The Applied Aviation Sciences Department of the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Daytona Beach, FL invites applications for Assistant/Associate Professor of Aerospace and Occupational Safety (AOS) to begin January 2021. Multiple positions may be filled. These are nine-month positions.
Teaching assignments may include, but not be limited to, graduate and undergraduate courses in occupational safety and/or aviation safety/accident investigation, and related areas. These position will also include advising students as they explore different options with internships, research, coursework, and career trajectories.
The Applied Aviation Sciences Department offers five bachelor’s degree programs, each unique: Spaceflight Operations, Air Traffic Management, Aerospace and Occupational Safety, and Meteorology. Each program is very different from the others, however, all are good choices for students who want challenging and rewarding careers. Aerospace and Occupational Safety gives students opportunities to gain the knowledge and the expertise needed to address safety concerns in aviation, aerospace operations, as well as most businesses and industries across the globe. Graduates of the AOS program have gone on to fill key safety management roles in both the public and private sectors.
Master’s Degree required, PhD Preferred
Position 1 – Occupational Safety
The preferred candidate will have a Doctorate degree in Occupational Safety, Occupational Health, Public Health, Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, or closely related discipline. ABDs with a clear plan for completion are encouraged to apply. Prior workplace experience managing a safety function, and/or risk management is a plus. Demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching, research, service, and mentoring undergraduate students is expected. CSP, CIH and/or SMS preferred.
Position 2 – Aviation/Aerospace Safety
The preferred candidate will have a Doctorate degree in Safety, Health, Environmental, Public Health, or closely related field. ABDs with a clear plan for completion are encouraged to apply. Prior aviation and/or aerospace workplace, including risk management experience is a plus. Demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching, research, service, and mentoring undergraduate students is expected.
The positions will begin in January 2021. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Interested individuals should submit a letter of application clearly showing that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications, a current resume or curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching and research interests. Please include three professional references with contact information and unofficial transcripts from accredited institutions. Official transcripts will be required at a later date should the applicant be selected. Applications must be submitted online via http://careers.erau.edu/.