Assistant/Associate Professor of Global Hospitality

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 05, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professor of Global Hospitality

Position Number: F00229P
Position Type: Faculty
Position Category: Fulltime Faculty
Driver Classification: Non Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Academic Affairs/Provost
Department: College of Health Sciences
Unit: Applied Human Sciences
Contact Person: Dr. Dana Bush
Funding Source: Institutional

About the College/Department:

Position Summary:
The Department of Applied Human Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University is excited to launch a new online bachelor's degree in Global Hospitality and Tourism with concentrations in Gastronomic Tourism and Sustainable Hospitality. The degree will include courses in socio-cultural hospitality, universal sustainable design, multigenerational programming, global hospitality law, sustainable hospitality, history & culture of wine, and bourbon, beer, & spirits as well as opportunities for internships and study abroad experiences. Responsibilities of faculty include teaching, scholarly activity, and service to the university, community and profession. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must have a doctoral degree from a NECHE, MSCHE, HLC, NWCCU, SACSCOC, WSCUC, or ACCJC accredited or internationally recognized institution in hospitality, tourism, or a closely related field.

Desired Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have experience in curriculum development, practicum supervision, program coordination and online instruction. Successful work experience in global hospitality or tourism, gastronomic tourism development, or sustainable hospitality practices is desired. The committee also seeks candidates with evidence of successful community engagement and collaboration with individuals from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds.

Posting Number: F00229P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 02/05/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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