Open Rank Professor

February 18, 2014

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
Philadelphia, PA

The School of Tourism and Hospitality Management is soliciting applicants for one tenure track position in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Applicants will be expected to conduct quality research and teach graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in the following area: Hospitality Financial Management and/or Hospitality Strategic Management, including multi-unit/asset management.

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 appointments begin 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. Philadelphia’s extensive tourism, hospitality, sport, and recreation venues make the city ideal for teaching and learning experiences for Temple University faculty and students. The Tourism and Hospitality Program offers three degree programs: bachelor’s and master’s 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 immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position should be directed to 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 transcript, 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, 001-215-204-8705 (fax), aubkent@temple.edu).

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