University of Alabama — Assistant Professor in Hospitality Management

College of Human Environmental Sciences
Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management

Applications are now being accepted for an
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in Hospitality Management
9-month Tenure-Track Position – Start Date 8/15/2022

The Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management, a growing Department with a thriving faculty, seeks to fill a position in Hospitality Management. The Hospitality Management program offers 4 concentrations: (1) Hotel/Lodging, (2) Food & Beverage, (3) Meetings Management, (4) Sport, Entertainment, & Event Management.The Department is one of five in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama.

The University of Alabama is ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation with a focus on research, teaching, and service, and it is one of the most beautiful college campuses in America. The University is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars and is the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. The University and the Department are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive learning and work environment for our students, faculty and staff.

Qualifications:  Applicants should have experience in the hospitality industry, evidence of research productivity, and the ability to teach at the collegiate level. Lodging or event management expertise is preferred. 

  • PhD required in Hospitality Management or related field.
  • Must have completed at least 18 hours of graduate level hospitality courses.

Responsibilities:  Research, teaching and service to articulate the mission of the University including:

  • Conduct research to advance the Hospitality and Tourism disciplines.
  • Seek external grant funding.
  • Teach courses as needed at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Recruit, mentor, and advise students.
  • Serve on Department, College, and University committees.

Application Deadline:  January 15, 2022

Application Procedure:  

  • Complete application on-line at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu    
  • Applications must include the following:  
    • Cover letter including a diversity statement to further The University of Alabama’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Transcripts of graduate coursework
    • Teaching philosophy (1 page)
    • Research Philosphy (1 page)
    • List of three professional references including their qualifications as the referrent
  • For further information contact:  Dr. Kimberly Severt at ksevert@ches.ua.edu  

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Education Opportunity Institution that actively seeks diversity among its employees.

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