Instructor of the Practice, Aviation Management

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 8, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Business Administration, Management, Marketing & Sales, Other Business & Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 80 baccalaureate, master’s, and Ph.D. degree programs. The Worldwide campus has an enrollment of 23,000 full-time equivalent students, delivering courses globally online via Canvas, synchronously via EagleVision to both homes and classrooms, in blended formats, and face-to-face at over 125 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Embry-Riddle Worldwide earned the #1 ranking in 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2017 as well as the #2 ranking in 2018 for Best Online Bachelor’s programs from U.S. News & World Report.

ERAU Worldwide College of Business

The Worldwide College of Business offers two Associate’s Degrees (Aviation Business Administration and Technical Management), six bachelor’s degrees (Aviation Business Administration, Business Analytics, Leadership, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Project Management and Technical Management), and eight master’s degrees (Business Administration in Aviation, Engineering Management, Information Security & Assurance, Leadership, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Management Information Systems, and Project Management) Departments in the College are: Business Administration, Decision Sciences, and Management & Technology.

​The Opportunity

The successful candidate would be assigned to the Department of Business Administration (DBA). The DBA houses the Associates in Aviation Business, Bachelor of Science in the Aviation Business Administration (US News # 7, online Bachelor’s Business Program), and the Masters in Business Administration in Aviation (US News # 81 online MBA Program) and several undergraduate minors and graduate specializations.

The College of Business (COB) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide Campus welcomes applications for an innovative, collaborative, and energetic 10-month Faculty of the Practice (FOTP) position in Aviation Management. FOTP positions are key teaching positions within the college designed to bring industry experience to both courses and classrooms.

Job Roles and Responsibilities include:
  • Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas: revenue management, ancillary revenues, cost efficiency, and strategic models of aviation business. Courses reside within the College of Business and have a strong aviation and business focus.

  • Teach with innovative academic technologies and delivery platforms almost entirely online. Faculty will bring their experience into the classroom and have a strong commitment to the academy and lifelong learning.

  • Develop and maintain courses and update curricula as needed.

  • Participate in professional development, service to the department assigned, College of Business, and University.

  • Faculty must be willing to travel to attend meetings and conferences although travel is limited.

This is a fully remote position.


Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in business, management, aviation, or related field.

  • Mid-level or above industry experience in one or more of the course focal areas as noted above.

  • Strong connection to industry, substantial industry experience, and a desire to give back to those seeking aviation management positions.

  • Experience with content creation such as online learning and knowledge sharing. Candidates must have a level of creativity and desire to engage with technology to create forward-facing academic and industry content.

Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD or professional doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in a core business/management discipline or a related field.
  • Previous experience/knowledge of high reliability organizations (HROs).
  • Experience teaching online courses, participation in community organizations, participation in state/national professional or academic organizations is preferred.
Strong candidates will be able to leverage aviation networks and interact with industry (aviation and non-aviation) and see the university as a bridge to industry and student occupational success. Candidates should be collegial professionals who view teaching and the aviation industry as both a hobby and a passion and enjoy all things aviation business related.

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