Assistant Professor - Instructional Faculty

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, Instructional Faculty
Working Title Assistant Professor - Instructional Faculty
Department 210210-Aviation
Pay Rate Per faculty salary model
FTE 1.0
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 997260
Classification Faculty
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Note: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at and apply to position 997260.

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) include on faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references.

If selected for an interview, three (3) formal letters of reference and official transcripts for all awarded degrees will be required.

Screening of applications begins January 15, 2018, and continues until the position is filled.

The desired starting date for this appointment is August 2018. This is a 9-month appointment.

For questions about the position, please contact Amanda May at Chair of the search committee.

For information about the on-line application process, contact Human Resources at or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Working hours:

Professional Faculty hours as defined in the University of Central Missouri Faculty Guide.

Bargaining Unit No
Work Location Warrensburg Campus
Posting Date 11/14/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Purpose

Full time 9-month teaching position.

The purpose of this position is to develop curriculum, deliver instruction, evaluate student performance and conduct assessment activities in support of the mission of the Department of Aviation . Primary area of focus will be the academic coursework associated with the Professional Pilot and Flight Operations Management degree option.

The Department of Aviation supports the mission of the university by providing high quality academic and technical education in support of Professional Pilot, Airport Management and Flight Operations degree options. The department owns and operates its own airport, training aircraft fleet and associated flight simulation platforms and related technologies in support of that mission.

UCM CORE ATTRIBUTES – Our core behaviors all employees are expected to model. During the annual review process, all employees will be rated on how well they model these behaviors.

Engaging: Immersive learning experience through purposeful involvement of employees and students.
Cumulative: Aggregating multiple points of learning to broaden and deepen education.
Passionate: Encouraging employees and students to find his or her sense of purpose.
Confident: Embracing change and the new opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.
Enterprising: Creating new ways for all students and employees to engage in their education and jobs.
Caring: Acting on the needs and welfare of our people and the community.

Education & Formal Training Master's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)
Other Education & Formal Training

Aviation related field required.
Earned Doctorate or ABD considered.

FAA certifications and ratings applicable to position.

NOTE: A Bachelor’s degree with significant field experience/unique capabilities may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.

Computer Skills

Three (3) years practical aviation related experience/aviation related educational experience .
Experience with cockpit automation/technically advanced aircraft (TAA) preferred.
Experience as FAA Certified Flight Instructor preferred.
Airline Transport Certificate/Type Rating preferred.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Physical & Environmental Factors: Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises, Lifting (weight) - 40 lbs
Special Working Conditions: Travel required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance
Ability to Keyboard

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Vitae
Optional Documents