Faculty of the Practice, Airline Management

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 13, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Business Administration, Management, Marketing & Sales, Other Business & Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

About the Department/College/Campus

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 80 baccalaureate, master’s, and Ph.D. degree programs. The Worldwide campus has an enrollment of 23,000 full-time equivalent students, delivering courses globally online via Canvas, synchronously via EagleVision to both homes and classrooms, in blended formats, and face-to-face at over 100 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Embry-Riddle Worldwide earned the #1 ranking in 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2017 as well as the #2 ranking in 2018 for Best Online Bachelor’s programs from U.S. News & World Report.

The Worldwide College of Business offers two Associate’s Degrees (Aviation Business Administration and Technical Management), six bachelor’s degrees (Aviation Business Administration, Business Analytics, Leadership, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Project Management and Technical Management), and eight master’s degrees (Business Administration in Aviation, Engineering Management, Information Security & Assurance, Leadership, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Management Information Systems, and Project Management) Departments in the College are: Business Administration, Decision Sciences, and Management & Technology,

The successful candidate would be assigned to the Department of Business Administration (DBA). The DBA houses the Associates in Aviation Business, Bachelor of Science in the Aviation Business Administration the Masters in Business Administration in Aviation and several undergraduate minors and graduate specializations.

The Opportunity

The College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide (ERAU-W) welcomes applications for an innovative, collaborative, and energetic 10-month Faculty of the Practice (FOTP) Airline Management position. FOTP positions are key teaching positions within the college designed to bring industry experience to both courses and classrooms along with building industry relationships.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and potentially graduate courses in revenue management and/or cost control. Faculty will teach with innovative academic technologies and delivery platforms almost entirely online. Courses reside within the College of Business and have a strong aviation and business focus. Faculty will bring their experience into the classroom and have a strong commitment to education, lifelong learning and the airline/aviation industry. The faculty member will also develop and maintain courses and update curricula as needed. Other areas of responsibility include participating in professional development, service to the department, College of Business, University, and outreach to the airline and aviation industry with a focus on assisting the College in establishing strategic relationships. Faculty must be willing to travel to attend meetings and conferences. This is a remote position where an at-home office set-up is required.

This is a fully remote position.


Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in business, management, aviation, or related field is required as well as specific mid-level or above industry experience in revenue management or cost control. The candidate should show excellence in teaching where a teaching record exists and demonstrate a strong commitment and connection to industry, substantial industry experience, and a desire to give back to those seeking aviation management positions. Content creation is also important to online learning and knowledge sharing. Candidates must have a level of creativity and desire to create innovative and informed content for courses.

Preferred Qualifications

A PhD or professional doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in a core business/management discipline or a related field as well as specific industry experience in one or more of the course focal areas. Specific areas of knowledge that would be beneficial include high reliability organizations (HROs). Experience teaching online courses, participation in community organizations, participation in state/national professional or academic organizations is preferred. Strong candidates will be able to leverage aviation networks and interact with industry (aviation and non-aviation) and see the university as a bridge to industry and student occupational success. Candidates should be collegial professionals who view teaching and the aviation industry as both a hobby and a passion and enjoy all things aviation business related.

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