The Hampton University Department of Aviation invites
nominations and applications for a full-time nine (9) month
tenure-track Flight Education position at the rank of
Assistant/Associate Professor beginning in August 2021.
Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically
black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the
City of Hampton. It is a privately endowed, co-educational,
nonsectarian institution. The School of Engineering and Technology
includes the Department of Chemical Engineering, Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Architecture,
and Department of Aviation. The programs are all ABET, NAAB, and
The Department of Aviation offers four, degree programs in
Aviation--one Associate of Science (A.S.) degree option and three
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree options. The objectives of the
programs are (1) to prepare students for meaningful aviation
careers within the government and aerospace industry and (2) to
enable students to bring to aviation a strong sense of social
awareness and responsibility to the public.
Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of
aviation and flight courses, coach the University's Flight Team,
collaborate with colleagues in the Hampton University Air Traffic
Control and Aviation Management programs; perform progress review
flights with students as applicable, and work with the Flight
Operations staff at the contracted airport. The teaching load is
typically 12 or more credits per semester. Applicants should also
demonstrate a desire to serve the University community, conduct
research, seek external funding, and evidence of enhancing their
own professional development.
Applicants must have a Master's Degree in Aviation or a related
field and a Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Pilot
Certificate with instrument and Certified Flight Instructor ratings
that meet Chief Ground Instructor requirements of 14 CFR 141.35(e),
with flight currency within one calendar year. An Airline Transport
Pilot Certificate (ATP), Multi-Engine rating, and Certified Flight
Instructor-Multi-Engine (MEI); and Instrument Ratings (CFII) are
highly desirable, as well as prior safety program and military
aviation experience (fixed wing or rotary).
Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate
previous teaching experience at the university level.
The successful candidate(s) will possess the following skills
- Significant aviation experience
- Proven team-building skills
- Ability to think outside of the box to achieve goals
- Ability to inspire students, and
- Can contribute to the vision of the University as a whole.
How to Apply