Tenure Track Faculty

Name of School

Rochester Institute of Technology

Company Overview

Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at http://www.rit.edu .

Position Summary

The department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation at the Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for the Assistant / Associate Professor of Hospitality Management. The candidate will be teaching and conducting research and service the field of hospitality management. The department is open to multiple areas of specialty with special consideration given to individuals with expertise in: event management, event sales, event technologies, sports management, entertainment management, hospitality / service technology and related fields. We're seeking an individual who has the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and establish a strong research agenda in their area of specialty. Additionally, the Assistant/ Associate Professor should have the ability to actively engage with the hospitality industry, alumni, and relevant professional organizations. Applicants should have the skills to actively engage and mentor students and work collaboratively with faculty across the department, college, and university.

Preferred qualifications include industry experience in one or more area of hospitality management, events, sports, entertainment, hospitality technology, or related field.

This position is a 9-month tenure-track appointment with a start date of August 2025. Review of applications will begin in April 2024 and continue until the position is filled. We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

Required Qualifications

  • A doctorate (Ph.D.) in Hospitality Management, Business, or related field. The Ph.D. must be granted by an AACSB-accredited or equivalent institution. ABD candidates will be considered provided they complete their dissertation by 14 August 2025.
  • Evidence of effective teaching
  • Published scholarly articles relevant to the area of specialty
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
  • Additionally, candidates for Associate Professor must have a proven record of scholarly research, evidence of teaching excellence and strong service experience.

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