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 undergraduate program. Our program draws students from around the world and prepares graduates to enter the aviation industry as professional pilots.
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. At the Daytona Beach Campus, the B.S. in Aeronautical Science degree program blends flight training with academic study to provide a firm foundation in airlines, corporate and commercial aviation, or military aviation. In addition to a comprehensive academic and general education core, the curriculum includes FAA certification as a multi-engine, instrument-rated commercial pilot. Our fleet includes Diamond DA42s, Cessna 172s, Level 6 FTDs, and a Bombardier CRJ 200 Level D Simulator. Based on enrollments and fleet size, Embry-Riddle has the largest civilian flight training fleet in the United States. 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. The Aeronautical Science program is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).
Teaching areas will be in FAA approved private, instrument, and commercial courses, and can include jet transport aerodynamics and performance, jet transport systems and turbine engines, airline operations and safety courses. In addition to teaching, duties will also include student advisement, curriculum development, and committee participation. The candidate will also have a strong interest in pursuing scholarship and professional activities appropriate to advancing aviation education.
This is a nine-month term, non-tenure track position. The position will start August 15, 2019.
Required minimum qualifications: FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with considerable experience as a pilot and/or flight instructor in civil or military aviation. FAA Ground Instructor Certificate with advanced and instrument ratings or current Flight Instructor Certificate with airplane single-engine and instrument ratings as a minimum. Master’s degree in an aviation or related field.
Preferred qualifications: FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with a turbojet type rating or FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate. An earned doctorate in an aviation-related field with a record of published research and scholarly activities.
Applicants should include a resume/curriculum vitae and a cover letter discussing aviation experience as well as academic qualifications that demonstrate a fit with the Aeronautical Science department and the position. Please submit all materials online through our application system.