Clinical Assistant Professor
Washington State University

Summary of Duties
Teach in face-to-face and/or distance-learning programs, maintain active industry outreach, service contributions to the school, college, university, community, and profession. This is a 9-month academic appointment. The normal teaching load will vary from 9 to 12 hours (3-4 courses per semester) depending on qualifications.

Required Qualifications
Earned Master’s or PhD in hospitality, business or closely aligned field from a nationally or internationally recognized university by the employment start date. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, teaching effectiveness and substantive industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate must be capable of teaching various undergraduate and graduate-level courses, as well as the capacity to facilitate professional development/career management for undergraduate students and coordination of other School activities.

WSU is a premier research institution with ambitions to grow. WSU is ranked as a “very high research activity” (R1) institution by the Carnegie Foundation. The university is now engaged in developing a strategic plan for the next five years as it works toward its vision, “Drive to 25,” with the goal of becoming one of the top 25 public research universities in the country by 2030.

The Carson College of Business (CCB) enrolls 2,200 undergraduate students and houses the US News and World Report 13th ranked online MBA in the country, which enrolls over 700 students. The college has 92 full-time faculty across its campuses and 75 staff. The CCB has invested in and executed successful growth strategies. As a result, the CCB has run budget surpluses every year since 2013, accumulating significant reserve funds held at the college and school level.

The SHBM has 11 tenure-track faculty, 7 non-tenure track faculty, supplemented by part-time adjunct faculty and doctoral students, and five staff. The SHBM is a multi-campus unit that includes WSU domestic campuses (Pullman, Everett, Vancouver, Tri-Cities, and Global Campus), a campus with our partner (Cesar Ritz College) in Brig, Switzerland, and the Granger Cobb Institute for Senior Living. The program is one of the oldest in the US (since 1932) and consistently ranked as one of the top programs in the US and Internationally. The undergraduate degree (BA in HBM) includes three majors: Hospitality Business Management, Wine & Beverage Business Management, and Senior Living Management. At the graduate level, the SHBM offers a certificate in HBM as part of the Online MBA program as well as a PhD program in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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