Visiting Assistant Professor - Department of Humanities and Communication (Daytona Beach Campus)

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, FL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Description

The Humanities and Communication Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is seeking a non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor to teach writing-intensive courses on our Daytona Beach campus, beginning fall semester 2022. The position includes a 4-4 teaching load, consisting primarily of first-year writing, with expectations of some service to the department.


The ideal candidate will have a record of teaching excellence, a commitment to general education, with training in composition and rhetoric, and a keen interest in the unique opportunity to teach writing at a STEM-oriented institution. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in English, composition/rhetoric or a closely related discipline with at least 18 graduate credit hours in English or composition/rhetoric and have experience teaching college-level writing. Diversity in all its forms is valued, and women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. An AA/EEO employer, Embry-Riddle is the world’s leader in aviation- and aerospace-related education. See for further information about the university.

Applicants must submit a letter of application; a vita, including a list of references with contact information; a short statement of teaching philosophy; and graduate transcripts. Applicants should consider submitting any documents that demonstrate excellence in teaching (original course materials, student evaluations, etc.). Questions should be directed to Human Resources at


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

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