Hospitality Administration, Assistant/Associate Professor

Fort Myers, FL
Mar 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information

Job Title Hospitality Administration, Assistant/Associate Professor

Appointment Type 9 Month

Job Description

The Resort & Hospitality Management Assistant Professor will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

Required Qualifications

Earned Doctorate in Hospitality Administration or closely related discipline from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.

Professional work experience in hospitality related business operation.

Experience teaching undergraduate hospitality courses. Demonstrated ability to conduct research and generate scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching undergraduate lodging operations management, club management, event management, and/or restaurant management. Managerial work experience in the hospitality industry.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Experience or commitment to the application of sound theoretical and pedagogical practices specific to teaching and learning pertinent to university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.

Salary Range

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

Teaches three (3) classes a semester, conducts scholarly activities commensurate with rank, serves on college & university committees, and mentors students & liaison with hospitality community.

Other Duties

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F38P

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2017.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. Please indicate how you first learned of this position.
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    • Other
  2. Per the question above, please specify the name of where you FIRST learned of the position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
  5. Statement of experience with students in research or scholarship as it fits discipline.
  6. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents


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