Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Prescott, AZ 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

The Department of Computer, Electrical, and Software Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level.  Interest and ability to teach undergraduate computer science and software engineering courses and laboratories is essential; experience with aviation/aerospace applications and Agile development is highly desirable.  Professional and scholarly activities are expected, but quality teaching is the primary responsibility.

Additional responsibilities of the position include recruitment of students, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, course and program assessment and development, supervising senior design projects, and university/community service.  Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communications skills, and a strong command of the English language are required.

Embry-Riddle is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona where faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of the campus. The Computer, Electrical, and Software Engineering Department is a part of the College of Engineering that also includes the Aerospace Engineering Department and Mechanical Engineering Department.  A Cyber Intelligence and Security degree program in the College of Security and Intelligence includes an isolated cyber and computer forensics lab that offers collaborative project opportunities.  There are many other opportunities for inter-departmental teaching and research.  Our fully accredited undergraduate engineering programs place students in aerospace companies and major university graduate schools across the nation.


Prescott is rated as one of the desirable destinations in the Southwest.  At 5000 ft. above sea level, Prescott boasts a mild climate, clean air, and pristine wilderness areas as well as national forests close by.  Prescott is 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.


ERAU benefits include:

*Relocation support provided

*Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributions

*Two BC/BS health plans - PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account

*Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children will cover one undergraduate and graduate degree per person

*Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail room and enjoy observation flights



The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related field at the time of employment, or a MS degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Computer Engineering, or equivalent, and extensive industrial experience. 

Areas of expertise for this position which would be a plus include network, cyber, or computer system security and defense, computer forensics, information security, trustworthy systems, net-centric computing, embedded systems, or autonomous systems.  Significant industrial, entrepreneurial and/or teaching experience would strengthen a candidate's credentials, but recent graduates are encouraged to apply. 


Apply online at   and search for positions at Prescott.  Contact Professor Ed Post at for further information.  Review of applications will begin 1 February 2020 with an anticipated fill date of August 2020.  ERAU is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Primary Location: United States-Arizona-Prescott
Job: Research and Academics
Education Level: Doctorate Degree Computer Science Engineering (Systems)
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Posting: Nov 20, 2019, 1:00:09 PM

Embry-Riddle is also an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


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