Full-time Faculty in AviationUniversity of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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The University of Dubuque is a private, four-year, co-educational professional University with a focus in the liberal arts. Founded in 1852, the University has a 154-year heritage of uncompromising commitment to academic excellence and spiritual growth. Located in the heart of the city on a scenic 77-acre campus, the University of Dubuque offers programs in the undergraduate and graduate college and in the graduate theological seminary. The University’s mission of encouraging intellectual, moral, and spiritual development dates back to the University's founding. Through its history, the university has been known as a place of educational opportunity. Even today, a large portion of its students are first-generation college students. Twenty percent of the student population is comprised of men and women from underrepresented populations. The University of Dubuque’s welcoming interfaith community of 1,500 students comes from across the country and around the globe. A small campus community, the University offers a 15 to 1 student to faculty ratio. Students can earn the bachelor’s degree in 16 areas, as well as a master of business administration (MBA) and master of arts in communication (MAC) degrees. As members of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, university men and women compete in 19 conference sports, as well as participating in a variety of intramural athletics and wellness classes. The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and awards master of divinity, master of arts in religion, and doctor of ministry degrees. One of the advantages of theological education at UDTS is the university of which it is a part. The UDTS is the only Presbyterian seminary that is integrally part of a university. The seminary emphasizes the local church as the central focus and model for ministry, while also training students for ministry in nontraditional settings. Deeply grounded as a Presbyterian seminary, UDTS also serves students from a variety of other denominations.
The University of Dubuque invites applications for a full-time faculty position in aviation, with an emphasis in flight operations and aerodynamics, beginning August, 2017. Qualifications include a master’s degree in aviation, aerospace, engineering, or management (doctorate preferred) and teaching experience. FAA flight instructor certificates or ground instructor certification required. Responsibilities include teaching 24 credit hours per year in our accredited aviation program, advising students, maintaining a professional agenda, and participating in the broader life of the University.
The University of Dubuque (UD) was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Since the late 1990s, UD has transformed itself into a mission-driven, learning-centered Christian university serving approximately 1600 traditional undergraduate students and 400 graduate, non-traditional, and seminary students. Eighty full-time faculty members are committed to serving an undergraduate student population that includes over 25% students of color and over 50% students categorized as first generation and/or low income. In 2011, Washington Monthly recognized UD’s commitment to its mission by ranking it #13 nationally in the baccalaureate category for contribution to the public good. A $30 million Performing Arts, Campus, and Worship Center, scheduled to open in 2013, will add to over $100 million in new facilities built since 2000. More information about the University of Dubuque and its mission can be found at http://www.dbq.edu/UDMissionVisionAction2010.pdf.
Dubuque, Iowa, is a city of 60,000 perched on the bluffs of the Mississippi River. It serves as the cultural and economic center for 250,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri-______ state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life. Dubuque has been named one of America’s greenest cities and one the most livable small cities in America. More information can be found at http://www.cityofdubuque.org.
To apply, please send the following materials to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001:
1) A letter of introduction summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position,
2) A current resume/vitae, UD Employment Application form, located on our website, and
3) Contact information for three professional references.
Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled. AA/EOE