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Tenure Track Endowed Faculty/Program Coordinator in Aerospace Physiology (Daytona Beach Campus)
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Date Posted Oct. 23, 2019
Title Tenure Track Endowed Faculty/Program Coordinator in Aerospace Physiology (Daytona Beach Campus)
University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, FL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Endowed/Distinguished Professor
  • Anatomy/Physiology

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach Campus has the unique opportunity to invite highly qualified candidates to submit applications to join the faculty as a Program Coordinator to lead the Aerospace Physiology Program funded through the Wessel Endowment in Aerospace Physiology in the Department of Human Factors and Behavioral Neurobiology. The only undergraduate degree of its kind in the nation, the Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Physiology blends aerospace with life science and leverages Embry-Riddle’s many strengths to take advantage of emerging opportunities in this field. The successful candidate will help grow the program and facilitate students and faculty to establish connections with NASA and the supporting private sector, the DoD, as well as institutions that offer clinical opportunities that support flight and space.


The candidate will be expected to teach, to develop a research program that includes undergraduates, and most importantly to act as an advocate for the program. The ideal candidate must have a PhD in the life sciences, industry experience, serve in supporting aerospace life science societies, have a passion to mentor students. The incumbent will support his/her colleagues in teaching the life science curriculum areas such as general biology, anatomy & physiology, cellular biology, and other related courses. With the Department offering MS and PhD programs in Human Factors, the incumbent will have the opportunity to mentor graduate students. The endowed position is a 12-month appointment.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is committed to being a global leader in diversity and inclusion in higher education. We continually strive to recognize, respect and celebrate the differences and cultural identities among individuals as we recruit, support, and embrace our diverse community. We work to provide a safe environment where self-expression is welcome. We strive to create a campus climate free of discrimination so that networks, partnerships and cultural competency continue to be fostered through leadership, integrity, care and respect.

Our future colleagues will share our university’s and department’s commitments to an inclusive, inviting, and collaborative community practicing excellence in both research and instruction. We strongly encourage individuals from populations traditionally underrepresented and underserved to apply.

For full consideration, please apply online at, requisition #190640. Position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2020. Please also email a PDF of your curriculum vitae, cover letter with research, teaching, and service philosophy as it pertains to this unique position to:

Eric A. Vaden
Associate Department Chair
Human Factors & Behavioral Neurobiology
Phone: (386) 226-7112

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