The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics ( AAE ) at the
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental
Sciences invites applications for tenure track assistant professor
in Hospitality and Food Industry Management. The initial
appointment for the position will be approximately 70% instruction
and 30% extension.
The Hospitality and Food Industry Management major is the one of
the fastest growing programs at University of Georgia and within
the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The program
engages with various on-campus facilities such as the UGA Center
for Continuing Education and Hotel, State Botanical Garden of
Georgia, UGA Golf Course, UGA Sanford Stadium, and UGA Dining
Services for internships, experiential learning activities, and
faculty and student research.
- Teach a range of undergraduate courses in hospitality and food
industry management. However, preference will be given to
individuals who can instruct one or more of the following courses:
Hospitality Finance, Hospitality Economics, Hospitality Law,
Hospitality Human Resources, and/or Hospitality Revenue
- Coordinate student internship placements.
- Assist with recruitment, retention, and placement efforts.
- Effectively interact with the staff of the Georgia Center (a
200-room/suite conference center located on campus) in providing a
“hands-on” component to the curriculum.
- Develop programmatic relationships with industry-related
organizations and businesses in collaboration with UGA Cooperative
- Work cooperatively with administrators, faculty, students, and
- Perform scholarly activities and services appropriate for the
The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment with summer
funding support for coordinating student internship placements.
Salary commensurate with qualifications. The start-up package is
Special Instructions to Applicants
APPLICATION MATERIALS :
(1) a letter of application
including a description of academic qualifications and experience;
(2) curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching and service
experience (if any); (4) graduate school transcripts; and (5) names
and contact information for three professional references.
The position posting is open until filled, but the application
review will start on November 19, 2022. Start date: August 1,
Nominations, questions and/or other inquiries should be directed to
John Salazar, Search Committee Chair, email email@example.com, or
phone at 706-542-0769
Assistant Professor in Hospitality and Food Industry
CAES Ag & Applied Economics
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College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Department of
Agricultural and Applied Economics.
The University of Georgia is located in Athens, a vibrant community
renowned for music and arts as well as collegiate athletics.
Outdoor activities are popular year-round and the bustling urban
center of Atlanta, located 65 miles west of Athens, offers all of
the amenities of a world class city. The main campus is
approximately 60 miles from the Blue Ridge Mountains and 185 miles
from the coast. The University of Georgia, is a Research I,
land-grant institution in the University System of Georgia. Founded
in 1785, the University of Georgia is the largest and most
comprehensive educational institution in the state. UGA has
approximately 35,200 undergraduates and has been ranked by U.S.
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Academic (9 mo.)
An earned doctorate.
At least one graduate degree in hospitality or closely related
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or
- Two years of managerial experience in hotels/restaurants.
- Membership and participation in relevant professional
Demonstrated ability to make scholarly contributions to the
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security, personnel records, patient records, or access to
chemicals and medications)
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