The College of Aviation (COA) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University—Daytona Beach invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies (SGS). The College seeks a dynamic, nationally recognized academic leader with an established record of scholarship and practical experience in the discipline of aviation. The Associate Dean will partner with the faculty in the successful leadership of the School of Graduate Studies. This position is at our Campus in Daytona Beach, Florida and is a 12-month, tenured appointment.
The School of Graduate Studies within the College of Aviation offers the world’s first and largest Ph.D. in Aviation with over 70 active students, and academic degrees at the Masters level in Aeronautical Science and Occupational Safety with an aviation emphasis. The Ph.D. in Aviation has both an online and residential presence with students from around the world. Both Masters are residential and taught at the Daytona Beach campus.
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University is the gold standard in higher education for aviation. We draw students from around the world who are serious about their future careers. Our talented faculty, state of the art classrooms, lab facilities, and use of instructional best-practices both in the classroom and online mean that our graduates are sought after by the biggest names in their related industries.
Reporting to the Dean of the College of Aviation, the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies will be responsible for providing academic leadership in the development of academic programs in support of the School, College, Campus, and University mission as well as participating in student recruitment, enrollment and retention efforts as required. The Associate Dean will serve on the college leadership team and develop and maintain channels of communication with professional groups and industry to ensure programs are providing appropriate educational preparation for the students. The Associate Dean will also maintain academic excellence in the College’s teaching and scholarly efforts, to include demonstrating scholarship through publication and funded research, providing criteria and oversight for approving faculty, evaluating teaching effectiveness, and assessing program effectiveness.
Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate from an accredited institution. PhD in Aviation or related area is preferred.
A record of distinguished:
Demonstrated success chairing theses and dissertations.
External research funding and research program leadership consistent with a senior, tenured faculty appointment.
Recognized scholarship and publication in academic journals in aviation or closely related area.
Will have recognized service at the National/International level.
Demonstrated successful experience as a Department Chair, Associate Dean, or Dean in a four-year institution of higher education focused on teaching, research, and service (preferred).
Have attained Tenure and attained the academic rank of Professor (preferred).
The Associate Dean is expected to begin work no later than July 1, 2019. Applications should include a CV and a detailed letter discussing administrative experience, academic qualifications, and aviation background that demonstrate a fit with COA and the position. All materials should be submitted online through our application system.
Internal Number: 180524
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