Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Hospitality Business Management

at University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) – Hospitality Business Management

Job no: 500523

College / VP Area:Lerner College Business & Econ

Work type: Faculty

Location: Newark

Categories: Hospitality Business Management, Full Time

Position Announcement

Assistant Professor in Hospitality Business Management

University of Delaware

Lerner College of Business and Economics

Department of Hospitality Business Management

The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in theDepartment of Hospitality Business Managementstarting in Fall 2024. Successful candidates will demonstrate the drive and vision to maintain an innovative, cutting-edge, and internationally recognized research program in the lodging and/or event management sectors of the hospitality industry. In addition, candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants should have an interest and expertise in the lodging and/or event management sectors of the hospitality industry. The preferred candidate will be very strong in quantitative research methods, have an established scholarship agenda and have the ability to publish in top-tier journals in hospitality and tourism. Applicants must hold a doctorate in the hospitality and tourism field or related area, have the ability to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and advise Ph.D. students. Ideal applicants should have completed their Ph.D.’s or be ABDs with graduation dates on or before the Spring of 2024. Candidates with rigorous research potential to publish in top-tier journals are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary, benefits, and support are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The department has two undergraduate majors, Hospitality and Event Experience Management (operational focus) and Hospitality Industry Management (analytical focus), an M.S. in Hospitality Business Management, and a Ph.D. in Hospitality Business Analytics. The program has been highly ranked in hospitality and tourism management education. Our facilities include the on-campus Courtyard by Marriott and the Vita Nova student-operated gourmet fine-dining restaurant. To learn more about the department and our faculty please visit

An innovative leader in research and teaching, the University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy with a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and the latest in advanced technology. With external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support. Enhanced by state-of-the-art facilities, research is conducted across all seven colleges and numerous interdisciplinary institutes and centers. The main campus in Newark, Delaware, provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast.

Candidates should apply online and include a CV, a one-page research program/agenda summary, three references, and up to two articles (published or manuscripts) to the site. Letters of reference will be solicited upon application submission.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Joanne Yoo ( or 302-831-6077)

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members and women. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

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Job Posting: JC250852330

Posted On: Nov 08, 2023

Updated On: Feb 20, 2024

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