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Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Engineering Fundamentals Department

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, FL

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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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The Engineering Fundamentals Department in the College of Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida is seeking to fill a non-tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The department seeks a candidate who can add to the department’s expertise in engineering education pedagogy and its leadership in teaching within the College of Engineering.

Responsibilities will include teaching, service, and supporting department scholarship. Assigned teaching workload will be four sections per semester (Fall and Spring) with atypical class size of 24 to 26 students. Service will include participation on committees and in appropriate university outreach activities.


Candidates must hold a master’s degree in engineering and preference will be given to candidates who hold a terminal degree in engineering education. Candidates must be capable of teaching one or more first or second year general engineering courses, specifically Introduction to Engineering Design, Introductory Computer Programming (i.e., MATLAB), Engineering Graphics (i.e., CATIA or SOLIDWORKS).

We seek candidates who will be active in the college and collaborate across the disciplines within engineering and the university. The faculty candidate will be joining a diverse and collegial team of faculty in the Engineering Fundamentals Department. We teach innovative engineering courses using evidence-based instruction, as well as conduct research to expand the boundaries of the emerging field of engineering education. The College of Engineering has over 1700 undergraduate students in six ABET accredited engineering degrees. More details on the College of Engineering and out department can be found at

We expect our colleagues to share the department’s commitment to an inclusive, inviting, and collaborative community practicing excellence in both research and instruction. We strongly encourage individuals from populations 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.

To apply, please visit, click on the Career Search tab and search for requisition R303571.

Applications must include a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching (to include teaching interest, philosophy, approaches to instructions, and examples of how diversity, equity, and inclusion are addressed in your teaching), a list of three references with contact information, and unofficial transcripts from all institutions. Official transcripts will only be required upon accepting the position. Please submit all documents in PDF format.

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Only complete application packages will be considered.

Review of applications will begin on June 13th, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. The target starting date is August 2022. ERAU is an AA/EEO employer. Inquiries about the position can be directed to Dr. James J. Pembridge, Interim Department Chair, via email 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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