Lecturer - Sustainable Tourism & Hospitality

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Functional Title:

Lecturer - Sustainable Tourism & Hospitality

Position Type:

Non-Tenure Stream

Position Eclass:

FC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earn

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The MEHT Department has 21 full-time faculty and offers three B.S. degrees (Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality). It is one of six academic departments of the Bryan School of Business & Economics. The Bryan School of Business & Economics has over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 100 full- and part-time faculty members. Accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB, the Bryan School is the recipient of many honors and accolades. Our students perform well in national competitions and have won numerous awards and our faculty members are active in scholarly research. The MEHT Department emphasizes hands-on learning experiences to go with typical classroom activities.

UNCG, one of the sixteen campuses in the University of North Carolina system, is classified as a high research activity university, yet is also committed to high quality teaching to its more than 20,000 students in seven colleges and schools. UNCG has the most ethnically and racially diverse student population in the UNC system.

Position Summary:

The MEHT Department in the Bryan School of Business and Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer in its hospitality and tourism program. The appointment is in the Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism beginning Fall 2020.


The selected candidate will teach 8 undergraduate courses/sections per year in the area of hospitality. Additionally, service to the Department, School, and/or University is expected and may include a leadership role in professional service and industry outreach.

Minimum Qualifications:

MBA, MS/MA, or PhD in an area related to Hospitality and/or Tourism.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a record of accomplishment in the areas of hotel management and revenue management.
  • A background in food and beverage management, tourism management, and/or experience with hospitality certification programs is a plus.

Tenure Status:

Not on Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications should include a letter of interest; résumé/curriculum vitae; teaching philosophy and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Please upload all materials to https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/.

Please direct all inquiries to: Dr. Erick Byrd, Chair, Hospitality & Tourism Search Committee ([email protected]).

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with experience

Org #-Department:

MRK/ENT/HTM - 11813

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Open Until Filled:




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Physical Effort:

Reading - F, Writing - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F

Work Environment:

Inside - C




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Posted: 4/9/2020
Application Due: 12/16/2020
Work Type: Full Time