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Assistant/Associate Professor - Hotel and Lodging

Texas Tech University
Texas, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Aug 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Application Due: Review of applications will begin August 1, 2021 (or until filled)

Type: Nine months, Tenure-track appointment

Position Availability: September 1, 2022 (negotiable)

Salary: Competitive, based on qualifications


Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Hospitality and Tourism Management, or closely related field. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the ability to publish in leading academic journals, possess relevant teaching and industry experience, as well as the ability to seek and generate external funding. Preference given to those with demonstrated hotel and lodging industry experience and the demonstrated ability to teach hotel/lodging-related courses at the university level. Experience with revenue management is preferred. Experience working with diverse student populations is highly desirable.  Desirable to have experience with multiple modes of course delivery (ie. online, hybrid, etc.).


Teach hotel/lodging-related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Establish a focused research program in the hospitality and tourism field. Application and successful funding of internal and external grants. Participate in program development, and create and maintain strong industry relationships, especially with international partners.  Advise graduate students to completion of their degrees and engage in undergraduate research activities.  Provide service to the department, college, university, community, and profession as a whole.


Texas Tech University and HRM Department:

Over 40,000 students attend Texas Tech University on its 1,839 acre campus in Lubbock, Texas. As a comprehensive public research university, Texas Tech is committed to the creation, advancement, dissemination and preservation of knowledge. Hospitality and Retail Management is one of seven departments in the College of Human Sciences. Over 400 students study in the Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management and Retail Management programs. Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management has been selected as one of the founding programs of study at the Texas Tech University campus in Costa Rica. Classes began in Fall 2018 and the first cohort of students will graduate in 2022. Opportunities to teach and travel to the campus are open to all faculty in the department. Texas Tech University is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).



Apply at Create an account and submit your application for requisition number 24195BR.  Include a letter of application (articulating the qualifications for the position, including industry and teaching experience), resume, copy of transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon appointment), and the contact information (name, address, telephone number, and email address) of three references.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action:

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities and dual-career couples.


For additional information contact

Dr. Robert Paul Jones     (806-742-3068 or 

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