Lecturer - Hospitality Management
Hospitality Management College of Human Sciences
Auburn University

Position
Nine-month non-tenure-track position and not eligible for tenure, a full-time lecturer in Hospitality Management, with the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management, College of Human Sciences, beginning May 2022, or earlier. Contract renewed annually based upon need, funding, and performance

Responsibilities
The lecturer will be responsible for all food and beverage service laboratory teaching in the 1856 Restaurant in the new Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center. Courses will include Food Production and Service in Hospitality, Food and Beverage Management, Special Events, and Global Gastronomy. The lecturer will also assist the program with undergraduate academic advising. The successful applicant would participate in the formation of department policies related to the undergraduate curriculum but would not participate in decisions regarding promotion and tenure, graduate faculty membership, or policies unrelated to the curriculum, except as they directly affect the lecturer’s role. The lecturer will be dedicated entirely to teaching and not be required to develop, pursue, or maintain an independent research agenda. This assignment will allow a high-level dedication to effective teaching. The lecturer will be reviewed annually by the Department Head. Based on the College and Department guidelines, the lecturer will be eligible for promotion to Senior Lecturer.

Minimum Qualifications
A minimum of five years’ supervisory industry-oriented experience, an MS in Hospitality Management or a related field at the time employment begins, hospitality teaching experience, academic advising, and recruitment experience. The candidate selected for this position must also meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Desired Qualifications
Ph.D. in Hospitality or a related field.

Application
Apply online using the link: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/26063. Provide application letter, complete CV, transcripts from all universities attended, statement of teaching philosophy, and three (3) professional references (names, addresses, and phone numbers). Only complete online applications will be considered for review beginning January 31, 2022. For more information about the position, contact: David Martin, Ph.D., Chair- Search Committee, at [email protected]. Only complete applications will be considered.

Setting
The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management employs 16 full-time tenure-track faculty affiliated with the College of Human Sciences. The department offers a baccalaureate degree program in Hospitality Management, with program options in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Event Management, and Culinary Science The department also offers an MS and Ph.D. in Hospitality Management and an MS degree in Brewing Science and Operations. The Hospitality Management Program will be housed in the newly constructed Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center. Shaping the next generation of top-tier hospitality professionals while providing exceptional guest experiences in a state-of-the-art learning facility, the Hospitality Management Program at Auburn University will prepare graduates for an array of careers within the broad hospitality industry with immersive, hands-on learning opportunities available through the Tony and Libba Range Culinary Science Center.

The College of Human Sciences is one of twelve (12) academic schools and colleges on the Auburn University campus. It enrolls more than 1,600 undergraduate students and approximately 150 graduate students across three departments (Consumer and Design Sciences, Human Development and Family Studies, and Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management). Additional information on the college can be found at http://www.humsci.auburn.edu.

Auburn University, an R1 land-grant institution with 31,000 students, is located in the east Alabama city of Auburn and has consistently been ranked by US News and World Report as one of the top 50 public universities in the United States. For more information, see http://humsci.auburn.edu/ndhm/ and http://www.auburn.edu/. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyjobs/. Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer

 

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