Tenure Track Faculty Position – Open Rank

December 28, 2013

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

The School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) is soliciting applicants for a tenure track faculty position in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Applicants will be expected to conduct quality research as well as teach graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in one of two areas: Strategic Management including multi-unit/asset management, entrepreneurship and/or feasibility analysis; OR Services Management and Marketing including experience design, service quality management, and/or internal marketing.

The position is open (assistant/associate/full professor) where rank and salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Ph.D. in tourism and hospitality management or a related field is required. The appointment begins the fall semester, 2014.

The School is seeking scholars who have an established record of, or the potential for, excellence in scholarship, teaching and service. The faculty member will be expected to develop an active research program that is consistent with the broad areas of focus within the School. Preference will be given to applicants who have a strong publication record, an established record in sponsored research projects, and have teaching experience in both graduate and undergraduate academic programs.

Temple University is a large urban university located approximately 2 miles north of Center City Philadelphia, the heart of the local tourism industry, making it ideal for teaching and learning experiences for STHM faculty and students. The Tourism and Hospitality Program has a strong reputation for student placement that is a result of quality educational experiences supported by required internship experiences across all three degree programs: bachelors and masters’ degrees in Tourism and Hospitality Management, as well as the nation’s first Executive MBA program with a Hospitality Asset Management concentration. The School of Tourism and Hospitality Management is a self-standing school, affiliated with Temple University’s Fox School of Business and Management, where a Ph.D. in Business Administration with a Tourism and Sport emphasis is offered.

Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Chihyung (Michael) Ok (email: cok@temple.edu) or Dr. Ceridwyn King (ceridwyn.king@temple.edu). Applicants for this position should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three references, sample publications, example of teaching evaluations, official transcripts, and other supporting materials to: Dr. Aubrey Kent, Chair, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Temple University, 305 Speakman Hall, 1810 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA 19121 (01-215-204-3810, 01-215-204-8705 (fax), aubkent@temple.edu).

Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.