Assistant or Associate Professor, Hospitality Management

February 1, 2014

The Department of Hospitality, Recreation, and Sport Management at York College of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in its Hospitality Management program.

Poised for further expansion, Hospitality Management is one of York’s most viable programs with a rapidly expanding enrollment. The Hospitality Program, like the entire campus, operates in an environment of exceptional collegiality. The program enjoys excellent facilities, institutional support for faculty research, generous allowances for professional travel, and strong support from every level of the College administration. More information is available at

Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Minimum requirements for this position include an earned doctorate in Hospitality Management or closely related field and a demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching, advising, scholarship and service. Significant management experience in the hospitality industry is also desirable. Review of applications will commence December 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching and advising, professional development and scholarly activity, and service to the college, community and industry. The successful candidate will have the ability to deliver a wide range of hospitality management undergraduate courses, with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Food and beverage management, hotel/resort management and hospitality financial management.

York College’s core values focus on 1) teaching with close faculty/student interaction, 2) high quality and affordability, 3) a pragmatic and results-oriented approach to academic excellence, and 4) a professional curriculum in a liberal arts learning environment. York College of Pennsylvania is a private sector, independent institution of higher education, offering over 50 baccalaureate majors in the arts and sciences and in professional fields as well as master’s programs in business, education and nursing and a doctoral program in nursing. The College has an enrollment of over 4400 full-time and over 600 part-time undergraduate students and approximately 250 graduate students from some 30 states and 15 foreign countries. The campus is located in South-Central Pennsylvania (50 miles north of Baltimore, MD, 30 miles south of Harrisburg, PA and 90 miles north of Washington, D.C.). Distinguishing institutional qualities include:

  • Salaries and benefits in the top quartile and exceeding most of its peer institutions
  • Emphasis on classroom teaching in small classes with focus on student success through individual attention and hands-on learning
  • More than two decades of growth in enrollment, facilities and pre-professional programs in a liberal learning context
  • Sound financial practices and long-term stability
  • An historic mission of high quality education, affordable tuition, and a commitment to efficiency

York College is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Interested candidates should electronically submit the following: a letter of application, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references addressed to Dr. John Hughes, Director of Hospitality Management at: York College of Pennsylvania is an EOE. For a copy of York College’s Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or the Web at