REPORTS TO: Chair, Department of Applied Aviation Sciences
Office hours are primarily weekdays, but responsibilities require additional hours and flexibility that can include evenings and weekends.
The position is for nine months, with the possibility of summer school teaching. Classes and other responsibilities are conducted primarily weekdays but will include some evening classes and independent studies. Attendance will also be required at some evening and weekend events.
Teaches freshman-to-senior level aircraft systems lecture and laboratory courses as assigned and according to policies stated in the University Faculty Handbook.
Prepares course materials and assessments.
Conducts classroom and laboratory instruction conforming to best practices.
Maintains an understanding of current technologies which are applicable to the courses being taught.
Serves as an advisor to Aviation students.
Designs and implements new laboratory projects for instruction in laboratory courses and undergraduate research.
Participates actively in the university learning community.
LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning.
LeTourneau University operates a CFR 14 part 147 Federal Aviation Administration, approved Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic program as part of its’ B.S. in Aircraft Systems. Minimum professional qualifications are:
S. degree, M.S. degree in aviation desirable
FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic certificate
Significant aircraft maintenance experience
Teaching competencies must include the ability to design course material for lecture and lab formats including syllabi and assessments.
Interpersonal skills to effectively and professionally interact with students, colleagues, and administrators in a university learning community. This includes skills in academic advising.
Desirable professional qualifications and experience:
FAA Inspection Authorization
Background in aircraft Turbine engines
Graduate course work or industry experience in one or more of the following areas:
Turbine engine overhaul, installation, and repair
Propeller repair and alterations
Aircraft Structural repair/fabrication
Transport Category Aircraft repair and operation
Corporate Aircraft repair and operation
Aviation Human Factors
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University offers an innovative healthcare package with many options, personal budget, telemedicine, year-round support, and more. LeTourneau University also provides life insurance, contribution to a retirement program, and tuition assistance.
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: July 1, 2021
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:
Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University are considered for employment without regard to race, age, sex, handicapping condition or national origin.
Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, copy of transcript and a current résumé to:
LeTourneau University is the Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.
LETU offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs online and at the university's 162-acre main campus in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. Longview is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.
LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational university of over 3,000 students offering more than 130 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts and sciences, aviation, biblical studies, business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, health sciences, kinesiology, liberal arts, nursing, psychology and science. LETU's degree-seeking students represent nearly all 50 states, 30 foreign countries, and 50 different denominational groups. LETU has a robust dual-enrollment program with numerous high schools throughout Texas that attract more than 1,000 students per semester.
Claiming every workplace in every nation as their mission field, LeTourneau University graduates are professionals of ingenuity and Christ-like character who see life's work as a holy calling with eternal impact. Consistently recognized annually by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges" in the Western Region, LETU also has a nationally ranked engineering program. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II. See http://www.letu.edu for more information.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About LeTourneau University
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
Inspired by faith and a spirit of ingenuity, LeTourneau University integrates learning, living and Christian leadership in a community of integrity, academic quality and technological innovation.
LeTourneau University is a regionally accredited interdenominational Christ-centered university offering undergraduate degrees in aviation, business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, health care management, health science-nursing, human services, kinesiology, the liberal arts, psychology, the sciences and theology. Graduate degree offerings include business administration, health care administration, counseling, education, engineering, marriage & family therapy, psychology and strategic leadership.
Nearly 2,730 students attend LeTourneau University. Around 1,350 of these students are enrolled in programs at LETU's residential campus, while more than 1,380 make up the university's global campus, attending classes online and at educational centers in Dallas and Houston.
LETU students typically represent all 50 states, nearly 30 countries, and more than 50 denominational groups. The SAT average of entering residential freshme...n is often 140-160 points above the national average and indicate a strong academic quality, although provision is made for students with lower scores who possess evidence of potential achievement.
LeTourneau has been consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges." LeTourneau University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. The business program is accredited by IACBE. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.
The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of 150,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.
See http://www.letu.edu for more informati