Instructor of Aeronautics (Clinical)


Position Title

Instructor of Aeronautics (Clinical)


School of Aviation


Full Time/Exempt

Position 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.

Essential Job Duties

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.

Work Conditions

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

Physical Requirements

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

Prerequisites Required for Position

  • 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.

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.

Covid Vaccination Information: Faculty and Staff

All Jacksonville University employees who work at any JU facility must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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To Apply

Interested applicants are asked to submit a completed JU Application along with a copy of their resume, list of references, and cover letter to Capt. Matt Tuohy at