California State University, San Bernardino — Hospitality Management – Assistant Professor Tenure Track Palm Desert Campus

Hospitality Management – Assistant Professor Tenure Track Palm Desert Campus
California State University, San Bernardino

The Department of Marketing at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) invites applications for a tenure-track position subject to funding. Rank is open with Assistant Professor preferred, beginning August 2020. Primary teaching assignment will be at the Palm Desert campus and may include teaching at the San Bernardino campus.

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: Emphasis in hospitality management with the ability to teach such courses in hotel operations, service management, event management, tourism management, revenue management and technology-related topics such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Hotel Operations Tactics and Strategy (HOTS) simulation.

The successful candidate will join an intellectually stimulating and innovative academic environment that embraces diversity. The incumbent must have demonstrated teaching excellence and an ability to integrate technology into classroom instruction. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of a breadth of hospitality practices as well as critical theory. New faculty are encouraged to develop and participate in activities and meetings that support the University's and The Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration's strategic plan.

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students, and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB's commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration (JHBC), which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), consists of five academic departments: Accounting and Finance, Information and Decision Science, Management, Marketing and Public Administration.

Typical Activities
The incumbent is expected to provide innovative and cutting-edge teaching at the undergraduate and master's level and evidence or the potentional for a strong publication record in hospitality management and/or a promising stream of research. It is also expected that the successful candidate will play an active role in maintaining and developing student engagement in the hospitality management curriculum, oversee internships, advise students in the various concentrations offered by the department, and serve on department, college, and university-wide committees.We are seeking candidates who have a passion for working with the Director in developing the new Hospitality Management program, promoting a research environment within the Department, and supporting University, JHBC, and Marketing strategic goals, which include student success and partnerships with the community to enhance the social, economic, and cultural conditions of the region and beyond. Primary teaching assignment will be at the Palm Desert campus and may include teaching at the San Bernardino campus.
Minimum Qualifications
By the appointment date, candidates for this full-time position must possess an earned doctorate in Hospitality or closely-related field with coursework and publications in marketing. Industry experience is required.
Supplemental Information
SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience. The possibility to earn additional compensation through summer teaching and internal grants exists.

BENEFITS: Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits and support for moving expenses available.

To apply please submit the following required documents:

1) Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of application that includes statement on teaching philosophy and strategies, business experience, research/professional accomplishments and goals and impact or research activities, as well as description of any interest or experience in one of the University's five strategic plan areas 1) student success; 2) faculty and staff success; 3) stewarding resources; 4) community engagement; and 5) enhancing the campus identity.

3) Reference List – names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three referees.

4) Unofficial copies of all post-secondary degree transcripts.

5) A Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).

Formal review of applications will begin July 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. We will be attending the Internation Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) annual conference in New Orleans July 24-27, 2019.
Information regarding CSUSB's Department of Marketing can be found at If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096 – Revised July 21, 2017)

This position may be “Designated” under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

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