Texas Tech University Assistant Professor in Lubbock, Texas

Position Description

Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Major/Essential Functions

Teach hospitality management courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, particularly those in the food and beverage area. Establish a focused research program that can be supported through the acquisition of external funding; Participate in program development. Serve on departmental, college, and university committees. Advise graduate students to completion of their degrees. Engage in undergraduate research and activities.

Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, university, and community is expected.

The following should accompany application:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Required Qualifications

Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D in Hospitality, Retail Management, Food/Nutrition or closely related field; expertise in food and beverage management is preferred; culinary certification is desirable. Preference given to those with demonstrated ability to publish in leading academic journals; demonstrated teaching, research, and industry experience desirable.

EEO Statement

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Extended Job Title: Assistant Professor

Work Location: Lubbock

Org Level 1: Texas Tech University

Campus: Texas Tech University

Department: Hospitality and Retail Mgmt

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No

Required Attachments: Cover Letter Resume / CV

Optional Attachments: Professional/Personal Reference Professional License/Certification Recommendation/Referral Research Statement Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Job Type: Full Time

Pay Basis: Monthly

Salary Grade: 800

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Shift: Day

Grant Funded?: No

Requisition ID: 10987BR