Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism

Indiana University Kokomo
Indiana, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 15, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Description/Primary Responsibilities:  The School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track, full time, 10-month faculty position in Hospitality and Tourism. It will be at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Successful candidates will participate in curriculum development and building the Hospitality and Tourism program housed within the School.  The position requires a candidate with an extensive understanding and notable experience in the hotel and lodging industry, convention and meeting management, and special events planning. 


Minimum Qualifications:  Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Hospitality and Tourism or a closely related field, but ABD will be considered.  Candidates must have the potential to be an excellent teacher dedicated to student learning, active researcher publishing in refereed journals, and participating member of the university, professional, and local communities.  Preference will be given to candidates with professional work experience, a record of excellent teaching, and a record of peer-reviewed intellectual contributions.


Salary (Annual/Academic Year):  The position commands a peer-competitive salary with excellent Indiana University benefits.


Starting Date:  August 2021


Application Procedure:  The application file should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, copies of any recent student evaluations of instruction and other evidence of teaching effectiveness if available, a copy of the graduate transcript, and contact information for three references.  To apply, electronically upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, copies of any recent student evaluations of instruction, other evidence of teaching effectiveness if available, a copy of the graduate transcript, and contact information for at least three references to   If you have any questions, please contact Terri  Butler,, School of Business, Indiana University Kokomo, 2300 S. Washington St., Kokomo, IN 46904-9003, Phone: (765) 455-9275, Fax: (765) 455-9348. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check mandated by the state. 


One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo, is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of about 57,000. Committed to student success, the campus serves approximately 3,230 students from a 14-county area in north-central Indiana. IU Kokomo has around 260 full-time faculty and staff. Associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees are offered. Additional information about Indiana University Kokomo can be accessed at Persons with disabilities who need assistance to participate in this application process should contact the Office of Affirmative Action at 765-455-9316. 


Indiana University Kokomo seeks faculty skilled at working with members of diverse cultures and committed to preparing students to be engaged members of an increasingly diverse society.


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Application review will begin on March 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.  Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX.