Lecturer In Hospitality And Tourism Management

  • 3-5 Year
  • Vancouver
  •   Posted On: August 1, 2018
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Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

Fairleigh Dickinson University is the largest private (not-for-profit) university in the state of New Jersey (USA) with approximately 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students and more than 100 degree programs ranging from the Associate of Arts (A.A.) to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D). The University was founded in 1942 and has four campuses in three countries. The University’s two main campuses are located in New Jersey – the Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck-Hackensack (near New York City) and The College at Florham in Florham Park-Madison; its two remaining campuses are international – one in Wroxton, Oxfordshire, England (established in 1965) and the other (its newest campus) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The Vancouver campus, located in the Yaletown neighborhood of downtown Vancouver, near the Vancouver Public Library and BC Place Stadium, boasts an excellent and dedicated core of full- and part-time faculty; a new, state-of-the art facility; small class sizes; close working relations between students, faculty and staff; and an intensive and unrivaled student support system focused on individual student success.

The International School of Hospitality & Tourism Management in the Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University is accepting applications for a non-tenure track, full-time lecturer position in Hospitality & Tourism Management on the Vancouver campus with a Fall 2018 start date.

Lecturers teach courses in subject areas in the undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies Hospitality & Tourism Specialization as well as the graduate Master of Science in Hospitality Management programs. Particular areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, hospitality financial management, services management, tourism and hospitality leadership and human resources, hotel management, food and beverage management, and tourism and hospitality research methodologies (qualitative and quantitative welcomed). 

Required Qualifications:  

A doctoral degree in hospitality, tourism, or a related discipline is preferred, but not required. Candidates should at a minimum have a master’s degree in hospitality, tourism, or a related discipline combined with relevant professional experience. Professional certifications are desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to be able to teach a variety of classes in the discipline. The teaching load is twenty-four credit hours per academic year (August – July) spread over the three terms (Fall, Spring, Summer) offered on the Vancouver campus. Successful applicants will also be expected to engage in a variety of service related activities. Salary and benefits are competitive with peer institutions.

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.  

Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check.

Canadian residency or work permit required.

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