Assistant / Associate Professor Faculty Position

Application Due: February 1, 2019 (or until filled)
Type: Nine months, Tenure-track
Position Availability: September 1, 2019
Salary: Competitive, based on qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Retailing, Hospitality Management, or closely related field. Applicants who are ABD may apply but must demonstrate that the degree will be awarded before September 1, 2019. Preference given to those with demonstrated ability to work with large data sets, data analytics, and work with category management related data. Highly desirable to have worked with both retailer and vendor data. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the ability to publish in leading academic journals, possess demonstrated teaching, research, and industry experience, and a willingness to seek external funding is desirable.

Teach category management related courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, particularly data analytics and research. Establish a focused research program that can be supported through the acquisition of external funding; participate in program development; serve on departmental, college, and university committees. Advise graduate students to completion of their degrees and engage in undergraduate research activities.  Actively provide outreach to the community and develop a strong record of community engagement.

Texas Tech University and HRM Department:
Over 38,000 students attend Texas Tech University on its 1,839 acre campus in Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech University is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). As a comprehensive public research university, Texas Tech is committed to the creation, advancement, dissemination and preservation of knowledge. Hospitality and Retail Management is one of seven departments in the College of Human Sciences. Over 400 students study in the Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management and Retail Management programs. Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management has been selected as one of the founding programs of study at the Texas Tech University campus in Costa Rica. Classes began in Fall 2018 and the first cohort of students will graduate in 2022! Opportunities to teach and travel to the campus are open to all faculty in the department.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action:
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities and dual-career couples.

Apply at Create an account and submit your application for Requisition Number 15859. Include a letter of application (articulating the qualifications for the position, including industry and teaching experiences), curriculum vita, copy of transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon appointment), and the contact information (name, address, telephone number, and email address) of three references.

For additional information contact:
Dr. Robert Paul Jones, Department Chair
(01-806-742-3068 or

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