Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Arizona in Prescott Arizona

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Arizona

Prescott, Arizona 86301

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This position start date is August 2016, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The department is particularly interested in interviewing candidates with proficiency in computer-aided design, aerospace propulsion, material science, advanced manufacturing, additive manufacturing, and machine design; however, candidates with expertise in other areas will be considered as well.

A successful candidate shall have a strong interest and ability in teaching undergraduate courses, teaching and monitoring undergraduate laboratory courses, and performing applied research. The ideal candidate shall be willing to collaborate with students on independent research and student organization projects. An earned doctorate in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering along with related experience is highly desired; however, candidates with a Master's Degree and significant industry experience are strongly encouraged to apply. A complete application package shall consist of a Curriculum Vitae with a cover letter, a statement describing the candidate's teaching philosophy, a statement describing the candidate's professional goals, contact information for at least three professional references, and the candidate's date of availability. All materials must be submitted in electronic form as a single file in portable document format (pdf) through (Vacancy Name: IRC62383). Queries may be submitted via email to Dr. Brad Wall at

The faculty of the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University College of Engineering are housed in a modern academic complex, which is adjacent to wind tunnel, propulsion, robotics, and mechatronics laboratories and facilities. The College of Engineering faculty also make extensive use of the Aerospace Experimentation and Fabrication (AXFAB) laboratory complex. This complex includes a modern machine shop with two fabrication suites, a space systems laboratory, a structural dynamics laboratory, a rapid prototyping laboratory, a material science laboratory, a mechanical testing laboratory, a structures and instrumentation laboratory, two dedicated faculty research laboratories, and two small classrooms. All of these facilities feature state-of-the-art equipment for both student and faculty use. Ground breaking for a new Science and Engineering building is expected in early spring 2016 for building occupation in fall 2017.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University excels in undergraduate education for engineering, aviation, global security, and related fields. We draw students from around the world who are serious about their future careers. Our talented faculty, state-of-the-art classrooms, modern laboratory facilities, and dedicated instructional practices produce graduates who consistently excel in the job market in their related fields. The College of Engineering is focused on undergraduate teaching excellence and has a strong emphasis on design and project-based learning.

The Prescott Campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is a small, residential university located in the mountains of northern Arizona where the faculty and student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of the campus environment. Prescott, Arizona, is rated as one of the most livable cities in the Southwest. It is located 5000 feet above sea level, has a mild climate and clean air, and is close to recreational and pristine wilderness areas and national forests. For more information, please visit our website at

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups to apply for this position. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • aerospace propulsion
  • material science
  • advanced manufacturing
  • additive manufacturing
  • machine design
  • mechanical testing
  • wind tunnel
  • robotics
  • mechatronics
  • fabrication
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter