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Assistant Professor of the Practice, Aviation Maintenance, Oceanside, CA

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 30, 2023
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

At Embry-Riddle, we take pride in our position as the world's largest and most comprehensive university dedicated to aviation and aerospace. Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona, our esteemed residential campuses offer a prestigious educational experience. However, our commitment to education knows no borders as our Worldwide campus expands our reach globally, providing a world-class education online and at approximately 110 locations across the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central and South America. This breadth of reach ensures that students can access our exceptional programs without geographical limitations.

With a history spanning nearly a century, we have continually adapted to the dynamic needs of the industries we support. In the Academic Year 2022-23, we welcomed over 11,100 students to our residential campuses and over 19,000 students at our worldwide campus.

Join our global community and embark on a journey of academic excellence and limitless possibilities. Employees working more than 30 hours a week can enjoy medical, dental and vision benefits, an amazing retirement plan with immediate vesting that includes a 6% gift and up to 4% match, free tuition for employees and their immediate family members, and a generous personal leave program. To find out more about our benefits and why ERAU has been named a “Great College to Work For” for 13 consecutive years, visit our careers page .

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, College of Aviation invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of the Practice in the aviation maintenance field. Prior experience as a military aviation maintenance technical training instructor is preferred. This is a fulltime faculty position that will be responsible for teaching classes at the ERAU WW Oceanside campus, CA, to transitioning military members.

This position will teach 9-week cohorts of transitioning military members 18 semester hours of aviation maintenance courses. The position will require conducting face-to-face classes, 8 hours per day at the ERAU WW Oceanside campus, CA, with an approximate a 10-week break between cohorts.


Required education and certifications:
  • Master’s Degree

  • Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Powerplant Certificate

Required skills, knowledge, abilities:
  • The candidate must have a strong desire to assist transitioning military members into successful civil aviation maintenance careers.

  • Candidate must remain current in the needs and requirements of the aviation maintenance industry to provide cohort students mentorship that would lead to successful employment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A background in providing military technical training is desired, but not required.

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