Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management

The University of Mississippi in Mississippi

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 13, 2012
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Job Description: The Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management in the School of Applied Sciences offers a B.S. in Hospitality Management, a B.S. in Dietetics and Nutrition, and a M.S. in Food and Nutrition Services. Detailed information, including faculty and instructional programs is available at:

Job Responsibilities: Responsibilities for the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise, publishing research, pursuing external support and funding, advising undergraduate and graduate majors, pursuing external relationships with industry, and serving on departmental and university committees. Areas of expertise in hospitality should include some of the following: marketing, human resources, strategic management, accounting/finance, food service management, and lodging.

Requirements: Doctoral degree in Hospitality Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Food Service Management, or closely related field. ABDs will be considered but doctorate must be completed prior to start date. Applicants should include in their application materials a description of any their work experience, if any, in the hospitality industry.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled or until an adequate applicant pool is established.

Starting Date: Start date is negotiable, however, preferred date is August 1, 2012. Interested applicants must apply online at: Contact information for five professional references should accompany your current vitae, transcripts, and cover letter highlighting your academic expertise, professional and industry accomplishments, research focus, and teaching experience).

Contact: Dr. Jim Taylor, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management
108 Lenoir Hall, University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677, Phone: (662) 915-1538, FAX: (662) 915-7039, Email:

The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA//ADEA/Title VI/Title IX Section 504 employer.

How To Apply

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