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After years of study and consideration, the British government announced July 15 that it will start development of a new spaceport in northern Scotland, while an English airport signed a deal that could also lead to launches from its facility. SpaceNews.com
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On his first foreign trip since taking office nearly three months ago, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine traveled to Israel this week to meet with the country’s prime minister and other officials. SpaceNews.com
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Gogo, an inflight connectivity provider leasing capacity on dozens of satellites, bulldozed its old business plan July 13 amid looming concerns over unprofitability, encroaching debt deadlines, and a potential buyout. SpaceNews.com
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    Job Description
    TitleAssistant Professor of Spaceflight Operations
    Job code170067
    Job posted on12/10/2017 (modified on 27/10/2017)
    LocationDaytona Beach
    CountryUnited States
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    Description

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is seeking a Tenure Track/Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor to teach introductory and higher level undergraduate space operations and technology courses in the Spaceflight Operations degree program at our Daytona Beach, FL campus.

    The Spaceflight Operations degree program is a unique B.S. degree focused on the regulation, planning, flight, safety, policy, management, human factors, and training aspects of today's spaceflight programs introduced at the ERAU Daytona Beach campus in the fall semester of 2013. Supporting curriculum for the program comes from the four colleges at the Daytona Beach campus which include the College of Arts and Science, the College of Aviation, the College of Business, and the College of Engineering.

    This position includes a mix of teaching, research, and service obligation. Basic teaching requirements are 12 undergraduate credit hours (four courses) per semester, with the possibility of replacing some of the teaching credit hours with equivalent funded research. Teaching obligations may include courses in the Space Studies minor at both the lower and upper level, as required.

    The candidate is expected to develop new course materials and teach previously developed courses. Service duties include: student advisement, curriculum evaluation, committee participation, and project leadership. The candidate is expected to pursue scholarly activities with the possibility of workload reassignment for funded research, and to participate in individual and group research projects involving students. This is a nine-month position, renewed annually, with the possibility of summer teaching and/or research assignments.

    Qualified applicants please attach a cover letter, CV, and unofficial transcripts to the online application.

     

    Qualifications

    A doctorate in physics, astronomy, space policy, space science, human factors, or a related aerospace field is desired. A Master's degree in a similar field with significant experience in the space industry will be considered with the commitment that the applicant would pursue a doctorate in a qualifying field.

    The candidate must possess effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to relate space programs operations, planning, or policy to the historical and planned space programs. The candidate is expected to have established a record of, or be able to successfully demonstrate, teaching excellence at the undergraduate.

    The position is expected to begin in January 2018 and includes a mix of teaching, research, and service obligations.  Basic teaching requirements are 4 undergraduate courses per semester, with the possibility of replacing some of the teaching credit hours with equivalent funded research.  Candidates with leadership skills and operational experience are encouraged. 

    Please apply online at www.erau.edu/jobs, Requisition # 170067.

     

    Contact information
    CompanyEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    Contact nameHuman Resources
    Address600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd.
    Daytona Beach
    Florida
    United States
    32114
    EmailPlease apply online
    Web Pagehttp://www.erau.edu/jobs


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