Assistant Teaching Professor

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Job Title: Assistant Teaching Professor
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 27740
Application Materials

Complete the brief online application. Be prepared to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, teaching philosophy, and transcripts from all universities.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to the Hospitality Management Search Committee at 573-882-4100 or [email protected]

Job Description

The Hospitality Management (HM) Program at the University of Missouri invites applications for a faculty positions for Assistant Teaching Professor in Hospitality Management, preferably in the areas of lodging management, food and beverage management and/or conference & event management.

Responsibilities for the position is as follows: Teaching courses in lodging Management, food & beverage management, conference & event management, and other hospitality management core courses; recruiting & advising undergraduate students; increasing visibility of the program, and developing internship opportunities and building industry and alumni relationships. Research activities are encouraged. The position is benefit-eligible, professional (non-tenure) track, academic appointment, and salary commensurate with qualifications.

The Hospitality Management Program, with 400+ 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, Conference & Event Management and Sport Venue Management. Our program also offers Masters and Ph.D. degree programs. For details, please visit the website:

MU is a comprehensive, land grant university, providing outstanding opportunities for research collaborations with Food Science, Nutritional Science, Psychology, Business and other disciplines. Considered one of the nation’s top-tier research institutions, MU is one of only 60 U.S. public and private research universities, and the only public institution in Missouri to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities (AAU) and designated “Doctoral/Research Extensive” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. AAU members are the nation's most prestigious research institutions. The MU-Columbia campus, is the flagship of the MU University system, with approximately 35,000 students, is in a beautiful university town of 100,000 population, 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 professional experience in hospitality management, particularly in lodging management, or related business field. Terminal degree at time of appointment is preferred, however applicants with substantial prior experience will also be considered. Prior college teaching and curriculum development experience is desired and willingness to work as a team is a must.

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

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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. 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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Posted: 10/4/2018
Application Due: 10/4/2027
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