The Hospitality Management (HM) Program at the University of Missouri invites applications for a faculty position for Assistant Teaching Professor in Lodging Management. The Hospitality Management Program, with 450+ students, is one of the largest programs in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources with professional tracks in Food & Beverage Management, Lodging Management, and Conference & Event Management and Sport Venue Management. Our program also offers Masters and Ph.D. degree programs (for details, please visit the website: http://hospitality.missouri.edu). Responsibilities include teaching in lodging management and other hospitality management related courses; recruiting & advising undergraduate students; increasing visibility of the program, and locating & developing internship opportunities. Research activities are encouraged. The position is benefit-eligible, professional (non-tenure) track, academic appointment, and salary commensurate with qualifications. The MU campus, with approximately 35,000 students, is in a beautiful university town of 100,000, and Columbia offers many amenities including outstanding public schools, great health care facilities, clean environment, rich recreational and cultural activities, and easy access to St. Louis and Kansas City.
Applicants must have a combination of education and experience in lodging management, hospitality management, or related business field. Terminal degree at time of appointment is preferred, however applicants with substantial prior experience will be considered. Prior college teaching and curriculum development experience is desired.
To apply for this position use the online application. Be prepared to upload a letter of interest, transcripts from all college coursework, the names and contact information for three professional references, and a curriculum vitae or resume. For additional information about the position, please contact Tammy Cunningham at firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. Today, MU is a $2.1 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one: It's a major land-grant institution with ...a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. The state’s most comprehensive university, MU offers more than 300 degree programs through 19 colleges and schools and is one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. Mizzou What is Mizzou? Learn about the history and traditions behind the name Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with 35,000 students from every county in Missouri, every state in the nation and 120 countries. The favorite classroom for the best and brightest, Mizzou attracts more valedictorians, Curators Scholars and Bright Flight Scholars than any other college or university in Missouri. Twenty-six percent of MU freshmen come from the top 10 percent of their high school classes. MU’s nationally prominent faculty bring discoveries into the classroom, publish more than 1,600 books and scholarly articles each year and spend about $235 million annually on scientific research; they account for 70 percent of the research dollars flowing to Missouri public universities. Ninety-two percent of full-time, ranked faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field.