> Posting - Texas Tech University - 9/19/2019

Posting - Texas Tech University - 9/19/2019

Assistant Professor of Practice - Culinary Position

Application Due: August 8, 2019 (or until filled)
Type: Nine month appointment
Position Availability: September 1, 2019
Salary: Competitive, based on qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in hospitality management or closely related field; doctoral degree is preferred. Food and beverage management experience is required; culinary certification is desirable. Demonstrated teaching experience, particularly in a culinary laboratory, is desirable.

Responsibilities: Teach in the Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management program with a focus on food and beverage management courses primarily at the undergraduate level. The professor of practice will also be responsible for the overseeing and management of the staff as well as coordinate student-learning experiences at the department’s functioning restaurant lab, Skyviews. The professor of practice will also work with department administration to meet budget and revenue objectives. The professor of practice may also be required to assist with the coordination of food and beverage instruction across our campuses outside of Lubbock, across the state and in Costa Rica.

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 public, comprehensive research university committed to the creation, advancement, dissemination and preservation of knowledge. Hospitality & Retail Management is one of seven departments in the College of Human Sciences. Over 400 students study in the Restaurant, Hotel, & Intuitional Management and Retail Management programs.

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. For additional information contact Dr. Robert Paul Jones (806.742.3068 or

Texas Tech University recently was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Application:  Apply at Create an account and submit your application for requisition number ****. Include a letter of application (articulating the qualifications for the position, including industry and teaching experience), resume, 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:
Laci Hardman
(01-806-742-3130 or

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