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Assistant Professor, Aviation Safety (Worldwide Campus)
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Date Posted Oct. 1, 2019
Title Assistant Professor, Aviation Safety (Worldwide Campus)
University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautics


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, College of Aeronautics invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of the Practice in the aviation safety field. Experience in aviation/aerospace safety management, occupational safety, human factors and ergonomics, or emergency management. This is a fulltime 10-month faculty position responsible for teaching classes at various campuses in different modalities. As an academic appointment with faculty rank, this position includes teaching, scholarship, and university service as the principle responsibilities.

A requirement of this position is to teach an annual course load of 24 semester hours (normally 8 courses), and engage in University, College, and Department activities. The individual will work from a home office and will be required to attend all Department, College, and Worldwide meetings. An additional requirement is to become proficient in the distance learning modalities utilized by the University including EagleVision Classroom, EagleVision Home, online, and blended. The individual may teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels and must be willing to travel on occasion to attend meetings and teach classes. The Assistant Professor of the Practice will assist in faculty and academic issues when requested by the Department Chair and/or College Dean and will be required to promote a positive university image and ensure academic quality of the courses offered within the College. There is flexibility on where the faculty member’s home office is located.


Candidates must have an earned doctorate and academic and professional/scholarly experience in aviation/aerospace safety management or a related discipline. Rated experience in fixed-wing and/or rotary aircraft is desired. A strong background in aviation policy and related activities, as well as a desire to develop collaborative research projects in the specified fields is desired.

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