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Kansas State University
Posted: 02/08/2023
Professional Pilot Faculty - Open Rank

Professional Pilot Faculty – Open Rank

Department: 3670085547 Salina Dept of Aviation
Job no: 514618
Employment type: Academic / Faculty – 9 month
Location: Salina, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Aviation / UAT / UAS
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:
Kansas State University’s Aerospace and Technology Campus in Salina is seeking applications for a full-time Professional Pilot faculty member. The successful candidate shall teach undergraduate students covering subject matter in professional pilot curriculum (existing and future courses). This is an open-rank, nine-month position, with expected effort in teaching, service, and scholarship as appropriate to the academic rank. The position includes a full benefit package.

Open-rank faculty position opportunities:

Tenure Track: Assistant or Associate Professor

Non-Tenure Track: Teaching Assistant Professor, Instructor, or Professor of Practice

Why Join Us:
Be part of a professional team, working together to prepare students for an exciting, in-demand career. Our Professional Pilot degree option is FAA regulation part 141 approved, AABI accredited, and allows students to qualify for a Restricted Airline Transport Certificate (ATP) at 1,000 hours. The Salina Campus of Kansas State University is uniquely located at the Salina Regional Airport which helps maintain the focus of producing premier aviation professionals. Salina is a family friendly community with easy access to Manhattan, Wichita, and Kansas City for dining, cultural, and sporting experiences. Salina Regional Airport provides daily, inexpensive jet service to Chicago and Denver.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html

Worksite Options:
This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:
Minimum Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree
• Teaching experience
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Desire to work with interdisciplinary teams
• FAA flight instructor, airplane certificate

Preferred Qualifications:

• FAA Part 141 experience
• Collegiate aviation experience
• FAA Part 121 flight crew experience
• Experience with flight team

Other Requirements:

• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
• Applicants must meet accreditation credential requirements to teach college courses.

How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:

• Letter of interest
• Resume with the names and contact information of three current, professional references (titles, mailing and email addresses, and phone numbers).
Note: Only complete application packets will be accepted.

Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Feb 06, 2023

Application Closes: Open until filled

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3874781