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The Rosen College of Hospitality Management (RCHM) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks qualified faculty to join the Department of Tourism, Events and Attractions. Multiple 9-month, full-time, tenure-earning assistant professor, and tenured associate professor or professor positions are being filled. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the credentials, background, and experience of the candidates. All positions have an expected start date of August 8, 2023.
The selected candidates will develop and instruct various courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the field of entertainment management. All aspects of entertainment management are to be considered although expertise in one or more of the following are highly desirable: digital marketing and social media; entertainment technologies; electronic gaming; entrepreneurship and the entertainment industry; virtual forms of entertainment; the music industry and management of the performing arts. Incumbents will participate in university, college, and department committees; maintain liaisons with appropriate professional groups and industry partners; establish a strong research program and actively publish in appropriate journals.
A Ph.D. in Hospitality/Tourism, Business, Event, or Entertainment Management or a related field from an accredited institution by the time of appointment.
To obtain tenure upon hire, the selected candidate must have a demonstrated record of teaching, research, and service commensurate with rank.
A demonstrated record of research resulting in publications in highly rated journals. A record of teaching and service that is current and consistent with UCF standards and aspirations.
Expertise in one or more of the following are highly desirable:
- Digital marketing and social media. Entertainment technologies. Electronic gaming. Entrepreneurship and the entertainment industry. Virtual forms of entertainment. The music industry and management of the performing arts.
Additional Application Materials Required:
UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities website: https://ucf.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Assistant-Professor--Associate-Professor--or-Professor--Entertainment-Management_R102719
In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a list with contact information for three (3) professional references.
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Job Close Date:
Open until filled
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Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:
- Benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending accounts, and an Employee Assistance Program. Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays. Retirement savings options. Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando area attractions. Education assistance. Flexible work environment.
And more…For more benefits information, go to ‘Prospective Employees’ on the UCF Human Resources website (https://hr.ucf.edu/)