Open-Rank Position in Aviation Engineering Technology & Science

Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE

The HCT is following the international academic standards in classifying faculty according to their qualification & experience in one of the three following ranks:

  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Professor

Faculty members are responsible for providing effective Aviation Maintenance Engineering Technology instruction in Airframe and Aeroengines. By using various learning methodologies that support a learning by doing philosophy, curriculum is taught to second language learners within a student-centric learning environment that fosters respect for students, their culture, and traditions and prepares students to contribute to the positive development of the UAE. Faculty members play an important role in assisting with the development and preservation of system-wide and directorate-specific policies, and are viewed as active participants in academic and extra-curricular events at the College and within the community.

Requirements

In support of Emiratization, HCT may exercise flexibility with the experience or education requirement in order to recruit UAE National candidates who show potential for success in the role.

  • A Master''s Degree or equivalent in an Aviation related field is required
  • An applicable Airframe or Engine AME (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering) license or military equivalent in a current or valid for renewal status is required
  • Ideally 3 years of aviation industry teaching/training experience in the Airframes and Aeroengine areas including instruction/examination knowledge at different levels (A and B1.1 licence level) or equivalent
  • Ideally 5 years of relevant aviation industrial experience
  • Practical ability in aircraft systems (inspecting/testing/troubleshooting)
  • Has completed an Instructional Techniques course with a thorough understanding of training procedures equivalent to EASA or GCAA CAR 147 & 66 requirements
  • Must be able to provide instruction at various levels within the program areas
  • Experience in developing course curriculum as per accreditation and international standards
  • Effective presentation skills, both theoretical and practical
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated competency to interact with people at all levels of the organization
  • A high degree of computer literacy and demonstrated ability to integrate technology into the learning environment and teaching methodology
  • Good hands-on practical knowledge
  • Current knowledge of industry practices, trends and issues
  • Evidence of a personal professional development plan with membership to an internationally recognized professional association being preferred
  • The ability to function as a team player within a multi-cultural work environment
  • Overseas teaching/training experience to non-native English speakers is desirable
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential

The Higher Colleges of Technology is committed to the recruitment and development of UAE Nationals. We encourage applications from Emirati candidates who can contribute to the HCT’s mission.

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