San José State University - San José, California POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Subject to Budgetary Approval
Department: Aviation & Technology Job Opening ID (JOID): 25137 Specialization: Aviation Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure track)
Qualifications A Master’s degree is required along with an Aviation, Aeronautics, or Engineering degree at any level. Expertise in any of the following areas of Aviation/Aircraft Systems in propulsion system, engines, hydraulics, electrical, flight control, avionics and, aircraft design.
Candidates in possession of an A&P certificate with direct experience in aircraft maintenance are highly desirable. Interest in dispatch and multi-engine curriculum is a plus. Work experience in an aviation-related industry and ability to connect effectively to the aviation industry is essential.
The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential for teaching, scholarship, and working with industry. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will establish a research program related to his/her field of interest. Faculty members at SJSU are expected to participate in department, college, and university committee and other service assignments. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Starting Date: August, 2020 Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedure: For full consideration, upload the following documents: (1) letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, (4) research interest, (5) a diversity statement regarding specific initiatives, strategies, activities that you have done, and/or will do, to advance diversity, equity, and/or inclusion, and (6) at least three original letters of reference with contact information by April 15, 2020 at https://apply.interfolio.com/67850.
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San José State University enrolls over 35,700 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, this position is for scholars interested in a career at a national leader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students are first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is currently ranked fifth nationally in increasing student upward mobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’s public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and university-industry experiences to prepare students to address the biggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system.
San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
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Internal Number: 25137
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