Profile of the University
UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at: http//www.unlv.edu.
Role of the Position
Seeking applicants for a full-time nine-month tenured professor position with expertise in hospitality or tourism commencing August 2014. Responsibilities include: active engagement in a research program in hospitality, marketing, or tourism leading to high quality scholarly publications, securing external research grants, and mentoring graduate students as dissertation/thesis chair/committee member; teaching undergraduate and graduate classes; and serving on various College and University committees; involvement in professional, community, and industry roles. We are interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service.
Qualifications include an earned doctorate in any of the following: hospitality, marketing, tourism or a related field from a regionally accredited college of university with evidence of a substantial scholarly research record indicated by publication in top-tier journals, established grant activity, engagement in professional presentations, organizations, and appointment on journal editorial boards. Excellence in teaching and a demonstrated strong interest in the hospitality industry preferred.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent on funding.
Submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, sample scholarly publication, course evaluations, and the complete contact information (including email) of three professional references. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on January 15, 2014 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Written materials may be addressed to Dr. Billy Bai, Search Committee Chair, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 456021, Las Vegas, Nevada USA 89154-6021. All applicants are required to submit on-line applications at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at 01 (702) 895-2894 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions may be addressed to Dr. Billy Bai at 01 (702) 895-0876 or email@example.com.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer Committed to Achieving Excellence Through Diversity.