Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Mathematics

1251 19955Position ID: ERAU-MDS [#19955, R303148]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics/Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Prescott, Arizona 86301, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics/Data Science
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/04/26, listed until 2022/08/01)
Position Description:    

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America. As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace, and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space. For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world. 

The Opportunity: 

The Department of Mathematics, College of Arts and Science, at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position to begin in August 2022. Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow's aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon. 

 ERAU benefits include: 
  •  Relocation assistance is provided 
  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions 
  • Two BCBS health plans - PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account 
  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children 
  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mailroom and enjoy observation flights


Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching a variety of undergraduate mathematics courses is our first priority. An ability to communicate with undergraduate students, particularly engineering majors, is essential. A commitment to sustainable research involving undergraduate students is required, as is commitment to service to the Department, College, and University.

The successful candidate must hold a doctorate in mathematics, data science, or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with credentials and/or research interests in data science. We seek an energetic individual who will join our growing department of sixteen faculty members to help continue our tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarly activities.

The following must be combined into a single PDF:

Page 1: Letter of application

Page 2: Curriculum Vitae
Page 3: Description of teaching philosophy and prior experience
Page 4: Description of your research program

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Contact: Dr. Christopher Briggs
Postal Mail:
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
College of Arts and Sciences
Dept of Mathematics
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301-3720
Web Page: http://prescott.erau.edu/college-arts-sciences/mathematics/index.html