Assistant/Associate Professor of Risk Assessment/Data Analytics (Global Security and Intelligence Studies)

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Prescott, AZ
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Vocational & Technical

Job Description

 Job 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:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott, Arizona campus is accepting applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate-level professor of risk assessment/data analytics to teach quantitative risk analysis and data analytics to students in the Global Security and Intelligence program. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University'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.

Prior experience working as an intelligence or security analyst in either the public or private sectors is preferred.

As a faculty candidate, you should demonstrate excellence in teaching upper and lower level undergraduate courses. As a teaching-focused university, faculty typically teach three to four courses per semester. In addition to teaching, there is an expectation for university service such as mentoring and committee service as well as active engagement in scholarly and professional activities. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communications skills and a strong command of the English language are required.

We are interested in candidates with teaching acumen in qualitative and quantitative risk and data analytics. Experience with i2 Analyst's Notebook is strongly preferred and experience with other data analytics tools such as Python, R, SAS, and Tableau is a plus.

ERAU benefits include:

  • Relocation assistance 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

The successful candidate should have a master's degree or Ph.D. in Risk Management, Analytics, Data Science, or a related quantitative field (Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science) and 5 years of work experience analyzing risk in either the public or private sector.

Please include vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available) and three (3) references in your application material.

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