Adjunct Instructor of Aeronautics or Aviation Management

Lynn University
Boca Raton, FL
Closing date
Jun 29, 2022

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Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)

Lynn is one of the top colleges to work for in the nation, according to a survey by the Great College to Work For program. We are an Honor Roll institution with accolades in 10 categories, including compensation and benefits, confidence in senior leadership, job satisfaction and support, and teaching environment.

As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. We look to our faculty to bring their diverse experiences and perspectives to their work, and welcome and encourage faculty candidates from a variety of backgrounds to consider joining our team. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the positions of adjunct faculty, Aeronautics and Aviation Management.

The Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics and the College of Business and Management at Lynn University requires adjunct faculty to teach courses in its undergraduate or graduate programs at our campus in Boca Raton, Florida and in our online programs. Our on-campus undergraduate classes are conducted every day Monday through Thursday, in 2.5 hour class sessions, for a four-week term. Our on-campus graduate classes are conducted one evening per week, in 4-hour class sessions, for an eight-week term. Online classes may be in four or eight-week terms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Teach courses in accordance with college guidelines.
  • Participate in the college's assessment program of student performance.
  • Timely response to student questions and concerns.
  • Timely submission of university reports and requirements, such as attendance, grades, and student progress reports.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Candidates must be proficient in using technology for instructional delivery, such as learning management systems (e.g., Canvas), or otherwise have a high comfort level with learning and utilizing new technology and be self-sufficient for problem-solving minor technical issues.
  • Candidates must have an appreciation of different learning styles to incorporate into their instructional delivery.
  • Candidates must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidates must have excellent numerical and analytical skills.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Candidates for flight instruction must currently hold and maintain a CFII(Certified Flight Instructor, Instrument) rating.
  • Candidates must have, before starting appointment, a masters or doctorate in aeronautics; or a masters or doctorate degree in an aeronautics related field with at least 18 graduate hours of study completed in courses related to instruction for private pilot, instrument pilot, commercial pilot, flight instructor education and/or aviation management.
  • All qualifying graduate degrees must have been completed at a regionally accredited university.
  • Proof of being current in the field of instruction, whether through continuous education, scholarship contributions, and/or practical, high-level field experience.
  • Candidates must be available to work the required schedule in person on our Boca Raton campus.

Desired Qualifications
  • Previous experience teaching private pilot, instrument pilot, commercial pilot, flight instructor and/or aviation management courses at a college or university level is desired.

Completed applications will be reviewed upon receipt for match to potential needs. Only completed applications will be reviewed, which must include a short cover letter, resume or CV with detailed academic credentials, copies of all college transcripts, copies of all flight licenses and certifications. Before an applicant is approved to teach, three letters of reference and official transcripts will also be required.
Accreditation and equal opportunity
Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431,, or +1 561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2020 Lynn University
Americans with Disabilities Act
Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at
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