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Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Aeronautical Science

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 6, 2024
Job Description

The Aeronautical Science Department in the College of Aviation (COA) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University—Daytona Beach invites applications for a Tenure-Track 9-month appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The qualified candidate will teach courses held in the Department of Aeronautical Science for both the Aeronautical Science and Aeronautics undergraduate degree programs. They will also demonstrate an active or promising research agenda in areas of study consistent with flight operations or other aviation related subjects.

The Aeronautical Science (AS) Department hosts the largest degree program for professional pilots in the world and is one of the largest departments on the Daytona Beach Campus. It houses three undergraduate degree programs focusing on professional aviation, which include the Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science, Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and Bachelor of Science in Uncrewed Aircraft Systems. All programs in the AS department are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

Excellence in teaching and the growth of a well-developed research portfolio are our top priority. Other priorities include service to the university and a strong commitment to student mentorship.

The qualified candidate will have a broad base of knowledge and experience in the operation of large-transport category aircraft or high performance aircraft used in business aviation. Courseware may include requisite material based in large transport category flight operations, crew resource management, aviation safety, domestic and international navigation, aircraft systems, and other content areas brought forth through course/department expansion. The appropriate candidate will hold an earned doctorate in a related field from an accredited institution and will possess a strong interest in advancing aviation education and research through a strong record of publishing and grant procurement.

The faculty appointment will begin in August 2024.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world’s largest, fully-accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, with more than 70 Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. programs. The Daytona Beach Campus serves a diverse student body of approximately 8,300 students. To support aviation and aerospace research, the University has invested in a new 50,000 square foot engineering building, the John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex (MicaPlex), housing several research laboratories ( ), a state-of-the-art subsonic wind tunnel, and a new Flight Research Center facility, all as part of a Research Park with incubator space and growing number of industry creating an ecosystem to support innovation and entrepreneurship. Embry-Riddle is a founding member of a the ASSURE Coalition (Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence), which was designated as the FAA’s Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems in 2015. The University has also established Centers of Excellence such as the Boeing Center for Aviation and Aerospace Safety and the Center for Aerospace Resilient Systems . Candidates whose research expertise aligns with or has the potential to contribute to one or more of the Centers of Excellence are encouraged to apply.

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 and free tuition for employees and their immediate family members. 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 .

Embry-Riddle is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Embry-Riddle is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We continually strive to recognize, respect, and celebrate differences and cultural identities among individuals as we recruit, support, and embrace our diverse community. We work to provide a safe and inclusive environment and to create a climate free of discrimination where cultural competency is fostered through leadership, integrity, care, and respect.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a doctoral degree in Aeronautical Science or related field and FAA Licensure commensurate with position requirements.

Application Instructions:

Applications should be submitted online at , requisition R307210. Please upload a copy of your most recent CV, Research Statement, and academic and flight qualifications.

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