Clinical Assistant Professor of Aeronautics


Position Title

Clinical Assistant Professor of Aeronautics


School of Aviation


(Full Time/Exempt)

Job Summary

The Jacksonville University School of Aviation is seeking a career educator with civil and collegiate aviation experience to support our professional flight education program. 


Primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate aviation courses in areas to include, but not limited to all levels of aircraft systems, crew resource management, the professional pilot’s role in airline flight operations, and FAR Part 141 ground courses. In conjunction with the above courses, the position will be responsible for participating in and delivering Jet Transition Training in a Level-5 Bombardier CRJ700/900 FTD in compliance with FAR Part 121 pilot hiring qualifications and assisting in oversight of Part 141 flight courses. Additional responsibilities include student advising, professional development activities, and university service. 

Special Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to teach and develop broad array of aviation training courses.

Working Conditions

  • Primarily indoors except when traveling between campus buildings or teaching outdoor concepts/skills
  • Some off-campus travel may be required 

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

  • FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate. · Current FAA CFII and AGI Certificate.
  • Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum Work Experience: Extensive civilian aviation experience with a background in regional airline operations FAR Part 121.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree. Aviation safety program experience

Physical Requirements


  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines.
  • Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens.
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone.

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

The review of applications will continue until filled. Interested candidates should submit: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, recent teaching evaluations (if applicable), names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and a completed Jacksonville University Faculty Application. All materials should be submitted electronically to .