Posting Number: F00284
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Department: Hotel & Restaurant Management:H0408
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management has an opening for an Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in legal practices, human resources, and/or strategic management. The University of Houston is a major, public, comprehensive research university situated in the fourth largest city in the United States. The College is one of the leading hospitality and tourism programs in the world. It is located in a world-class facility, which contains extensive laboratories, library, convention space and a hotel.
Responsibilities:Teach hospitality law and human resource management courses at the undergraduate level and graduate level
Publish within the top-tier hospitality and tourism journals
Serve on college committees as assigned
Other duties as assigned by the administration
The College is seeking to identify successful candidates with strong research and teaching skills. A candidate should identify their research and teaching areas in a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a copy of a recent publication(s) if available.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
Qualifications:This position requires an earned doctorate in hospitality or a business-related field.
Must have a focused research area and have demonstrated the ability to lead research projects to publication in top-tier journals.
Two years hospitality and/or tourism teaching experience at the community college and/or university level preferred.
Management experience, such as employee recruitment, hiring, training, and supervision, in the hospitality/tourism industry preferred.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate.
All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.
Desired Employee Start Date: 09/01/2017