Chair of the Department of Humanities and Communication, Daytona Beach Campus
- Location details
- Daytona Beach, FL
- Position type
- Department chair
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Composition and rhetoric, Technical and business writing, Interdisciplinary, Humanities, Speech and communications
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
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 2021-22, there were over 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University invites applications for an exceptional academic leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Humanities and Communication, beginning fall, 2023. The Chair will provide strategic leadership to a multidisciplinary department and will work with faculty, administration, and students to build upon the department's strengths in teaching, research, and service.
Applicants with the academic credentials equivalent to the rank of associate will be considered, but full professor with tenure is preferred. Applicants also should have a proven record of administrative experience that prepares them to perform the management of budgets, promote the professional development of faculty and advance the department's contributions that support the university's strategic goals.
The department seeks an accomplished, creative leader and a highly effective communicator. The candidate should have an active research agenda, a record of teaching effectiveness, and an ability to advocate for the role of general education at a STEM-oriented university.
In addition to offering general education courses in writing, humanities and communication, the department encompasses academic programs in Communication and Interdisciplinary Studies, with minors in Humanities, Communication, Latin American Studies, Arabic Studies and Russian Studies. The department has 33 full-time faculty members. The Chair reports directly to the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, teaches one class a semester, and serves on a 12-month appointment.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is committed to being a global leader in diversity and inclusion in higher education. We continually strive to recognize and respect cultural identities among individuals as we recruit. We work to provide a safe environment where self-expression is welcome. We strive to create a campus climate so that networks, partnerships and cultural competency continue to be fostered through leadership, integrity, care and respect.
Our future colleagues will share our university’s and department’s commitments to an inclusive, inviting, and collaborative community practicing excellence in both research and instruction. We strongly encourage individuals from populations traditionally underrepresented and underserved to apply.
For full consideration, please apply online at https://embryriddle.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/details/Chair-of-the-Department-of-Humanities-and-Communication_R304407, by uploading 1) a letter of application, 2) a CV, 3) unofficial transcripts, 4) names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately; the deadline to apply is Dec. 1.
- Applicants must have academic credentials commensurate with appointment to the rank of associate or professor with tenure.
- Applicants also should have a proven record of administrative experience that prepares them to perform the management of budgets, promote the professional development of faculty and advance the department's contributions that support the university's strategic goals.
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