Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management
Position No. 87434; School of Travel Industry Management, University of Hawaii at Manoa; 9-months, full-time, tenure-track, general funds, to begin approximately August 2018.
Founded in 1966, the School of Travel Industry Management (TIM) pioneered the concept of integrating all aspects of travel—hospitality, tourism, and transportation—under a single discipline. Faculty and students are able to draw upon Hawaii’s unique location as a premier tourism destination that provides a living laboratory for undergraduate, graduate, and professional education and research. The School is accredited by ACPHA. Its facilities include the Sunset Reference Center with one of the largest specialized collections of tourism resource materials in the region; the Gee Technology Center with an IT classroom, videoconferencing and distance learning capabilities; the Leong Hop & Bernice C. Loui Computer Lab; and the Center for Tourism Policy Studies, which conducts applied research and provides executive training programs and technical assistance to the industry.
Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in travel industry management and additional subjects based on programmatic need and the candidate’s areas of specialization to be selected from food and beverage management and other related hospitality management courses. Engage in research and scholarly activities leading to publications; provide professional, university, and department service; advise undergraduate and graduate students; and supervise graduate student research. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate from a college or university of recognized standing in a relevant field. Evidence of teaching ability at the university level. Evidence of ability to publish research in refereed academic journals. ABD considered, candidates must submit a letter from their committee chair confirming their expected date of completion.
Desirable Qualifications: Record of funded research or experience in food and beverage management or other areas within the hospitality industry. Experience with web-enhanced and/or distance education.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To Apply: Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable but official transcripts are required at time of hire); names and contact information (including telephone numbers and email addresses) of at least three professional references. Email to: TIMapply@hawaii.edu (Indicate Food Service Faculty Search in subject line.)
Deadline to submit applications: Continuous recruitment until position filled. Review of applications will begin on March 7, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Inquiries: (808) 956-7166 or email Susan Kikuchi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional information is available on the School’s website at http://www.tim.hawaii.edu
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