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Health and Human Performance (Tourism and Hospitality Management), Tenure-Track Faculty

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Work Type: Faculty - Tenure-Track
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Health

Job Title

Health and Human Performance (Tourism and Hospitality Management), Tenure-Track Faculty

Department

Health and Human Performance

University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.

Salary

Rank and salary commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

Middle Tennessee State University's Department of Health and Human Performance (Tourism and Hospitality Management) invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor. The start date for the position is August 1, 2022. The position is contingent upon funding.

Duties include research, service, instruction, mentorship, and advising in the undergraduate major of Tourism and Hospitality Management as well as the master's degree in Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Management, and the doctoral degree in Human Performance, Leisure Studies Concentration. Candidates must demonstrate a robust research agenda that supports the Tourism and Hospitality field through publication history, current works in progress, and a clear future research agenda. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the following: relevant teaching and mentorship experience in undergraduate tourism, hospitality, and event management curricula; a commitment to excellence in teaching; an ability to develop effective rapport with students and colleagues; commitment to public and university service; and a commitment to research. 

Candidates are expected to possess expertise in two or more of the following: tourism studies, hospitality management, and/or event management. 

Required Education

A terminal degree in tourism studies, hospitality management/administration, or a closely related field is required by the appointment date.

Other Desirables

Candidates who possess a minimum of two years of managerial experience in the tourism and hospitality industry will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and a Research Statement at the time of online application submittal. The Research Statement should clearly outline a coherent, sustainable, and potentially fundable research program. 

Special Instruction to Applicants 

If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Whalen at Elizabeth.Whalen@mtsu.edu.

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at https://mtsu.edu/police/docs/2021AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: 11/22/2021

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