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Instructor of Aviation Maintenance Science

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach Shores, FL
Closing date
May 15, 2022

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The College of Aviation (COA) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU)-Daytona Beach invites applications and nominations for the position of Instructor, Department of Aviation Maintenance Science. The College seeks a dynamic individual with significant practical and academic experience in the Aviation Maintenance Science (AMS) discipline to teach in the second largest department within the COA. This is a nine-month position with the possibility of summer teaching assignments.

The COA has an FAA-approved Part 147 AMT Program contained within the AMS degree which provides its students excellent opportunities for career advancement. The AMS program at ERAU is taught by dedicated faculty who are also industry professionals. The faculty at ERAU AMS are collaborative, student focused and collegial. The department is looking for an individual to join our faculty, to help reach our strategic goals.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the gold standard in Aviation and Aerospace Education. The program draws students from around the world who are dedicated to their future careers. Its talented faculty, state of the art classrooms, lab facilities, and use of instructional best-practices, mean that its graduates are sought after by some of the most prestigious employers in the world.

Reporting to the Department Chair of Aviation Maintenance Science, the faculty member will lecture, oversee laboratory instruction, collaborate with University faculty, and provide student-centric instruction. They will support their students through advising and mentorship. Faculty in the department will be expected to embrace new teaching methods and support innovation. Safety is our number one priority. The successful candidate will embrace an active safety management system within the department.


The successful candidate will have:
  • Earned a Master's degree (preferred) or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with the expectation of earning a Master's degree.
  • Possess a valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate.
  • Experience in aviation maintenance sciences: civil, military, corporate, general aviation, manufacturer, or airline.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining channels of communication with professional groups and industry.
  • Experience in maintaining academic excellence with respect to teaching.
  • Through collaboration with the department, increase enrollment within ERAU.
  • Experience in advising and/or mentoring students enrolled in the program (including appropriate student records for advising).
  • Develop strong and competent University curriculum commensurate with the high standards of the department.
  • Pilot ratings, unmanned aerial vehicle, and/or space technology experience (preferred)

The Instructor position is expected to begin work on August 10, 2022. Applications should include a CV and a detailed letter discussing aviation experience and academic qualifications that demonstrate a fit with the AMS Department and the position.
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