Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
19 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9712/J1816

Job Description

Boston University invites applications for two faculty positions in the School of Hospitality Administration (SHA).  We have needs in accounting, revenue management, lodging, real estate, and human resources.  The positions come with the academic rank of Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management and are non-tenure track.

Qualifications: Candidates should have earned doctoral degree in Hospitality Management or a related field.  Evidence of effective teaching and potential for high quality research required. The candidate should be able to teach related courses.  International exposure, significant hospitality work experience, and extensive hospitality industry contacts are highly desired.

Expectations: All faculty members are expected to teach, conduct and actively publish peer-reviewed scholarly research, as well as participate in professional and university service. Faculty members are expected to develop connections with industry professionals and to continuously update their expertise through industry consulting and scholarly activities. Faculty members are also expected to advise individual students and student groups, and to participate in school and university service activities.

School Profile: The School of Hospitality Administration at Boston University is a specialized business program focused on the hospitality sector, especially the hotel and restaurant industries, with a solid liberal arts foundation, with approximately 400 students enrolled.  SHA is part of a major research university, located in a cosmopolitan city with world-class academic institutions and a vibrant hospitality sector.

Required Skills


Application: This appointment will begin in Fall 2017.  Application deadline is 1/15/2017, or until the position is filled. Please send curriculum vitae and contact information for three academic references (including name, telephone number, mailing address, and email address).  Electronic submission is preferred.  Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Peter Szende at

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Dr. Peter Szende

Chair, Faculty Search Committee

Boston University

School of Hospitality Administration

928 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215 USA

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular