The Purdue Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University invites nominations and applications for the position of Head, School of Aviation & Transportation Technology, to administer a multitalented and diverse group of faculty and aviation professionals pursuing a common goal of global excellence in learning, discovery, and engagement in the aviation and aerospace professions. The successful candidate will be a high-energy, visionary, and goal-oriented individual who provides leadership through dynamic undergraduate and graduate programs, innovative and diverse engagement activities, and cutting-edge research. The school serves over 800 students in state-of-the-art facilities located at the historic Purdue University Airport on the West Lafayette campus. Information about the school can be found at
Successful candidates are required to have an earned doctorate in aviation, aerospace, education, or a related field. Ideal candidates will also possess high interest and strong ability in corporate/alumni development and global activities. The head must possess the credentials appropriate for appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure at Purdue University.
To apply, please go to the following link:
and send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and other supporting documentation, including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. A background check is required for employment of this position.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.