Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Hospitality Business Management

at University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, United States

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Job No: 500523
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 the Department of Hospitality Business Management starting 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

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Job Posting: 1215701

Posted On: Nov 20, 2023

Updated On: Dec 08, 2023

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