Aviation Program Lecturer Pool

first_imgDepending on the program to teach courses in, PhD and MSdegrees in the field or related areas are required. Underexceptional cases, a BS degree with several years of experiencewould suffice the requirement. Industry experience is highlydesirable.Knowledge of the subject matter of the discipline to which theindividual is assigned.Evidence of satisfactory achievement in previous academicwork.Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivityto the educational goals of a multicultural population as mighthave been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching andother comparable experience. Brief Description of DutiesLecturers are expected to work with the Department Chair and CourseCoordinators to develop their courses materials to teach courseseffectively; to maintain appropriate office hours in accordancewith University Policy; and to cooperate with the department in thepeer-review process. Lecturers are strongly encouraged to seekguidance from Department Chair for clarification of Universitypolicies and department practices with respect to grading, testing,textbooks, office hours, curriculum goals, disabilityaccommodations, academic integrity, etc.All Faculty should be organizing their classes within the CANVASLearning Management System (LMS), the official LMS provided for theSJSU community. All classes at SJSU, whether online or not, must beanchored in the Canvas platform to ensure faculty-studentconnection in a common space as all students are directed to log into Canvas for online access to their classes. You will have accessto this system prior to the semester start date.Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understandingthe needs of a student population of great diversity – in age,cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academicpreparation – through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies and advisement.Required Qualifications Department SummaryThe Aviation and Technology Department at San Jose State Universityoffers BS Aviation. The department also offers a Master of Sciencein Quality Assurance (MSQA) for those students wishing to pursue agraduate level degree.The Aviation Program offers four (4) options, namely, ProfessionalFlight (Pilots), Aviation Management (Management), FlightOperations (Operations), and Maintenance Management (Maintenance).The Department enrollment consists of 270 students.The Aviation Program’s Flight Simulation Lab is equipped with over10 simulators and enjoys access to the County’s Reid-HillviewAirport with a 10,000 SF hangar, classrooms, laboratories, andoffices.Students in both Aviation and Technology Programs are able to gaininternship and earn credit (Avia 195 and Tech 195). Undergraduatestudents are highly encouraged to sign up for individual researchworking with department faculty to build experience in carrying outresearch as a motivation to pursue graduate studies (Avia 180 andTech 180).The Department relies on its own students to take leads insupervising laboratory sessions, and assist faculty in laboratorydevelopment and grading.Please check out department website at: https://www.sjsu.edu/avtech/ Conditional AppointmentPlease be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget andenrollment considerations and subject to order of assignmentprovisions in the collective bargaining agreement betweenCalifornia State University and California Faculty Association.These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in whichavailable courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenureline faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.Salary Range – To commensurate with experience.Application ProcedureThis is a continuing open position. Click Apply Now to complete theSJSU Online Employment Application and attach the followingdocuments:center_img The UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 34,000 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked fifth nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: July 27, 2020 (2:00 PM) Pacific DaylightTimeApplications close: CV and list of referencesCover letter with Statement of Teaching Philosophy and list ofcourses you are qualified to teach (visit website at https://www.sjsu.edu/avtech/)last_img

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