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Assistant Professor of Aviation Maintenance Science, Daytona Beach Campus

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Job Location:
Daytona Beach, 32114-3900

Job Description

The College of Aviation (COA) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU)-Daytona Beach invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure Track), Department of Aviation Maintenance Science. The College seeks a dynamic individual with significant practical and academic experience in the Aviation Maintenance Science (AMS) discipline to teach in the second largest department within the COA. This 9-month Assistant Professor appointment is at our campus in Daytona Beach, FL.

The COA has an FAA-approved Part 147 AMTS contained within the AMS degree program.  This provides students with a rigorous curriculum and excellent opportunities for career advancement. The AMS program at ERAU is taught by dedicated faculty who are collaborative, student-focused and intellectually curious.  The department is looking for an individual to join our faculty and help accomplish ERAU's strategic goals.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the gold standard in Aviation and Aerospace Education.  The program draws students from around the world who are dedicated to their future careers.  Its talented faculty, state of the art classrooms, lab facilities, and use of instructional best-practices, mean that its graduates are sought after by some of the most prestigious employers in the world.

Reporting to the Department Chair of Aviation Maintenance Sciences, the faculty member will lecture, oversee laboratory instruction, aid in maintaining departmental training equipment, collaborate with university faculty, and provide student-centric instruction.  They will support their students through mentorship. Faculty in the department will be expected to embrace new teaching methods and support innovation.  The successful candidate will embrace an active safety management system (SMS) within the department.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:   

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.


The successful candidate will / will have:

  • A master's degree from an accredited institution is preferred. Consideration of candidates with lower degrees will be given based on the degree held and years of related experience.
  • Possess a valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate.
  • Experience in aviation maintenance sciences: civil, military, corporate, general aviation, manufacturer, or airline. 
  • Experience in developing and maintaining channels of communication with professional groups and industry organizations.
  • Mentor students regarding long term aviation and aerospace career development.
  • Develop innovative curriculum commensurate with the high standards of the department and University.

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • Experience in an academic environment.
  • Experience maintaining academic excellence with respect to teaching.
  • An interest in applied research.
  • Experience in unmanned aerial systems (UAS), urban air mobility, and space technology.

The Assistant Professor position is expected to begin work no later than August 2024. Applications should include a CV and a detailed letter discussing aviation experience and academic qualifications that demonstrate a fit with the AMS Department and the position.

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