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Professional Pilot Faculty - Open Rank

Apply now Department: 3670085547 Salina Dept of Aviation
Job no: 512696
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Salina, Kansas
Categories: Aviation / UAT / UAS
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

Kansas State University at 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 a nine-month teaching position which 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. Kansas State University at Salina 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: 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes 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 Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • FAA flight instructor, airplane certificate
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Desire to work with interdisciplinary teams
  • A demonstrated ability to teach in a classroom setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aviation related PhD or equivalent
  • FAA Part 121 flight crew experience
  • Willingness to teach crew resource management

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:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  3. Names and contact information for three current, professional references (titles, mailing and email addresses, and phone numbers)

Review 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.

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