Assistant Teaching Professor

Columbia, MO
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The Hospitality Management (HM) Program at the University of Missouri invites applications for a faculty position for Assistant Teaching Professor in Lodging Management. The Hospitality Management Program, with 450+ students, is one of the largest programs in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources with professional tracks in Food & Beverage Management, Lodging Management, and Conference & Event Management and Sport Venue Management. Our program also offers Masters and Ph.D. degree programs (for details, please visit the website: Responsibilities include teaching in lodging management and other hospitality management related courses; recruiting & advising undergraduate students; increasing visibility of the program, and locating & developing internship opportunities. Research activities are encouraged. The position is benefit-eligible, professional (non-tenure) track, academic appointment, and salary commensurate with qualifications. The MU campus, with approximately 35,000 students, is in a beautiful university town of 100,000, and Columbia offers many amenities including outstanding public schools, great health care facilities, clean environment, rich recreational and cultural activities, and easy access to St. Louis and Kansas City.


Applicants must have a combination of education and experience in lodging management, hospitality management, or related business field. Terminal degree at time of appointment is preferred, however applicants with substantial prior experience will be considered. Prior college teaching and curriculum development experience is desired.

Application Materials

To apply for this position use the online application. Be prepared to upload a letter of interest, transcripts from all college coursework, the names and contact information for three professional references, and a curriculum vitae or resume. For additional information about the position, please contact Tammy Cunningham at

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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