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Requisition ID:  8201

Senior Lecturer- Professional Flight Technology- Transport Aircraft


Purdue University, Purdue Polytechnic Institute

School of Aviation & Transportation Technology

Senior Lecturer Position Announcement –Instructional Staff


Professional Flight Technology: Transport Aircraft


Essential job duties for the Transport Aircraft Instructor include the following: (1) Develop and teach undergraduate or graduate courses in the professional flight program with emphasis on type-specific programs related to Airbus or Boeing aircraft; (2) Collaborate with other academic units at Purdue, as well as, other organizations externally, to engage with government and industry; (3) Participate in student mentoring; and (4) Demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and transformational education. The ideal candidates should have a record of academic teaching and/or curriculum development.

Minimum Qualifications

(1) A bachelor’s degree in aviation or a related field and (2) A Type rating on a business or transport category jet aircraft are required.

General Information

Purdue University is a land-grant university dedicated to learning, discovery, and engagement.  The School of Aviation and Transportation Technology is home to seven undergraduate majors, including Professional Flight Technology, Aviation Management, Aeronautical Engineering Technology, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Aerospace Financial Analysis, all leading to a B.S. degree. Students may also pursue M.S., M.S. online, and Ph.D. degrees.  The Professional Flight, Aviation Management, and Aeronautical Engineering Technology programs are professionally accredited, and are nationally recognized for educating graduates who become successful leaders in a wide variety of aviation, aerospace, and space careers.  A balance of hands-on teaching, scholarship, and funded engagement is the key to this success, and the successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the ability to make effectual and noteworthy contributions to the discipline in curriculum/program development, teaching, and assessment.

Salary & Benefits

Salary and rank will be commensurate with the education, experience, and qualifications of the candidate.  Benefits will include comprehensive health and retirement plans.

Application Information

The process of reviewing applications begins
immediately, and continues until candidates are selected.   Purdue Polytechnic is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of instructional staff efforts. Candidates are expected to address at least one of those areas in a cover letter, indicating how their past experiences, current interests and activities, and/or future goals could promote a work climate that values inclusion.


To apply, submit the following: a letter of application; curriculum vitae (including academic and flight experience); a letter addressing commitment to diversity; and a list of five references (with contact information) via Success Factors.

Additional Information

A background check is required for employment in this position.


REVISED TO REFLECT ONE OPENING: Professional Flight Technology: Transport Aircraft

Equal Opportunity

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette