Overview

The Hospitality Administration, Visiting Assistant Professor will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on Department, College and University committees and/or initiatives.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

Required Qualifications:

Earned Doctorate in Hospitality Administration or closely related discipline from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.

Professional work experience in hospitality related business operation.

Experience teaching undergraduate hospitality courses. Demonstrated ability to conduct research and generate scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching undergraduate restaurant operations management, lodging operations, wine & spirits merchandising, and strategic management. Managerial work experience in the hospitality industry.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Experience or commitment to the application of sound theoretical and pedagogical practices specific to teaching and learning pertinent to university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.