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
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 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate,
graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's
residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total
enrolled with the University around the world.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is
accepting applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position
as an Instructor in the Department of Aeronautical Science.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus is respected
worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s
aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is
a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather
excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and
45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild
climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national
forests. The university is a small, private, residential university
in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students.
Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central
theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and
120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.
The Department includes the Professional Pilot Fixed-Wing,
Professional Pilot Helicopter, and Aeronautics degree programs.
Teaching assignments may include, but not be limited to, Jet
Transport Systems, Turbine Engine Operations, Electronic Flight
Management Systems, Flight Technique Analysis, Airline Operations,
Domestic & International Navigation, and other advanced courses
that support the College of Aviation.
The normal teaching load corresponds to four 3-credit hour courses
per semester. This position will also include working with and
advising students as they explore different options with
internships, research, and coursework as well as career paths.
Scholarly activities and service responsibilities are expected and
will be assigned as needed.
This is a nine-month position, renewed annually, with the
possibility of summer teaching for additional pay.
ERAU benefits include:
- Relocation support provided
- 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
- Use of various campus services: fitness center, library,
mailroom and enjoy observation flights
The selected candidate must have at least Master’s Degree,
preferably in an aviation-related field. A Ph.D./doctoral degree is
highly desirable. The candidate must have experience in Part
121/135 airline, corporate flight operations, other commercial
operations or appropriate military experience, especially in
advanced aircraft systems and flight operations. The candidate will
also have demonstrated ability to teach, preferably in collegiate
or Part 121/141 training programs, and have demonstrated potential
for scholarly activity.
The position is available beginning in August 2022. Applications
will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position
Interested individuals should submit an application including a
cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae. Please include unofficial
transcripts and three professional references with contact