Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is seeking a Tenure Track
Assistant/Associate Professor to teach introductory and
higher-level undergraduate/graduate space operations and technology
courses in the Spaceflight Operations degree program at our Daytona
Beach, FL campus.
The Spaceflight Operations degree is a unique program focused on
the regulation, planning, flight, safety, policy, management, human
factors, and training aspects of today's spaceflight programs.
Supporting curriculum for the program comes from the four colleges
at the Daytona Beach campus, which include the College of Arts &
Sciences, the College of Aviation, the David B. O'Maley College of
Business, and the College of Engineering.
This position includes a mix of teaching, research, and service
obligation. Basic teaching requirements are 9 undergraduate credit
hours (three courses) per semester, to allow for funded research.
Teaching obligations may include courses in the Space Studies minor
and graduate courses. Support of Thesis/Dissertations as committee
member/chair is expected.
The candidate is expected to develop new course materials and
teach previously developed courses. Service duties include: student
advisement, curriculum evaluation, committee participation, and
project leadership. The candidate is expected to pursue scholarly
activities with the possibility of workload reassignment for funded
research, and to participate in individual and group research
projects involving students. This is a nine-month position, renewed
annually, with the possibility of summer teaching and/or research
Qualified applicants please attach a cover letter, CV, and
unofficial transcripts to the online application.
A doctorate in physics, astronomy, space policy, space science,
human factors, or a related aerospace field is desired. A Master's
degree in a similar field with significant experience in the space
industry will be considered with the commitment that the applicant
would pursue a doctorate in a qualifying field.
The candidate must possess effective oral and written
communication skills, including the ability to relate space
programs operations, planning, or policy to the historical and
planned space programs. The candidate is expected to have
established a record of, or be able to successfully demonstrate,
teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level.
The position is expected to begin in August 2021 and includes a
mix of teaching, research, and service obligations. Candidates with
leadership skills and operational experience are encouraged.
Please apply online at http://careers.erau.edu, requisition