Adjunct Faculty Credit - Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones)
Location: Palatine, Illinois
Internal Number: 493881
Starting Pay Rate: Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale
Schedule Information: Days/evenings/weekends depending upon course schedule
***This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for the above subjects. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews***
The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application can remain "Under Review by Committee" for 18 months. You may check your status at any time by logging into jobs.harpercollege.edu with your username and password.
Job Description: The Geography Department is seeking effective, collaborative, and enthusiastic teachers who are committed to teaching Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) skills at the community college level. Adjunct faculty must have the ability to develop course materials and deliver instruction to a diverse range of students.
Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in geography, GIS (Geographic Information Systems), or related field.
Experience Requirements: Current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Remote Pilot Certificate since at least 2018. At least 2 years remote pilot experience in civil, educational, or commercial sectors. College level teaching experience or demonstrated ability to teach subject matter. A minimum of three years of experience in the field within the last 5 years is a plus. Experience in GIS/remote sensing, teaching in multiple modalities (face to face, hybrid, online) and both multirotor and fixed-wing sUAS is a strong plus.
Required Documents:***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire * Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.
Applicable Benefits: We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with Harper tuition waivers, sick/personal business leave, and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Program.
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