Assistant/Associate Professor of Cyber Intelligence and Security
Prescott, AZ 
Posted 7 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

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 2021-22, 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.

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott, Arizona campus is accepting applications for multiple tenure-track assistant or associate-level professor positions in Cyber Intelligence and Security (CIS) to start in Spring 2023. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow's aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80F in the summer and 45F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

Our CIS department, located in the nation's one and only College of Business, Security and Intelligence, is a National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. The department offers one of the world's few cybersecurity programs accredited by the ABET Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC). We are a member of the RSA Security Scholar Program and the U.S. Cyber Command Academic Engagement Network.

Our students are industry-competitive have landed coveted scholarships from the Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Scholarship Program as well as internships and full-time jobs at US government agencies, the DoD, and various private organizations.Furthermore, we are, together with Daytona Beach campus, the one National Science Foundation (NSF) CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) institution for aviation and aerospace cybersecurity. Learn more at: .

As a faculty candidate, you should demonstrate excellence in teaching both undergraduate and masters-level courses. In addition to teaching, there is an expectation for university service such as mentoring and committee service as well as active engagement in scholarly and professional activities. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communications skills and a strong command of the English language are required.

We are interested in candidates with teaching acumen in CIS subject areas such as: digital forensics; malware and vulnerability analysis, and reverse engineering; embedded and industrial control systems; wireless and mobile security; database system, software, and cloud computing security; data science (with applications in cybersecurity); cyber-physical systems; and, the Internet-of-Things.

ERAU benefits include:

  • Relocation support provided
  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions
  • Two BC/BS health plans - PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account
  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children
  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mailroom and enjoy observation flights


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in cyber security, computer science, engineering, or a related field and demonstrate the ability to excel in teaching while maintaining a program of research/scholarly activity that involves students.

Please include vitae, unofficial transcripts and three (3) references in your application material.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recognizes the value of diversity and is dedicated to fostering a positive climate in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged in their professional, social, and intellectual pursuits. Embry-Riddle is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The University does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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