The SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University invites applications for one full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the School of Hotel Administration, with a start date of July 1, 2019.
The School of Hotel Administration, one of three Schools in Cornell University's S.C. Johnson College of Business (as of July 1, 2016), has approximately 900 undergraduates and 60 graduate students. Founded in 1922, it is the oldest hospitality management program in the U.S. with a resident faculty of approximately 60 and over 11,000 alumni worldwide. The SC Johnson College of Business across the three schools has 3,200 students, over 200 faculty, over 500 staff, and 36,000 alumni.
The SC Johnson College of Business is also home to the Business of Food which is a unique collaboration across the three Schools in the College and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The Business of Food brings together leading researchers, teachers, and industry professionals to be the thought leaders who shape how business education works to sustainably feed the world through interdisciplinary collaborations that lead policy discussions, create cutting edge research, and influence business-based decision making.
The School of Hotel Administration is located at the center of the Cornell Campus in Statler Hall, which operates six Centers and Institutes for industry engagement (including the newly formed Institute for Food and Beverage Management) offices, classrooms, a student-run restaurant, state of the art computer laboratory, foodservice management and beverage management laboratories, and a hospitality management library. The 150-room Statler Hotel and J.W. Marriott Conference Center is a management teaching laboratory for the students of The School of Hotel Administration.
Job Description: Teach required and elective courses related to food and beverage management at the undergraduate level and graduate level, conduct both applied and discipline-based research relevant to food and beverage management, the foodservice industry, and the hospitality industry (broadly defined), advise students, serve on School, College, and University committees, and perform a variety of professional duties. The teaching load is four courses per academic year; research active faculty members receive a one course reduction.
Qualifications: Qualifications: Ph.D. degree. The Ph.D. degree need not be in hospitality management. A successful candidate can hold a degree from a variety of fields, including operations management, supply chain management, information systems, food science, nutritional science, communication, management, or other business-related disciplines. Along with an appropriate degree, the candidate should have relevant foodservice industry experience, and the capability to produce high quality disciplinary-based research, and applied research that connects discipline-based theory to foodservice industry management and practice.
Starting Date: July 2019
Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor on a tenure track; salary negotiable. Nine-month term appointment with attractive fringe benefits. Significant professional development, research funding, and supplementary income opportunities.
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