Adjunct Faculty, Online Course, SYSE 625, System Quality Assurance, College of Aeronautics,

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 9, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Security Studies, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Engineering
Employment Level
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Worldwide campus is currently hiring adjunct faculty to teach SYSE 625, System Quality Assurance.

Course Description

This course presents the managerial and mathematical principles and techniques of planning, organizing, controlling and improving the quality, safety, reliability and supportability of a system throughout the system life cycle. The course focuses on the importance of structuring and controlling integration and test activities. Topics include establishing a baseline control during the integration and test phases; cognitive systems engineering and the human-systems integration in complex systems environments; establishment of criteria for planning tests; the determination of test methods; subsystem and system test requirements; formal methodologies for measuring test coverage; sufficiency for test completeness; and development of formal test plans to demonstrate compliance. Also covered are methods of developing acceptance test procedures for evaluating supplier products. The quality related topics including fitness for use, quality costs, quality planning, statistical quality control, experimental design for quality improvement, concurrent engineering, continuous improvement, and quality programs such as ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001, CMMI, Malcolm Baldridge and TQM. Reliability related topics covered include reliability prediction using discrete and continuous distribution models. Supportability related topics include system supportability engineering methods, tools, and metrics and the development and optimization of specific elements of logistic support. Quality and safety are key themes throughout the course.


Applicant Qualifications

A minimum of a Doctorate degree in discipline is required (please see list of acceptable disciplines below), as well as relevant industry experience from within the last 7 years.

Applicable Professional Certification
  • Professional Engineer’s license
  • Project Management Professional Certificate from the Project Management Institute
Desired Professional Training or Experience
  • Engineering project management
  • Participation in engineering design reviews
  • Service on conceptual design teams for aerospace systems
  • Direction of or participation in laboratory testing of engineering systems.
Degrees Within the Teaching Discipline
  • Systems Engineering
  • Engineering (includes Aerospace, Aeronautical, Astronautics, Architectural, Civil, Electronic and Computer, Industrial, Mechanical, Naval Architecture & Marine, Reliability, Safety Systems, Structural, and Manufacturing Engineering)

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