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Adjunct Faculty, Online Course MSHF 640 Aerospace Physiology, College of Aeronautics, Worldwide

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

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Engineering, Physics & Space Sciences
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Part Time
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Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Worldwide Campus is currently hiring adjunct faculty to teach MSHF 640 Aerospace Physiology.

Course Description

This course examines in depth the principles and critical elements of aerospace physiology, to include human performance, adaptation and significant challenges to the human body and mind in low and high-altitude/space flight and low-pressure and low-gravity environments. Specific topics include the physics of atmosphere, radiation environments, acceleration physiology, systemic physiological responses, sensorimotor interactions, environmental pathologies (e.g., circadian dysrhythmia, spatial disorientation, hypoxia, visual anomalies), and the effects of stimulants, disease, and injury. Life support equipment and high-performance aircraft are also explored.


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

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) {Board of Certified Safety Professionals}

Degrees Within the Teaching Discipline
  • Physiology: Human, Flight, Aerospace
  • Ergonomics: Physical, Cognitive
  • Human Factors: Engineering, Management
  • Engineering: Safety, Biomechanical, Biomedical
  • Health & Safety: Occupational, Environmental
  • Safety: Industrial/Occupational/Management/Science
  • Medical/Medicine/Aeromedical
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