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Aeronautical Science Faculty For Fall 2021 daytona Beach Campus job at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach FL
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Job DescriptionThe Aeronautical Science Department in the College of Aviation (COA) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach invites applications for tenure track positions 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).These positions require a broad base of aviation knowledge and experience. Teaching areas will be in FAA approved private instrument and commercial courses leading to students successfully passing the knowledge tests required to obtain the specific FAA certificates. Courses may also include but are not limited to teaching upper-level courses in flight physiology aerodynamics aircraft performance aircraft systems safety flight management systems and crew resource management and concepts. There may be opportunities to teach courses related to airline operations and control. In addition to teaching responsibilities duties will include curriculum development and committee participation on Department and University levels. The candidate will also have a strong interest in pursuing scholarship and professional activities appropriate to advancing aviation education and aviation interests in the industry.This is a nine-month term for the tenure track positions. The positions will begin August 10 2021.QualificationsRequired minimum qualifications: FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with considerable experience as a pilot in civil or military aviation. At a minimum the position requires single-engine and instrument ratings a Flight Instructor Certificate with airplane single-engine and instrument rating instruction privileges or an Advanced FAA Ground Instructor Certificate. An earned doctorate with a record of published research and scholarly activities. A strong interest in the pursuit of grants associated with aviation research projects opportunities.Preferred qualifications: FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with a turbojet type rating and/or FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate. Part 121/135 experience or comparable military flight or training experience. A record of funded research is highly desirable. Experience and/or certification as an aerospace physiologist is a plus.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.
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