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Assistant Professor - Hospitality Management
DATE:   9/13/2012
JOB TITLE:   Assistant Professor - Hospitality Management
JOB STATUS:   FT
FLSA STATUS:   Exempt
WORK LOCATION:   St. Vincent Hall
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Dean, College of Hospitality and Tourism Management
DEPARTMENT:   College of Hospitality and Tourism Management
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs

SUMMARY:
The College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University is currently accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant professor position to teach in various aspects of hospitality management beginning in Fall 2013.  Applications must have the ability and expertise to teach in two or more of these areas:  Organizational behavior/management and leadership, hotel/resort development, human resources, resort and spa management, and strategic management.

Candidates must provide evidence of strong teaching skills and demonstrate research ability. It is desirable for the candidate to possess some breadth in their teaching expertise.  Industry work experience or evidence of collaboration with Industry is highly desirable.  Candidate must hold at least one undergraduate or graduate degree in hospitality management or business AND a doctoral degree in an applicable discipline from an accredited institutions.  Applications from individuals at the doctoral degree completion stage are welcomed.  Recent or soon to be doctoral graduates are encouraged to apply.

The colleges encourages curricular innovation.  Successful applicants will have the ability to shape the curriculum in new ways, taking advantage of the College's unique relationship with Industry.  The successful candidate will also be expected to support a collegial work environment, engage in scholarly and practical research, advise undergraduate students, provide service to the University, College, Industry, and community, and serve as an example of the College's Code of Professionalism.  Funding is available for research support, faculty internships, conference presentations, and participation in a range of international programs.  The College's Hospitality Training and Research center offers unique opportunities for faculty.

The College of Hospitality and Tourism Management is ACHPA accredited and one of only four colleges at Niagara University. It is a nationally ranked program. Founded in 1856, Niagara University is a founding member of The Leading Hotel Schools of the World; offered the world’s first Bachelor’s degree in tourism; and has tripled its enrollment since 2000 to over 425 undergraduate students. In 2001 the home of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management underwent a $13 million renovation to include new faculty offices, fully mediated classrooms, a dedicated computer lab with a wide range of software, and the addition of a new teaching kitchen and dining room. Since 2000 the College has been the recipient of numerous private foundation grants. Niagara University is located in a beautiful tourist setting in Lewiston, New York overlooking Canada and the gorge of the Niagara River, just north of Niagara Falls, USA. Niagara University is committed to providing a student-centered focus via interactive, caring and supportive faculty.



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