Job ID: 120537

Instructor, Physical Science - Worldwide Campus (Non-Tenure Track)

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  • Mar. 3, 2019
 
  • Instructor, Physical Science - Worldwide Campus (Non-Tenure Track)
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • August 1, 2019
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  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Chemistry - General
    Atmospheric Sciences
 
 

The College of Arts & Sciences (COAS) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide (ERAU-W) announces the availability of a full-time non-tenure track faculty position located in the vicinity of Joint Base Andrews and Patuxent River, Maryland. This is primarily a teaching position, with an additional expectation of service to COAS and ERAU-W. The Maryland position will be required to teach at two Embry-Riddle locations – Joint Base Andrews and Patuxent River.

The College of Arts & Sciences seeks highly qualified applicants for a non-tenure-track, full-time Instructor position in physical science, preferably in atmospheric sciences or chemistry, to be housed within the Department of Mathematics, Physical & Life Sciences. This is primarily a teaching position that also will serve the needs of the department, including curriculum development and mentoring/evaluating adjunct faculty. The successful applicant will work collaboratively across the three Worldwide colleges, with the goals of a) reducing dependence on adjunct faculty for high impact courses, and b) supporting student academic mentoring.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 80 baccalaureate, master’s, and Ph.D. degree programs. The Worldwide campus has an enrollment of 23,000 full-time equivalent students, delivering courses globally online via Canvas, synchronously via EagleVision to both homes and classrooms, in blended formats, and face-to-face at over 125 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Embry-Riddle Worldwide earned the #1 ranking in 2019 for Best Online Bachelor’s programs from U.S. News & World Report.

COAS offers four bachelor’s degrees (Communication, Homeland Security, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Emergency Services) and two master’s degrees (Cybersecurity Management & Policy and Human Security & Resilience), with more planned for the near future. Departments in the College are: English, Humanities and Communication; Mathematics, Physical and Life Sciences; Security and Emergency Services; and, Social Sciences and Economics. In addition to degree programs, COAS provides over 2,000 sections of general education courses as part of every degree program at Embry-Riddle Worldwide, with a focus on developing students’ critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, information literacy, communication, scientific literacy, cultural literacy, and collaboration skills.

Qualifications

Master’s degree (doctoral degree preferred) from regionally accredited university in a related discipline
College/university teaching experience, preferably with online education
Willingness and ability to work with interdisciplinary teams in support of strategic goals
Experiences that demonstrate the ability to collaborate well with diverse team members

Application Process

Consideration of applications for the positions will begin on April 1, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled; the expected start date is August 1, 2019. Applications should include a current CV and a detailed letter discussing experience, qualifications, and background that demonstrate a fit with the disciplinary area and the unique attributes of the position. A list of three professional references with contact information is required. Questions about the position should be submitted via email to sielandt@erau.edu, with the subject line "COAS Non-tenure-track Hires."


 
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