Instructor (Aeronautical Sciences) (#73347) Position Description

The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

Other Conditions: Renewable type appointment depending on performance and(or) funding, to begin approximately January 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.


Teach twelve (12) credit hours equivalent of Aeronautical Science courses per semester, two semesters per year. Assist in managing the Aeronautical Sciences degree program. Provide support in teaching simulator courses. Participate in ongoing course and curriculum development activities in the program and college as a whole. Assist with the flight simulator maintenance program. Prepare course schedule, syllabus, and reports related to teaching and reports related to teaching and student progress. Maintain a minimum of five (5) office hours per week and advise students. Participate and engage in CAFNRM/University/community activities. Summer duties include providing supervised simulator lab hours for qualified aeronautical science students and performing program public relations and recruitment activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Minimum of four (4) years of experience as a FAA Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) or FAA Certified Ground Instructor (GI). Evidence of involvement with a University Aeronautical Sciences program. Demonstrated ability to teach at the college level including hands-on courses with simulators. Demonstrated experience in program management and community outreach. Possess a positive professional demeanor with students, support staff and supervisors.

Desirable Qualifications

Possession of current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) CFI and ATP licenses. Hold instrument and multiengine instructor ratings. Two (2) years of teaching experience at an academic Aeronautical Sciences program or a FAA Certified flight school or Part 121 Line-Check Pilot experience. Understanding of the TSA Alien Flight School program rules and regulations. Proven ability to communicate effectively with regional FAA offices. Ability to develop working relationships with regional airport managers. Thorough knowledge of flight simulator training. Basic electronic and mechanical skills. Familiar with the development of University courses in Aeronautical Sciences. Demonstrated record of scholarly activities in the Aeronautical Sciences area.

Pay Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications (How to Apply)

For a complete description, application instructions and to submit an application, please visit NEOGOV and search for #73347 or Instructor of Aeronautical Science. Please be sure to review the full job posting before applying. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Roberto Rodriguez,

Please refer to position #73347 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Continuous recruitment until filled, first review date on or about December 20, 2023

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at NEOGOV.

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