To apply: Send letter of application specifying the position to which application is being made and including research interests, current resume or vitae, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of five references to:
Michael Burgener, Chair
Department of Aviation Technologies
SI Airport, Mail Code 6816
545 N. Airport Rd., TEC
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Electronic Submissions preferred.
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