Instructor of Aeronautical Science

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 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 2022-23, 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 Prescott campus is a small residential campus in the mountains of northern Arizona. Prescott is one of the highest-rated residential areas in the Southwest. It is located at over 5,000 feet elevation, has a mild climate, clean air, and is close to outdoor recreation, pristine wilderness areas and national forests.

The Opportunity:

The Department of Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Instructor of Aeronautical Science to begin in the Fall 2023 semester.

Teaching assignments include airplane and/or helicopter ground schools at the private, instrument, and commercial pilot levels.

The normal teaching load corresponds to a 15 credit hour course load per semester. When not teaching class, instructors maintain regular office hours for student support and faculty collaboration in accordance with the Faculty Handbook. The instructors will actively plan, design, and implement techniques and materials for course improvement and student support. Candidates must demonstrate a love for learning in order to inspire students to be lifelong learners.

The position is available beginning in August 2023. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit (upload) a letter of application clearly showing that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications, a current resume or curriculum vitae, a copy of FAA certificates, and a summary of relevant aviation related experience and course work. Please include three professional references with contact information.

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 education and certification:

The selected candidate must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in an aviation-related field.

Candidates must possess either a current FAA flight instructor with instrument rating-airplane or helicopter (CFI-I) and/or an advanced ground instructor (AGI) and instrument ground instructor (IGI) certificate.

Preferred qualifications:

Preferred candidates should have a multi-engine rating and multi-engine instructor (MEI) rating.

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