LOCATION: Colorado State University, Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources (HDNR), Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523-1480, (970) 491-6591
APPOINTMENT: Nine-month tenure track
The Masters of Tourism Management Program (MTM) in the Department of HDNR is an innovative program with both on-line and on-campus components. MTM is an interdisciplinary degree that blends a natural resource focus with the acquisition of business and hospitality skills. Efforts are currently underway to expand MTM to international offerings through partnerships with universities abroad. The Department of HDNR seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to join an already diverse faculty and enhance the Departmentís capabilities in teaching business management topics applied to the hospitality and tourism industry. The successful applicant will work closely with HDNR faculty in developing, administering, and enhancing the MTM program as well as the on-campus undergraduate tourism business management curriculum.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Required: 1) Ph.D. completed by August 2014 2) At least one advanced degree in an area related to hospitality, tourism, and/or business management.
HIGHLY DESIREABLE CRITERIA: 1) Demonstrated excellence in course development, teaching, and advising in topics related to hospitality/tourism business management; including but not limited to finance and accounting, entrepreneurship, marketing, legal and ethical issues of the business of tourism, entrepreneurship, and human resource management. 2) Demonstrated ability to develop an effective outreach/service program in areas related to this position. 3) Publications in refereed periodicals on issues related to tourism management. 4) Demonstrated ability to secure funding and build a successful research program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Develop and teach on-line and on-campus courses in business areas applied to hospitality and tourism management, both at the graduate and undergraduate level. 2) Advise undergraduate and graduate students. 3) Establish a successful program of research and scholarly activities in areas related to this position. 4) Participate in professional, university, and community service. 5) Advance the Departmentís commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and outreach with relevant programs, goals, and objectives.
SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFITS: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Sick leave per University policy, group health, life, dental, disability, and retirement benefits.
For full consideration send curriculum vita, transcripts (unofficial or official transcripts are acceptable) from all universities attended, examples of outlines from courses taught and/or developed, a list of four references with address, telephone, and e-mail information (PhD advisor appropriate), and a statement of interest that describes, in detail, your particular interest and expertise in the development and administration of on-line and on-campus hospitality/tourism business management courses, your potential for making connections with the tourism industry for the purposes of education and outreach, and your ability to take advantage of those connections in order to further your research program related to the academic emphasis of this position. Submit application materials electronically to: http://warnercnr.colostate.edu/employment-opportunities.html.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration submit applications by April 16, 2014. Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of HDNR. The position will begin August 2014. Direct questions to Dr. Alan Bright, search chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
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