11 November 2023

Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) | Instructor

Melbourne, FL, United States

Instructor Flight/Science

locations Florida Tech Main Campus Melbourne

time type Full-time

job requisition id R4594


  • Teach four of the following undergraduate courses/sections:
  • Private pilot ground school
  • Instrument rating ground school
  • Commercial pilot ground school
  • Instructor pilot ground school
  • Meteorology
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aviation Safety
  • Aviation Physical Science
  • Advanced Aircraft Systems
  • Advanced Aircraft Operations
  • Teach undergraduate courses on-campus, online, or at extended campuses
  • Advise undergraduate students on academic matters and career planning
  • Advise student organizations and clubs on campus
  • Serve on division, school, and university committees as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in aeronautical science, aviation or a related field
  • Experience in fields applicable to aviation
  • Teaching experience
  • FAA Advanced Ground Instructor (or Certified Flight Instructor) and Instrument Ground Instructor (or Certified Flight Instructor Instrument) certificates
  • Ability to apply current instructional technology in classroom and distance learning

Desired Qualifications:

  • University teaching experience.
  • Air carrier, charter, or corporate aviation experience.
  • Current pilot qualifications.
  • At least one rating in a turbine aircraft.
  • FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate.

Equal Opportunity

Florida Tech does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Florida Tech does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Office of Title IX at John E. Miller Office Building (401QAD), 150 West University Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901, or 321-674-8885, or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling the Office of Human Resources at 321-674-8100.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Notifications, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online.

Official Transcripts

Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Office of Human Resources prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES).

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