10018111 Assistant Professor of Aviation

Faculty Application - please complete and email with supporting documents
School/Department: School of Aviation
Primary Location: Eastman
Position: Faculty
Job Type: Full Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

Middle Georgia State University was formed through the consolidation of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College in 2012.  Serving over 8,000 students, the University encompasses all five campuses of the prior two institutions with campuses in Cochran, Dublin, Eastman, Macon, and Warner Robins.  Annual tuition and fees make it the most affordable public university in the state of Georgia.  Middle Georgia State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees.  Middle Georgia State University educates and graduates inspired lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the region through professional leadership, innovative partnerships and community engagement. 

The Middle Georgia State University School of Aviation, home of the Institute of Applied Aerospace Research, is a nationally recognized leader in aviation education and research. The Aviation Maintenance Technology and Aircraft Structural Technology programs offer both degree and certificate options. The Bachelor of Science and Aviation Science and Management, Advanced Flight (Airplane) is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI), the accreditation body for collegiate aviation programs. 

JOB SUMMARY: Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is seeking a candidate for an Assistant Professor of Aviation in the Department of Aviation Science and Management. This is a 10-month position with a teaching load of 12 to 15 semester hours per semester of undergraduate courses (depending on degree) in areas to include, but not limited to: aircraft systems, crew resource management, flight operations, and FAR Part 141 ground school courses. Work will also include participation in research in a variety of aviation-related subjects consistent with education and experience. Responsibilities include advising aviation majors and participating in college committee activities. 


  • Master’s Degree required with extensive experience in Aviation.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and develop broad array of aviation training courses. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s or Doctorate Degree in Aviation preferred.
  • Civilian aviation experience with a background in FAR Part 121 or 135 operations preferred.
  • Although this position does not involve flight instruction, possession of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certificated Flight Instructor rating (CFI) and/or Ground Instructor certificates (AGI, IGI) is preferred. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position open until filled. 

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as one PDF attachment to recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “10018111 Assistant Professor of Aviation 08.17.2021”.  Application materials must include (1) an MGA faculty application, (2) a letter of interest with required salary, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) unofficial graduate transcripts, and (6) a list of three to five references with current email, mailing address, and telephone number. 

Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Faculty Application - please complete and email with supporting documents

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