Assistant Professor, Air Traffic Management

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 24, 2023
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 2021-22, there were over 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

The College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona is seeking applications for a tenure track or non-tenure track faculty position (academic rank will be based on experience) to teach Air Traffic Management beginning fall 2023.

The faculty member will teach core air traffic management courses with an emphasis on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mandated curriculum and material. Depending on the course assignment, the teaching format can be either in-person lecture or computer simulation based. Additional duties include student advising, curriculum development, committee service, scholarship and presentations. Faculty contracts are nine-month positions.

Interested individuals should upload a letter of application, current resume or curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, summary of relevant coursework, and a list with contact information of three references.

ERAU benefits include:
  • 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

Minimum Requirements
  • Thorough understanding of current air traffic control procedures in the enroute, terminal and control tower settings and be able to convey that knowledge and material to a student body with a wide variance of understanding.
  • Knowledge and experience in Air Traffic Management and/or an instrument flight rating is required.
  • Undergraduate and Master’s degree in technical aviation-related fields.
  • Willing to motivate, mentor and advise young adults toward succeeding as the future’s air traffic management professionals.
Preferred Requirements
  • Previous management and teaching experience, as well as proficiency in the use of the Canvas Learning Management Platform.
  • Experience with STARS, ERAM and ASDE-X

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