Assistant/Associate Professor in Hospitality and Tourism Management, 9-months, tenure-track, full time.  Qualified candidate at the Associate Professor level may be eligible for the Anne Stegner Endowed Professorship.

August 16, 2018


  • Actively publish in peer-reviewed hospitality and tourism journals and disseminate results to appropriate professional forums.
  • Teach and develop a wide range of hospitality undergraduate courses.
  • Advise undergraduate students and actively participate in program activities.
  • Participate in outreach, which includes university service and professional associations.
  • Develop liaisons with business and industry.
  • Support the NDSU land-grant mission of teaching, research, and service.


  • Earned doctoral degree in hospitality and tourism management (or closely related field), from an accredited university. ABDs will be considered, but must submit a letter from dissertation committee chair stating expected date of completion/defense. ABDs must have terminal degree by August 15, 2018.
  • Demonstrable expertise in hospitality management through teaching, research, or industry experience.
  • Potential for scholarly competence and ability to perform academic research. For Associate Professor, an established line of study with evidence of research productivity and a record of publications in peer reviewed academic journals.
  • Evidence of effective college-level teaching and experience in developing instructional materials.
  • Prior industry experience in hospitality or related fields.
  • Evidence of effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diversity of colleagues and students.


  • Research or teaching focus in at least one of the following: hospitality accounting and cost control, revenue management, service management, event management, or food and beverage management.
  • Effective utilization of classroom technologies and hospitality and tourism specific software.
  • Prior experience with curriculum development, academic advising, and involvement with student organizations.
  • On-line teaching experience.
  • Documented use of experiential learning pedagogies.
  • Prior experience in mentoring undergraduates in research.
  • Active participation in professional organizations.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application materials must be submitted electronically (MS Word or PDF preferred) on the NDSU website and should include:

  • Letter of interest that specifically addresses how the candidate’s experiences and qualifications fit the described position.
  • Curriculum vita.
  • Teaching philosophy.
  • Research agenda.
  • Unofficial transcripts (finalists will be required to submit official transcripts).
  • Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references, who are knowledgeable of previous education/professional work experiences, for future contact. Also, include your professional relationship with each reference listed. Additional information may be requested.
  • If ABD, submit confirmation letter from dissertation committee chair stating anticipated completion date.

Review of applications begin on November 15, 2017, and will continue until position is filled.  Inquiries should be addressed to: Amelia Asperin, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Apparel, Design, and Hospitality Management, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota 58108-5060, E-mail:; Telephone: 01 (701) 231-5720; Fax: 01 (701) 231-5273.

The Program:
The Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) program at NDSU is the only 4-year hospitality degree in North Dakota. The HTM program began in 1985, with the authorization of the State Board of Higher Education and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs In Hospitality Administration.

The University:    
NDSU is a student-focused, land-grant, research university, ranked by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education among the top 108 public and private universities in the country. NDSU is in the elite category of "Research Universities/Very High Research Activity." NDSU is one of two flagship universities in North Dakota, with several programs ranked in the Top 100 by the National Science Foundation. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The university offers over 100 majors, as well as many Masters and PhD programs. NDSU employs over 500 full-time faculty to accommodate the student body of more than 14,000. NDSU is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

**North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.


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