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Posting - Texas Tech University - 9/19/2019 - 2

Assistant Professor - Tourism Position

Application Due: August 1, 2019 (or until filled)
Type: Nine month, Tenure-track
Position Availability: September 1, 2020 (negotiable)
Salary: Competitive, based on qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Hospitality and Tourism Management, or closely related field. Preference given to those with demonstrated tourism industry experience and the demonstrated ability to teach tourism-related courses at the university level. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the ability to publish in leading academic journals, possess relevant teaching and industry experience, as well as the ability to seek external funding. Interest in sustainable and/or experiential tourism is desirable. Desirable to have experience with multiple modes of course delivery (ie. online, hybrid, etc.).

Responsibilities: Teach tourism-related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, particularly global/international tourism. Opportunity to participate in research and educational experiences with the newly established Global Understanding of Sustainable and Experiential Tourism (GUEST) Center (final Board of Regents approval in August 2019). Establish a focused research program that can be supported through the acquisition of external funding. Participate in program development, and create and maintain strong industry relationships, especially with international partners. Advise graduate students to completion of their degrees and engage in undergraduate research activities. Provide service to the department, college, university, community, and profession as a whole. 

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 robert.p.jones@ttu.edu)

Texas Tech University recently was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Application:  Apply at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/. 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  laci.hardman@ttu.edu)

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