The Estonian Aviation Academy is looking for a
LECTURER OF UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS
who has a learning-centered teaching approach and applies principles of digital pedagogy
The role of the lecturer is to prepare and carry out teaching work and practical training through both face-to-face teaching and e-learning environments, to evaluate work and provide feedback, and to supervise final theses in higher education studies, including EASA Part-66 training and vocational training. The role also involves research and development in the field related to the position, as well as developing cooperation with relevant partners and companies. The position is filled at the level of Associate Lecturer, Lecturer or Leading Lecturer, in accordance with the candidate’s competencies and educational background.
teaching work, including carrying out continuing vocational training and educational development activities, including the development of curricula, study aids and the learning environment;
professional research and development;
business cooperation and helping to popularise the field.
Requirements for the candidate:
Master’s degree or equivalent (in a field related to aeronautics or engineering);
work experience in the field of unmanned aerial systems;
teaching experience and/or pedagogical training;
preferably experience in supervising students and teaching in e-learning environments;
experience of participating in or managing development projects or studies;
good written and oral communication skills in English at the B2 level as a minimum, including proficiency in professional terminology;
excellent digital competence.
As an employer, we offer:
meaningful work and development opportunities in the rapidly evolving field of unmanned aerial systems;
a modern working environment;
excellent opportunities for personal development and training;
academic staff annual leave (56 days);
a good motivation package, including team building events as well as sports and health benefits.
Workload: 1.0 (40 hrs per week)
Employment contract type: permanent.
Salary: 2,000 - 2,300 euros (gross) per month.
Position to be filled by: August 2021.
an overview of previous research and development activities and competencies required for the position;
copies of documents proving higher education and/or relevant qualifications. If the higher education degree has been obtained abroad, the candidate may be asked to provide an assessment from the Academic Recognition Information Centre (Estonian ENIC/NARIC) regarding the correspondence of the candidate’s qualification to the qualification requirements of the position;
other relevant documents at the candidate’s discretion.
The candidate is expected to hold a mini-lesson (15 min) or provide a video recording of a lesson.
Application documents should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 April 2021 at the latest.
More information about the job offer: Karl-Eerik Unt, Head of the Department of Aeronautical Engineering, email@example.com, tel. +372 56560283.
An overview of the learning and development activities of the Estonian Aviation Academy can be found on the academy’s website.