Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Food & Beverage Operations Management

December 20, 2013

Cornell is a community of scholars, known for intellectual rigor and engaged in deep and broad research, teaching tomorrow’s thought leaders to think otherwise, care for others, and create and disseminate knowledge with a public purpose.

Position description: The position includes teaching lectures and laboratory-based courses in the area of food and beverage operations and management. Applicants should be able to teach courses which include Introduction to Foodservice Operations, Foodservice Management: Theory and Practice, Restaurant Management, as well as elective courses. Duties will include instruction in lecture and laboratory sessions, preparing course materials, grading, advising students, conducting classroom instruction, and performing general service duties for the Area and the School.

Qualifications: The candidate should have extensive knowledge and notable practical experience in the area of food and beverage management, including restaurant management, food production management, beverage management, food safety, and restaurant related technology and systems. Expertise in food science/chemistry and micro-biology is also preferred. A Master’s degree or equivalent and relevant teaching experience are the minimum qualifications required for the position. Rank and salary are competitive, negotiable, and will be based on experience.

Institution: The School of Hotel Administration, one of seven undergraduate colleges at Cornell University, has approximately 900 undergraduates and 60 graduate students. Founded in 1922, it is the oldest hospitality management program in the world, with a resident faculty of approximately 60 and over 10,000 alumni worldwide. The School is located at the center of the Cornell campus in Statler Hall, which includes offices, classrooms, computer and foodservice laboratories, a student-run restaurant, and a hospitality management library. The 150-room Statler Hotel and J.W. Marriott Conference Center is a teaching laboratory for the School of Hotel Administration students.

Application: Please send letter of application, résumé, and the names and addresses of three references by January 15, 2014, to:

Steven A. Carvell, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Food and Beverage Operations Management Search
School of Hotel Administration
146 Statler Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York USA 14853-6902

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