Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Prescott, AZ 
Posted 10 days ago
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 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity

The Department of Biology and Chemistry at the Prescott, Arizona campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University seeks to fill a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Chemistry to begin in August 2023.

The Department does not offer a degree in chemistry but provides foundational chemistry courses to predominantly biology and engineering majors. The successful candidate will teach organic chemistry as well as general chemistry courses. Service on departmental, campus, and university committees is also expected. Teaching load is 12 hours per semester.

ERAU offers competitive benefits including:

  • Relocation support.
  • Retirement Plan with immediate vesting, a 6% gift, and match up to 4% of employee contributions.
  • Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision.
  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependents.
  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library and observation flights.



A Ph.D. degree in Organic Chemistry or closely related field is required for this position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

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.


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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