Instructor of Humanities and Communication

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies, Other Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Humanities, English & Literature, Other Humanities
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Department of Humanities and Communication at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott campus, invites applications for an instructor position to start in Spring 2022. Embry-Riddle'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 successful candidate will teach a 4/4 course load at the undergraduate level consisting primarily of first-year writing courses. The person filling this position will also teach introductory humanities or other writing courses. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

ERAU benefits include:

  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributions

  • Two BC/BS 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, mail room and enjoy observation flights

  • M.A. or Ph.D. in composition studies, rhetoric, writing or a closely related field in hand at the start of the appointment.

  • Evidence of successful teaching.

  • The ability to use classroom technology effectively in teaching and learning.

  • The desire to work collaboratively with faculty across disciplines.

To ensure full consideration, please apply online at by uploading 1) a letter of application, 2) a CV, 3) unofficial transcripts, and 4) the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin on July 28th and will continue until the position is filled. Only electronic applications will be considered.

For further information, contact

Dr. Matthew Haslam

Chair of the Dept. of Humanities and Communication

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Prescott, AZ, 86301

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