The Professor of Practice in Hospitality and Tourism will serve as a faculty member for the Department of Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the University's mission by teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, leading student organizations in the area of hospitality and tourism, communicating with external stakeholders to promote the program, and secure internships and employment for students.
The position will report to the Chair of the Department of Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain and also work with the Dean on external engagement opportunities. Candidates for this 9-month position should be individuals who have made contributions to fields related to the appointment and qualify for a professor of practice position. The individual must possess credentials and/or experience that merit an appointment in the area of hospitality and tourism. Experience in building relationships within and among organizations is required.
The review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete an online application and submit the following items: a cover letter detailing their interest and qualifications for the position, curriculum vita with a minimum of 2 references who will be contacted.
The College of Business and Technology (CBAT) at East Tennessee State University is AACSB accredited. The CBAT employs approximately 100 full-time faculty members and serves over 2800 students. Undergraduate concentrations include accounting, computing, digital media, economics and finance, engineering, engineering technology, surveying, interior architecture, management, marketing, supply chain, and military science. Graduate programs include an MBA, an MS degree in Digital Marketing, an MFA in Digital Media, and MS degrees in Technology, Computer Science, and, Information Systems.
The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. The official workday is 7.5 hours, which includes a one-hour lunch/meal break. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including:
Paid time off & leave
17 paid holidays
Health and life insurance
Access to University facilities and services and much more!
ETSU is committed to ensuring that our students, faculty, and staff are valued and work in an environment of openness and acceptance. ETSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work individuals perform in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employees must be able to perform the position's essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
Job Category: Faculty
20+ years of professional leadership experience in areas relevant to the position's requirements.
Experience developing and building relationships among organizations
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.