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Assistant or Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Department

Company:
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Job Location:
Daytona Beach, Florida
Category:
Aerospace Engineering
Job Description

The Aerospace Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach invites applications for several tenure-track and non-tenure positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Candidates must hold a terminal degree in engineering, with preference given to those candidates who hold a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering. For non-tenure track positions, a Ph.D. degree could be replaced by an MS and substantial research experience. Preferred areas of expertise include: astronautics and space applications, hypersonics and air-breathing/rocket/space propulsion, experimental aerodynamics, composites and additive manufacturing.

The department seeks candidates who can expand its research expertise in aerospace engineering, as well as deliver student-centered teaching and provide mentoring to undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants should share the department's commitment to an inclusive, inviting and collaborative community. We strongly encourage individuals from populations who are traditionally underrepresented and underserved in STEM - women, Blacks, Latinx, Native Americans, persons with disabilities and persons of all gender identities and/or sexual orientation - to apply.

The Aerospace Engineering Department is the largest in the nation with an enrollment of over 2,200 full-time students. The department offers bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. degrees, including approximately 60 students in the Ph.D. program. The undergraduate program is currently ranked #5 (tied) by U.S. News and World Report, while the graduate program is ranked #32 (tied).  To achieve national prominence, the Department has launched an ambitious agenda focused on expanding the graduate programs, facilities, recruiting talented faculty, and building research infrastructure and capabilities, In support of this agenda, the University has invested in a new 50,000 square foot engineering building, the John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex (MicaPlex), housing several research laboratories (https://erau.edu/research-park/micaplex/labs) a state-of-the-art subsonic wind tunnel, and a new Flight Research Center facility, all as part of a Research Park with incubator space and growing number of industry creating an ecosystem to support innovation and entrepreneurship. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has also recently received $25 Million from Philanthropists Cici and Hyatt Brown, and matching support from State of Florida to create a new Aerospace Technology Center to promote innovation, create high-quality jobs, and bolster Florida's advanced technology workforce.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world's largest, fully-accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, with more than 70 bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. programs in Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business and Engineering. The Daytona Beach Campus serves a diverse student body of approximately 8,000 students.

For more information about the position and to apply, please visit https://careers.erau.edu, click on the Career Search tab, and search for requisition no. R303915. Applicants must submit one single .PDF file that includes the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Research plan
  • The names and contact information for at least three references

Review of applications will begin in mid-September and will continue until all positions are filled. Appointments may begin in either January or August 2023. 

Questions about these positions may be directed to Dr. Tasos Lyrintzis, Department Chair, via email at lyrintzi@erau.edu.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an AA/EEO employer.

Qualifications
  • Candidates must hold a terminal degree in engineering, with preference given to those candidates who hold a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering. For non-tenure track positions, a Ph.D. degree could be replaced by an MS and substantial research experience.  Preferred areas of expertise include: astronautics and space applications, hypersonics and rocket/space propulsion, experimental aerodynamics, composites and additive manufacturing.

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