Assistant/Associate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism, tenure-track

Ohio University in Ohio

Date Posted August 5, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Assistant/Associate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism, tenure-track
Institution: Ohio University
Location: Athens, OH
Application due: Open until filled
Type: Full Time

The Patton College of Education is hiring an Associate/Assistant Professor – Hospitality and Tourism 9 Month Academic Year, Tenure Track.

Teach undergraduate courses in Hospitality and Tourism. Involvement in developing a master’s hospitality and tourism major.
Conduct scholarship in area of expertise and disseminate research in peer-reviewed journals and at professional conferences. Lead collaborative and experiential student learning activities including online instruction and web-based course development. Participate in committee work and professional organizations. Advise students. Serve as thesis director. Maintain contacts with industry and educational partners. We seek a candidate who is committed to working with students and colleagues from diverse populations. May have opportunities for Chairing the Department of Human and Consumer Sciences.

Minimum qualifications:
Ph.D. required by the time of the appointment. One degree must be in hospitality. Specialization courses in culinary, food and beverage service required. Industry experience (i.e., restaurants, resorts, country clubs, hotels) required. Post secondary teaching experience strongly preferred. Ability to teach food and beverage/hospitality graduate and undergraduate courses desired.
Please complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include a letter of application, vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three people to be contacted for references.
A teaching and research presentation will be required of applicants who are invited to interview.
For full consideration apply by October 19, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.
All inquiries may be addressed to:
Dr. Beth VanDerveer, Interim Chair
Ohio University
Department of Human and Consumer Sciences
Grover Center E160
Athens, OH 45701
Telephone: (740) 593-2880
Online application form:

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.