Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management

St. Augustine, Florida, United States
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Job description

The Hospitality and Tourism Management program at Flagler College invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2018. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Hospitality, Tourism, or closely related discipline (or have a documented completion date prior to appointment) and demonstrate commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students. Teaching and/or industry experience in two or more of the following areas is required: hotel management, lodging operations, hospitality finance and accounting, marketing and sales, guest services management, human resources, and resort/club administration. Candidates should be eager to engage students in high-impact experiential learning and possess a genuine desire for interdisciplinary involvement on- and off-campus. Preference will be given to candidates who are motivated to mentor and develop students toward achieving their passions.

Candidates should provide evidence of excellence in teaching, an active professional agenda, and examples of potential courses. The teaching load is four classes per semester. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with rank and experience.

Flagler College is a small, private, independent residential college, located in historic St. Augustine, Florida, the birthplace of hospitality and tourism in the Sunshine State. The centerpiece of campus is the historic Hotel Ponce de Leon, now Ponce Hall, a magnificent historic hotel built by Henry Flagler in 1888. The mission of Flagler College is to educate and prepare students for productive careers, graduate and professional studies, and informed, responsible citizenship. The Hospitality and Tourism Management program enriches that mission by extending Mr. Flagler’s legacy of hospitality through educating today’s students and developing tomorrow’s industry leaders.

How to apply

A complete application will include a letter of application (cover letter), curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of transcripts, examples of syllabi, and contact information for three references (include name, email address and telephone number).

THESE REFERENCES WILL ONLY BE CONTACTED IF YOU PROGRESS TO “TELEPHONE INTERVIEW” OR “SEMI-FINALIST” STATUS.

Completed applications must be received no later than Friday, November 10, 2017 for full consideration.

Flagler College students take advantage of an engaging curriculum of carefully selected majors and minors. This is done purposefully to maintain quality programing. We value the size of our student body and encourage partnerships and the development of personal relationships among faculty, staff and students.