Assistant Professor, Hospitality Management
Family & Consumer Sciences
California State University, Long Beach 

Position Information:
Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Hospitality Management or closely related field with at least one graduate degree in a hospitality related field. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2024.
  • Specialization in food and beverage, events and/or hotel/lodging
  • At least three years of professional work experience in the hospitality industry
  • Demonstrated potential for undergraduate and/or graduate college level teaching
  • Demonstrated potential for developing a line of research, scholarly and/or creative activities, including peer-reviewed publication and presentations
  • Demonastrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Executive chef or managerial/administrative experience in food and beverage or events
  • Expertise in culinary arts, wine and/or mixology
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the college level
  • Active participation and demonstrated leadership in professional organizations and/or professional activities
  • Experience advising a diverse student population
  • Demonstrated competence in use of diverse teaching modalities (online, hybrid, experiential, lecture, labs, in class activities) to meet the needs of the diverse student population
  • Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in hospitality management [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof].
  • Participate in curriculum and program development and keep content current
  • Recruit and advise undergraduate and graduate students
  • Advance interdisciplinary collaboration as part of the commercial test kitchen
  • Serve on theses/directed project committees
  • Conduct a consistent program of research, scholarly and/or creative activities leading to publications and presentations
  • Promote collaborative relationships with the hospitality industry and local community
  • Actively participate in professional organizations related to the discipline
  • Actively participate in committee responsibilities at the program, department, college and university levels,
  • Participate on the advisory board for the program, partner institutions, and/or discipline related community or professional organizations, advise student organizations
  • Assume professional leadership responsibilities

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here: CSU Employee Benefits

How to Apply - Required Documentation:

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: Equity and Diversity Statement
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Name and contact information of three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding graduate and/or highest degree
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the CSULB online application

Requests for information and process should be addressed to:
Wendy Reiboldt, Ph.D., Department Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, California USA 90840-0501
01 (562) 985-8250

Employment Requirements
A background check (including a criminal records’ check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to [email protected].

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advertised: Sep 11, 2023 (11:00 PM) Pacific Daylight Time

Applications close: Open until filled


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