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The Position is for Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice and will begin August 2018. Applications will be reviewed based on the candidate's record of, or potential for, teaching across a broad range of topics with a primary focus on international business in hospitality and tourism. This position is in support of the third theme of the Pamplin College of Business Strategic Plan, which focuses on the following: (1) business intelligence, (2) innovation through entrepreneurship, and (3) international business. We encourage candidates, in their letters of application, to articulate specifically how their work and teaching experience will contribute to international business in hospitality and tourism management. Applicants will also need to have the ability to work effectively in a collegial environment. The selected individual will teach undergraduate courses, assist with career advising and industry relations, serve in an advising capacity for student clubs and associations, and serve on departmental and college committees. Additional summer school and winter session teaching may be available.
At minimum, a Master's degree in a Hospitality and Tourism Management related field or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with extensive professional experience in hospitality and tourism is required.
Candidates with extensive international networks in the industry are preferred.
Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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