Instructor- Fixed Term

Job description

Instructor- Fixed Term

Job no: 560933
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Eli Broad College Of Business
Department: The School Of Hospitality Business 10008414
Salary: 39968.00
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Part Time (1-49.9%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Union
Working/Functional Title

Instructor- Fixed Term

Position Summary

The fixed-term faculty member will teach one section of HB 347 The Food service Distribution Channel (3 credits) each fall semester. HB 347 is a course that covers the business and management of the food service distribution channel, including relationships among food service manufacturers, brokers, and distributors, value-added services, the Request for proposal (RFP) process, and current issues and future trends. Teaching responsibilities may change, within the applicant’s area of expertise, based on the needs of The School of Hospitality Business. There are no research requirements for this position. Additional summer teaching and administrative opportunities are possible with additional compensation for the ideal candidate.

Required Degree

Masters -Hospitality Business or related field

Minimum Requirements
  • The minimum academic qualification is a master’s degree in a relevant area of concentration/discipline with at least one degree in hospitality business or related field.
  • The ideal candidate will also have work experience from within the hospitality business supply chain.
Desired Qualifications
  • Food service purchasing or food service sales experience preferred.
  • A record of excellent teaching skills at the undergraduate level to a diverse student body is desired.
Required Application Materials

To apply, submit a letter of interest and vitae to (job posting #560933). References will only be requested of qualified applicants after initial review. All information will be kept confidential. Review of applications begins May 1, 2019.

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Department Statement

The School of Hospitality Business:

Founded in 1927, The School of Hospitality Business ( is the second-oldest hospitality school in the nation. It has launched the careers of industry presidents at some of the world’s leading hospitality companies and includes an alumni network of more than 10,000 professionals in management careers across hotels, restaurants, clubs, sports and entertainment, the cruise industry, and hospitality real estate development. The School of Hospitality Business has 11 full-time tenure-track faculty, 8 part-time faculty, 4 full-time academic staff, and 3 full-time administrative staff. Currently, The School of Hospitality Business serves about 600 students and is ranked as the top hospitality program at a public university in the US, top-three overall, and top-twenty, globally.

Broad College of Business:
The Eli Broad College of Business ( has 107 full-time tenure track faculty and 36 academic specialists in five departments: Accounting and Information Systems, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management and one industry specific unit, The School of Hospitality Business. Currently, the Broad College serves approximately 6,600 undergraduates and 1100 graduate and doctoral students.

The Broad College is consistently a top 25 business college in rankings. The Broad vision is to be a top-of-mind business school as reflected by the recognition of our brand, the reputation of our faculty, and the ranking of our programs.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Feb 8, 2019 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Apr 30, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 2/12/2019
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