Teaching at Embry-Riddle Worldwide

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide hires adjunct instructors to teach through various course-delivery methods for the College of Business, College of Aeronautics and College of Arts and Sciences.

If you are looking for an opportunity to use your education and experience at a university committed to the latest instructional techniques and technology, then an adjunct teaching position at Embry-Riddle Worldwide may be perfect for you.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in the field of expertise
  • Verifiable professional experience in the subject discipline
  • Contemporary experience working in the aviation/aerospace industry

We are especially interested in applicants who hold a terminal degree (Ph.D., DBA, JD, etc.) in the area in which they desire to teach and who have direct experience related to the course content.

Individuals finishing their doctoral work or holding a Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the related discipline and demonstrated teaching experience may be considered. (Note: We cannot consider applicants who do not have the minimum of an earned Master’s degree.)

To see what college, courses, and locations we are currently hiring for, please visit our Embry-Riddle Careers. Any course that has a doctorate degree listed as the highest degree earned requires that all applicants applying to that course have earned a doctorate-level degree.

 

Below is an example of what a faculty applicant can expect throughout this process.

  • An initial review of qualifications
  • Request for official documentation of applicant’s qualifications
  • The Embry-Riddle Faculty Course Clearance Approval (FCCA) process. (Please note that this step may take a few weeks.)
  • FERPA certification
  • New-hire paperwork, which is managed through Human Resources and required prior to enrollment in the Faculty Development (FACD) courses

New faculty candidates will be required to provide and complete the following:

  • Official transcripts (NOTE: If you are an Embry-Riddle graduate, you cannot be cleared to teach graduate courses until a year has passed from the date of your degree conferred on your transcript.)
  • Resume/CV
  • Professional certifications, upon request
  • Specific letters of recommendation, upon request
  • Specialized faculty development courses (FACD Courses) prior to being scheduled to teach.
    • Full course descriptions and scheduling options will be made available by the Rothwell Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) – Worldwide Campus once faculty status has been applied.
    • These are required courses that vary by teaching modality.
    • Summary course descriptions:
      • FACD 101 – Teaching at Embry-Riddle Worldwide. This is an introductory course for all prospective Embry-Riddle Worldwide instructors. This course covers the responsibilities of Embry-Riddle instructors, best practices for course preparation and course delivery, and required training, and it provides perspective for teaching in aerospace and military environments.
      • FACD 300/300L – Instructional Use of Canvas (with Lab). This is an introductory course for all prospective Embry-Riddle Worldwide instructors. The course covers the features of Embry-Riddle’s course management system and how they are used, including best practices.
      • FACD 302 – Instructional Use of Canvas. This is an introductory course for all prospective online instructors. It also has application for any Embry-Riddle instructor using a blended format. The course covers best practices in online learning, student-centered approaches to teaching, and instructional application of web-based tools for collaboration.

    Note: All FACD courses are four weeks in length and begin on the 15th of each month except for the month of December.

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, handicap, veteran’s status, or sexual orientation and identity.

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Worldwide Adjunct Liaison
If you’re interested in Adjunct teaching opportunities for Embry-Riddle Worldwide – at one of our Campuses or Online – and have any questions, please contact us. 

About the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE)

The Bruce A. Rothwell Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence:
  • Supports Worldwide faculty in their teaching endeavors by helping them explore pedagogy and best practices.
  • Acts as a point of reference for those external to the university wanting to learn more about Embry-Riddle's teaching culture.

Learn about CTLE