Assistant Professor

October 16, 2012

Full-time Tenure Track
Hospitality and Event Management

OAA position number: 13-14 HRT-HOSP/EVENTMGMT-TT

The Department: The Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism, located in the scenic Hayward campus overlooking San Francisco Bay, offers three degree programs: a B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism, B.S. in Recreation Management, and M.S. in Recreation and Tourism. Many of the undergraduate courses are offered online. The graduate degree is offered fully online. The mission of the department is to educate and prepare leaders who contribute to the quality of life of individuals and our communities, both locally and globally, through Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism. To learn more about CSU, East Bay visit

Duties of the Position: The successful candidate for this position is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in hospitality and tourism (face-to-face and online), participate in curriculum and program development, develop a focused line of research and publication, and provide service to the University and community. The candidate may be expected to teach in one or more of the following areas: meetings, events, and convention management; lodging; food and beverage management; tourism and research methods. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord and Online campuses. Other functional areas may include hospitality marketing, finance and accounting.

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.

Date of Appointment: Fall Quarter, 2013.

Qualifications: Candidate must have a doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Hospitality Management or a related field (one degree must be in hospitality or tourism). ABD will be considered, but the degree must be completed by the effective date of the appointment. Candidates with successful teaching experience at the university level and significant professional experience in the hospitality and tourism industry are preferred. Demonstrated ability to teach (both in-person and online), advise and mentor students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds is highly preferred. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity, such as presentations at professional conferences and publications. This University is fully committed to serving students with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see:

Application Review: Review of applications begins November 15, 2012. The position is considered open until filled. Please submit a letter of application, which addresses qualifications; a complete and current vita; official academic transcripts; copies of major publications and other evidence of scholarly activity; and contact information for five professional references to:

Zaher (Zach) Hallab, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism
California State University, East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd. PE 130
Hayward, California 94542 USA
Office Phone No.: 01-510-885-3043
Office Fax No.: 01-510-885-7413
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NOTE: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee's identity and eligibility to work, in accordance with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any of the protected category: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.