Assistant Professor/Hospitality Management

October 22, 2012

Muncie, Indiana

Tenure-track faculty position available August 16, 2013. Responsibilities: develop courses and instruct undergraduates in hospitality management with a commitment to excellence, with expertise in one or more of the following areas: event management, conventions, meeting planning and hospitality cost control. Establish a focused program of scholarship and publish in appropriate top-tier journals; direct master’s theses and projects; advise students; provide service to the campus, community, and industry; support ongoing program growth and development. Minimum qualifications: requirements for a doctorate completed on or before April 30, 2013; at least one degree in hospitality management or related field; relevant professional experience in hospitality management; effective oral and written communication skills; ability to work cooperatively and interact effectively with faculty and staff to contribute to the strategic plan for the department, college, and university. Preferred qualifications: significant professional experience in hospitality management; record of successful teaching of hospitality management or related field; evidence of scholarship through publications, presentations, and successful grant proposals; successful involvement with professional organizations in the discipline.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, official academic transcripts, evidence of scholarship, teaching philosophy statement, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Alan Yen, Chair, Hospitality Management Search Committee, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306 or to cyen@bsu.edu. Electronic submission is encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (www.bsu.edu)

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.