Hospitality and Tourism Management
University of South Carolina at Columbia - South Carolina

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Hospitality/Tourism Management: School of Hotel, Restaurant and
Tourism Management, University of South Carolina. The School of
Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management at the University of South
Carolina is seeking a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at
the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates must have
an earned doctorate by time of appointment. A Ph.D. in Hospitality
and Tourism Management or a related field is required. The position
will have a dual role with the newly-established Center of Economic
Excellence (CoEE) in Tourism and Economic Development. The
candidate's primary responsibility will be to conduct research and
write and win grants to support that research. A strong background
in economics with experience in conducting economic impact and
feasibility studies will be preferred. Applicants are also expected
to teach and, though we will consider expertise in a wide range of
subjects in the hospitality and tourism field, preference will be
given to those who teach finance or events and festivals. Finally,
applicants are expected to participate in service activities of the
College and School. Please address questions about the position to
the search committee chair, Dr. Simon Hudson, at 803-777-2705 or Review of applicants will commence immediately
and continue until the position is filled. Effective start date for
the position is August 16, 2011. To apply, send, via e-mail or
regular post, a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and three
letters of reference to: Dianne Witten, Business Manager and HR
Director, College of Hospitality, Retail, & Sport Management,
University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208; The School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism
Management is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for
Programs in Hospitality Administration and is nationally-ranked in
the Top 10 for both its bachelor's and master's programs. The
School serves over 600 majors at both the undergraduate and
graduate levels and employs 14 full-time faculty. The School has
five active research centers including the Alfred P. Sloan
Foundation Travel &Tourism Industry Center and the Center of
Economic Excellence in Tourism & Economic Development which is
partially funded by the State of South Carolina. For more
information, go to . The
University of South Carolina's main campus, located in Columbia,
the state capital and close to mountains and coast, is ranked by
the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an
institution of "very high research activity." With over 27,000
students, 350 degree programs, and a nationally-ranked library
system, the University is often considered to be one of the most
beautiful campuses in an urban setting, with a population of over
650,000 in the greater metropolitan area. The University of South
Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, and
family-friendly employer.

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