Rochester Institute of Technology — Tenure Track Faculty, Hospitality Management

Tenure Track Faculty
7184BR
Saunders College of Business
SCB International Hospitality and Service Innovation

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track
Faculty Discipline:
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date:

Detailed Job Description
The department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation at the Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for the Assistant / Associate Professor of Hospitality Management. The candidate will be teaching and conducting research and service in the following areas of hospitality: real estate development, asset management, revenue management, financing of hospitality investments, franchising, and related fields. We're seeking an individual who has the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and establish a strong research agenda in their area of specialty. Additionally, the Assistant/ Associate Professor should have the ability to actively engage with the hospitality investment community, alumni, and relevant professional organizations. Applicants should have the skills to actively engage and mentor students and work collaboratively with faculty across the department, college, and university.

The candidate should have a specific interest on hospitality real estate development (i.e. investment, development, and monitoring of hotels, restaurants, event venues, tourist theme parks, and attractions, etc). Preferred qualifications include industry experience in one or more of the following areas: commercial real estate (focused on the hospitality industry), private equity, asset management, revenue management, wealth management, investment banking, development of hospitality properties (at a corporate level), or related area.

This position is a 9-month tenure-track appointment with a start date of August 2023. Review of applications will begin on September 2022 and continue until the position is filled. We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.The department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation at the Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for the Assistant / Associate Professor of Hospitality Management. The candidate will be teaching and conducting research and service in the following areas of hospitality: real estate development, asset management, revenue management, financing of hospitality investments, franchising, and related fields. We're seeking an individual who has the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and establish a strong research agenda in their area of specialty. Additionally, the Assistant/ Associate Professor should have the ability to actively engage with the hospitality investment community, alumni, and relevant professional organizations. Applicants should have the skills to actively engage and mentor students and work collaboratively with faculty across the department, college, and university.

Department/College Description
THE COLLEGE/ DEPARTMENT:
The Saunders College of Business is served by 68 full-time faculty members who value collegiality and teamwork. The college is accredited by AACSB International and offers a bachelor’s degree in business with nine different majors including Hospitality Management. Graduate programs include an MBA, executive MBA, and several Master of Science programs including a Master’s in Hospitality Business Management (online). The college will host its first Ph.D. class in the Fall of 2023. The Saunders College of Business is ranked among the top 100 business schools in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.

A successful candidate will join the department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation (IHSI). As one of the first programs of its kind in the nation, the IHIS department has an extensive network of successful alumni in various segments of the hospitality industry. The department offers an undergraduate major in hospitality management as well as several minors. A relaunched online Master of Science program in Hospitality Business focuses on higher level skills to prepare graduates to take positions in real estate, hospitality investment analysis, asset management, franchising, development of hospitality properties, as well as senior level management positions in hospitality firms.

THE UNIVERSITY:
Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • A doctorate (Ph.D.) in Hospitality Management, Business, Finance, Real Estate, or related field. The Ph.D. must be granted by an AACSB-accredited or equivalent institution. ABD candidates will be considered provided they complete their dissertation by August 14, 2023.
  • Evidence of effective teaching
  • Published scholarly articles relevant to the area of specialty
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
  • Additionally, candidates for associate professor must have a proven record of scholarly research, evidence of teaching excellence and strong service experience.

Required Minimum Education Level
PhD

Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution

How To Apply
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 7184BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at:
Dr. Muhammet Kesgin
Search Committee Chair
Associate Professor
International Hospitality and Service Innovation
Saunders College of Business
mkesgin@saunders.rit.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications submitted before October 31, 2022 will receive priority consideration. Only applications submitted through the Rochester Institute of Technology online will be considered. Interviews will be conducted until the position is filled.

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Additional Details

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.jeid-8289d0ca18bd6b4a97a70f39ff5b6852

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