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Assistant Professor, Hospitality, Analytics

Boston University
Boston University, Boston
Based on Experience
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Boston University invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor position in the School of Hospitality Administration (SHA).

One Assistant Professor specializing in hospitality analytics. As an industry, hospitality increasingly relies on the ability to harness data across a variety of functions: operations, marketing, experience management, revenue management, and strategy, among others. The ideal candidate must be able to teach courses in and conduct research in hospitality analytics. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate a willingness to develop innovative courses in analytics in specialized domains, for example hospitality real estate analytics.

Required Skills

Qualifications: Candidates for the Assistant Professor position should have earned doctoral degrees in applied statistics, business analytics, or a related field. Experience and/or demonstrated interest in the hospitality industry is highly desirable. Evidence of effective teaching and potential for high quality research required. Candidates should be able to teach related courses. Experience in working with federal grants, international exposure and work experience are highly desired.


Assistant Professors are expected to teach, conduct, and actively publish peer-reviewed scholarly research, as well as participate in professional and university service.

All faculty members are expected to develop connections with industry professionals and to continuously update their expertise through industry consulting and scholarly activities. Faculty members are also expected to advise individual students and student groups, and to participate in school and university service activities.

School Profile: The School of Hospitality Administration at Boston University  is a specialized business program focused on the hospitality sector, especially the hotel and restaurant industries, with a solid liberal arts foundation, with approximately three hundred students enrolled. SHA is part of a major research university, located in a cosmopolitan city with world-class academic institutions and a vibrant hospitality sector. With a core focus on lodging and accommodations as well as restaurant and food & Beverage. We continue to push the limits of the definition of “hospitality” to include senior living, retail, sports, workplace - areas in which the element of human interaction provides memorable experiences. 

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman and of our record of inclusiveness. The School of Hospitality Administration includes diversity as one of five strategic goals. We are dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students and are committed to the pursuit of hospitality research, innovation, and advancement by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.


Application: This appointment will begin in Fall 2023. Application deadline is 10/1/22, or until the position is filled. SHA believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. Please send curriculum vitae and contact information for three academic references (Including name, telephone number, mailing address, and email address). Electronic submission is preferred. Questions regarding the position may be directed to chair search committee at Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please make a note of which position you are interested in applying.

Chair, Faculty Search Committee

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration

928 Commonwealth Avenue

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location - Boston, United States

Position Type - Full-Time/Regular

Salary Grade - Based on experience


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