Assistant Professor, Human Nutrition & Hospitality Management/Sports Hospitality, Tenure Track

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Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor, Human Nutrition & Hospitality Management/Sports Hospitality, Tenure Track


217702 - Restaurant/Hotel Hospitality Mgt

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The Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management, a growing Department with a thriving faculty, seeks to fill a newly-designated faculty position in Sport Hospitality. The Department is one of five in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama. The Sport Hospitality graduate program has seen tremendous growth and offers students a curriculum built on theory while maximizing industry relations for experience.
The University of Alabama is ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation with a focus on research, teaching, and service, and it is one of the most beautiful college campuses in America. The University is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars and is the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. The University and the Department are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive learning and work environment for our students, faculty and staff.
Responsibilities: Teaching, research, and service to articulate the mission of The University including:
•Teach courses as needed at the undergraduate and M.S. level.
•Establish an active, focused research program in the area of sport hospitality.
•Produce a record of scholarly activity in sport management/sport hospitality.
•Recruit, mentor, and advise students.
•Participate on thesis committees.
•Obtain external funding to support a nationally competitive research program.
•Serve on Departmental, College, and University committees.

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Qualifications: Applicants should have a strong background in the sport industry with the ability to establish and sustain a research agenda in the area of sport management/sport hospitality.

•Earned PhD in Sport Business/Management, Hospitality Management or related area.
•Must have completed at least 18 hours of graduate level sport management, hospitality or related courses.
•Evidence of the ability to teach at the collegiate level.
•Evidence of the potential to establish a related research program.

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Applications must include the following: cover letter including a diversity statement to further The University of Alabama’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy (1 page), research statement incorporating a clear research trajectory, transcript of graduate coursework, (attached as other Document 1), and a list of three professional references including their qualifications, (attached as other Document 2).
For further information contact: Dr. Melvin Lewis at [email protected]


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Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 1/9/2021
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