Washington State University Vancouver — Assistant Professor, Hospitality and Business Management

Faculty Position in Hospitality Business Management
Carson College of Business
School of Hospitality Business Management
Washington State University Vancouver

Washington State University Vancouver and the Carson College of Business invite applications for two (2) full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Hospitality Business Management (HBM) to begin August 16, 2018 at the rank of assistant professor.

Required Qualifications: Candidates must:

  1. A PhD in business with a concentration in HBM or closely related field from an AASCB accredited institution or similarly recognized international program by hire date.
  2. Demonstrate ability to teach HBM courses, with a record of excellence in teaching and teaching effectiveness with a minimum of 9 months’ experience.
  3. Demonstrate record of research published in, and/or current research targeted toward, top-tier journals in hospitality and tourism.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference is for candidates who demonstrate:

  1. Experience teaching lower and upper division HBM courses.
  2. Relevant industry experience to support teaching and service, particularity in the lodging and/or tourism industries.
  3. Community outreach. Connecting our students with local employers and internships or coordinating our HBM program with community and employers.
  4. Proven ability to work effectively in a collegial environment with faculty, staff, and students, and with individuals and groups from a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies. The knowledge and ability to contribute to the equity and diversity mission as demonstrated by the submission of a statement on contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Position Duties: Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Teaching four (4) undergraduate courses, and/or graduate courses per year (may be assigned in fall, spring, or summer) in the area of hospitality business management. Method of teaching courses includes face-to-face in Vancouver, online, and via streaming to Everett, Pullman, Tri-Cities campuses. Some travel to other campuses may be required.
  2. Conducting scholarly research and producing publications in top-tier hospitality journals.
  3. Serving on internal committees with other WSU faculty, external teaching partners, regional boards, community entities, and academic discipline.

Compensation and Support:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; benefits are competitive; the retirement system is TIAA/CREF.

General Information:
As a campus of Washington State University, WSU Vancouver is an integral part of a Tier-1 Research institution. Our campus is located on a 351-acre site and we serve regional commuter students, many of whom are first-in-family to attend college. As the only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is located in the 4th largest city in the state of Washington and within the 23rd largest U.S. metropolitan area (>2,200,000 residents). Vancouver is known for its mild climate, access to outdoor recreation, and is adjacent to the Columbia River and Portland, Oregon. Business faculty at all WSU campuses are part of the Carson College of Business, which offers AACSB accredited programs at undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels (Ph.D. programs are taught on the Pullman campus).

To Apply:
Application materials are posted online at www.wsujobs.com. Click on “search jobs” and filter by using employee type (faculty) and the location (Vancouver).

Screening of applications will begin October 22, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The online application will require the following:

For information regarding the application process, please contact, Human Resource department at: diane.laya@wsu.edu

For information regarding this position, contact Dr. Debra Sanders, Search Committee Chair at: dsanders@wsu.edu

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509.-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.