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Adjunct - Aviation & Aeronautical Science

  • Over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Capitol Technology University, a nonprofit university located in Laurel, Maryland seeks an Adjunct Professor to teach graduate courses in Aviation and Aeronautical Sciences (described below) via online asynchronous delivery.


  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in Aviation, Aeronautical Science, or a closely related discipline (Business, Engineering, Technology, or aviation related discipline)
  • Possess a successful record in education and professional service
  • Demonstrate successful leadership in education and professional service
  • Be able to teach from a position of authority in aviation and/or flight (3-years industry experience or minimum 1000 hours Pilot-in-Command [PIC] time)
  • Demonstrated professional experience in aviation operations and safety
  • Must be committed to diversity among students, faculty, and staff
  • College-level teaching experience preferred
  • Must be able to work in the U.S. without sponsorship


  • Appropriate FAA Flight Instructor certificate or Military Equivalent, required for flight classes
  • Recognized as a National or Regional expert in the Aviation and/or the Aviation Safety fields, desired.
  • Demonstrated industry experience in Aviation, Aviation Safety, Risk Management, or Aviation Safety Management Systems, desired.
  • Certificates from safety management institutes (e.g. Transportation Safety Institute), desired
  • Demonstrated experience in unmanned and autonomous operations and safety, desired


  • Manages and facilitates class activities and adheres to and meets all established university policies
  • Adheres to the university guidelines and standards for online and online/hybrid learning
  • Responds to invitations to make recommendations to the Chair and Dean regarding the selection of textbooks or other required texts relative to the adjunct faculty member's appropriate academic discipline and teaching assignment
  • Submits final grades no later than 48 hours after the conclusion of their last day of class; remains available to students during the week following the posting of final grades
  • Participates in student learning outcomes assessment related to the adjunct's teaching assignment as directed by the Chair and Dean
  • Adheres to all established university absence and attendance policies, guidelines, and requirements
  • Completes related projects and duties as assigned


Courses to be taught are courses in the M.S. in Aviation, the M.Phil. in Aeronautical Accident Investigation, the P.B Certificate of Aerospace Accident and Failure Analysis as well as courses related to Unmanned Aerial Systems.

Capitol Technology University


Laurel, MD
20708 USA



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