Instructor of Aeronautical Science
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, Florida


Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace, and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott, Arizona campus is accepting applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position as an Instructor in the Department of Aeronautical Science. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow's aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

The Department includes the Professional Pilot Fixed-Wing, Professional Pilot Helicopter, and Aeronautics degree programs. Teaching assignments may include, but not be limited to, Jet Transport Systems, Turbine Engine Operations, Electronic Flight Management Systems, Flight Technique Analysis, Airline Operations, Domestic & International Navigation, and other advanced courses that support the College of Aviation.

The normal teaching load corresponds to four 3-credit hour courses per semester. This position will also include working with and advising students as they explore different options with internships, research, and coursework as well as career paths. Scholarly activities and service responsibilities are expected and will be assigned as needed.

This is a nine-month position, renewed annually, with the possibility of summer teaching for additional pay.

ERAU benefits include:

  • Relocation support provided
  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions
  • Two BCBS health plans - PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account
  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children
  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mailroom and enjoy observation flights

Qualifications

The selected candidate must have at least Master's Degree, preferably in an aviation-related field. A Ph.D./doctoral degree is highly desirable. The candidate must have experience in Part 121/135 airline, corporate flight operations, other commercial operations or appropriate military experience, especially in advanced aircraft systems and flight operations. The candidate will also have demonstrated ability to teach, preferably in collegiate or Part 121/141 training programs, and have demonstrated potential for scholarly activity.

The position is available beginning in August 2022. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit an application including a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae. Please include unofficial transcripts and three professional references with contact information.



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