Visiting Assistant Professor, Engineering Fundamentals Department
Daytona Beach, FL 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

The Engineering Fundamentals Department in the College of Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida is seeking to fill several Visiting Assistant Professor positions. The department seeks a candidate who can contribute to the department's expertise in teaching first and second year engineering courses.

Primary responsibility will be teaching. Assigned teaching workload will be 4 + 4. Typical class size is 24 students. Service and research are not responsibilities for this position.


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 Engineering Graphics (with experience with CATIA or SolidWORKS), and Introduction to Engineering Design. Additional courses taught in the department include Introductory Computer Programming (via MATLAB), Spatial Visualization, and Introduction to Problem Solving with Engineering Applications.

We seek candidates who will be active in the college and collaborate across the disciplines within the College of 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 2000 undergraduate students in six ABET accredited engineering degrees. More details on the College of Engineering and our department can be found at

Diversity: Embry-Riddle values diversity. We respect the rights and property of all individuals, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, physical disability, economic background, sexual orientation, or religious belief. We believe in a community where all members are welcome, and individuals or groups are free from harassment. We strongly encourage individuals from populations traditionally underrepresented and underserved in STEM - women, Blacks, Latinx, Native Americans, persons of all gender identities and/or sexual orientation - to apply.

Equal Opportunity: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and 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.

Institutional Overview: 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, Prescott - Arizona, and Singapore, as well as a Worldwide campus that 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. Known for its Aerospace and Aviation focus, the College of Engineering (COE) in the Daytona Beach Campus has a total enrollment of over 3,300 students, over 100 full-time faculty members, and enjoys top rankings and a national reputation. The COE houses departments of Aerospace Engineering (AE), Civil Engineering (CE), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Engineering Fundamentals (EF), and Mechanical Engineering (ME), and offers the full spectrum of academic programs including Bachelors of Science, Masters of Science, and Doctoral degrees.

To apply, please visit , click on the Career Search tab, and search for requisition R305434.

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

All documents should be combined into one PDF document following the given list and named as "LastName_FirstName_ERAUEF".

Only complete application packages will be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The target starting date is January 2024. ERAU is an AA/EEO employer. Inquiries about the position can be directed to the committee search chair, Dr. Matthew Verleger via email at or Dr. James J. Pembridge, Department Chair, via email at .

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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