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Assistant Professor, Hospitality Business Management

Apply now Job no: 495940
Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Business Administration, Hospitality Business Management, Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professor in Hospitality Business Management

with expertise in the area of Food and Beverage Management

University of Delaware

Lerner College of Business and Economics

Department of Hospitality Business Management 

The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Department of Hospitality Business Management starting in Fall 2020. Successful candidates will demonstrate the drive and vision to maintain an innovative, cutting-edge, and internationally recognized research program in the field of food and beverage management and related fields. In addition, candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants should have an interest and expertise in food and beverage management and one or more of the following areas: restaurant management, hospitality finance and hospitality business analytics. Applicants must hold a doctorate in the hospitality and tourism field or related area, conduct high quality research that applies to the hospitality industry, and be able to teach courses in hospitality business management at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ideal applicant should have served on or preferably chaired doctoral dissertation committees and have experience and/or inherent potential in program management. Experienced Assistant or Associate Professors who have rigorous research records are encouraged to apply. Salary, benefits, and support are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The department has two undergraduate majors, Hospitality Business Management and Hospitality Industry Management, an M.S. in Hospitality Business Management and a Ph.D. in Hospitality Business Analytics. The program has been highly ranked in hospitality and tourism management education. Our facilities include the on-campus Courtyard by Marriott and the Vita Nova student-operated gourmet restaurant. To learn more about the department and our faculty please visit

An innovative leader in research and teaching, the University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy with a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and the latest in advanced technology.  With external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support. Enhanced by state-of-the-art facilities, research is conducted across all seven colleges and numerous interdisciplinary institutes and centers.  The main campus in Newark, Delaware, provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast.

Candidates should apply online at  Click “Faculty and Staff” and reference #495940.  Candidates should upload their CV, a one-page research program/agenda summary, three contact references, and up to two articles (published or manuscripts) to the site. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Zvi Schwartz ( or 302-831-6077.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members and women. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

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