Tenure-Track Faculty Position with a focus on Unmanned Systems in the School of
Daytona Beach, FL 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

The School of Graduate Studies in the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track, open rank position,with strong preference in background and expertise inUnmanned Systems and related areas.

The department offers a primarily online Ph.D. in Aviation with specializations in Aviation Safety, Aviation Human Factors, Aviation Operations, and Interdisciplinary. It also offers an MS in Aviation, MS in Occupational Safety Management, and MS in Unmanned Systems in a traditional on-campus format.

The candidate will be expected to teach courses in the Ph.D. and/or master's degree programs and act as the chair and/or member of Ph.D. dissertation or thesis committees. Typical teaching load is 3 courses per semester.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, the candidate is required to meet continuing scholarly growth requirements that include publishing scholarly work, actively pursuing and obtaining externally funded research, and presenting work at professional conferences.

The candidate will be expected to fulfill service responsibilities to the university and the profession.

Faculty for this position will be located on the Daytona Beach campus. The candidate is required to provide instruction through traditional classroom format.


Required Qualifications:

The position requires a doctorate with relevant experience in aviation, safety, operations, or unmanned systems. Those candidates currently pursuing a doctorate may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in a closely related field, FAA Part 107 certificate, FAA pilot certificates, FAA flight instructor certificates, industry safety experience, and/or industry unmanned systems experience.

Candidate materials should be submitted online by applyingat.

Candidates must submit the following for consideration:

  • Current CV
  • A letter of application, with emphasis on ability to teach courses on unmanned systems
  • Copy of Ph.D. transcript
  • Teaching philosophy (one page)
  • Research plan (one page), including research interests, strategies, and research plan

Consideration of applications will begin on February 1, 2023, and will 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
Master's Degree
Required Experience
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