Associate or Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism

October 9, 2013

Description/Primary Responsibilities: The School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track, full time, 10-month faculty position in Hospitality and Tourism. Appointments at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor will be considered. The successful candidate will participate in curriculum development and building the new Hospitality and Tourism program housed within the School.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a doctoral degree. ABD will be considered, but the degree must be completed by the effective date of the appointment. Candidates must have potential to be excellent teachers dedicated to student learning, active researchers publishing in refereed journals, and participating members of the university, professional, and local communities. Candidates for Associate Professor must have an established record of excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, and program development. Preference will be given to candidates with professional work experience, a record of excellent teaching, and a record of peer-reviewed intellectual contributions.

Salary (Annual/Academic Year): This position commands a peer-competitive salary with excellent Indiana University benefits.

Starting Date: August, 2014

Application Procedure: The application file should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of recent student evaluations of instruction and other evidence of teaching effectiveness, at least two research articles, a copy of the graduate transcript, and contact information for three references. Please send applications by email to Terri Butler,, or by mail to Hospitality and Tourism Search Committee, School of Business, Indiana University Kokomo, 2300 South Washington St., Kokomo, Indiana USA 46904-9003, Phone: 01 (765) 455-9275, Fax: 01 (765) 455-9348. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check mandated by the state and provide official transcripts of all college degrees.

One of eight Indiana University campuses, Indiana University Kokomo is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of about 57,000. Committed to student success, the campus with 122 faculty members serves approximately 4,100 IU students and 200 Purdue students from an 11-county area in north central Indiana.

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Application review will begin on November 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Indiana University Kokomo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Moreover, we seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity in higher education. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Persons with disabilities that need modifications or adjustments to participate in the application process should contact the affirmative action office at 01 (765) 455-9529. Verifications of a disability under Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may be required.