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Assistant/Associate Professor of Aeronautical Science

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 23, 2024
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:

The Aeronautical Science Department in the College of Aviation (COA) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University—Daytona Beach invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to teach in the Aeronautical Science and Aeronautics undergraduate programs. Both degree programs are housed in the Aeronautical Science Department.

The Aeronautical Science Department hosts the largest degree program for professional pilots in the world and is one of the largest departments on the Daytona Beach Campus that houses three undergraduate degrees focusing on professional aviation. Read more about the department at .

Teaching excellence is our top priority along with applied research in aviation related areas. Key to our mission is providing effective mentoring and advising to our students as they prepare to enter the industry. All programs housed in the AS department are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

This position requires a broad base of knowledge and experience gained through the operation of various aircraft. Teaching areas may include requisite material for private, instrument, and commercial ground schools, large transport category operations, crew resource management, aviation safety, domestic and international navigation, aircraft systems, simulated operations, and other content areas brought forth through course/department expansion. In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties will include curriculum development and committee participation on Department and University levels. The candidate will also have a strong interest in pursuing or supporting scholarship and professional activities appropriate to advancing aviation education and aviation interests in the industry.

This is a nine-month term, non-tenure track position. The position will begin in August 2024.


Required minimum qualifications: Applicant must have a master’s degree in Aeronautical Science or related field and FAA Licensure commensurate with position requirements.

Application Instructions:

Applications should be submitted online at , requisition R307163. Please upload a copy of your most recent CV and include your academic and flight qualifications.

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