Position Summary: The Department of Aviation Sciences, College of Aviation, Western Michigan University in Battle Creek, Michigan, invites applications for a full-time Faculty Specialist 1/2/Master - Lecturer, tenure-track, in Aviation Sciences.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate aviation courses primarily in the FAR Part 147 maintenance program, and/or upper division coursework, in the Aviation Technical Operations baccalaureate program. He/she may also teach classes related to aircraft systems for the FAR Part 141 flight program. Also required is: fulfill curriculum development as part of normal workload; carry out any administrative tasks assigned as part of normal workload; fulfill bargaining unit workload requirements with equivalent administrative work; serve as a resource for the college by participating in service work related to various committees, professional societies and community organizations; be available to assist students with course advising, orientation and individual mentoring; encourage and support student involvement in student organizations and internships; support the diverse curricula by maintaining appropriate qualifications, proficiencies and certificates to comply with federal and accreditation requirements. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and participate cooperatively and effectively with his/her peers as part of the overall college community. The appointment will be a continuing, tenure-track appointment.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Certification; significant related work experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree / earned doctorate; teaching experience; FAA flight certification;
Applications: Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please visit https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs and click on “Search job postings” under Faculty and Staff Positions to apply for this post.
The Department of Aviation Sciences has three degree programs: 1) Aviation Flight Science, 2) Aviation Management & Operations, and 3) Aviation Technical Operations. Additional information is available on the College of Aviation website: www.wmich.edu/aviation.
WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
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