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Position: Assistant Professors - Multiple Positions
Institution: University of Central Florida
Location: Florida
Date posted: 4/13/2004


The Rosen School of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida invites applications and nominations for assistant professors. Due to the phenomenal growth of our undergraduate and graduate programs, we anticipate filling two new positions for the Fall 2004 term. These appointments, subject to funding, are full-time tenure track nine-month positions. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Minimum Qualifications: (1) an earned doctoral degree or significant progress towards the degree (ABD) with at least one earned degree in Hospitality Management or Business Administration; (2) industry experience; and (3) potential for research, teaching and service at the university level. Responsibilities: Develop and instruct undergraduate and graduate courses in one or more of the following hospitality/tourism specialized areas: event management, timeshare management, historical tourism, catering management, or lodging management. Establish a strong research program and actively publish in appropriate journals; participate in university and school committees; maintain liaisons with appropriate professional groups. The University: The University of Central Florida is a comprehensive metropolitan university with its main campus located in Orlando, Florida. The University enrolls over 42,000 students. The Rosen School of Hospitality Management: An $18 million gift from hotelier Harris Rosen along with matching funds from the state has built a satellite campus in the heart of Orlando's tourism area. The Rosen School houses the Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies, which is a major research center for the hospitality industry. The School presently has 23 full time faculty members, including the Darden Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Restaurant Management, and a Center for Multi-Unit Restaurant Management. A $5 million gift from the Orlando/Orange County Convention and Visitors Bureau, matched by the state will provide for an additional 5 endowed chairs. The curriculum is uniquely focused on preparing students with the leadership skills required for the hospitality industry to meet the challenges of the future. Students may choose a specialization or track in one of seven areas. Please visit our website: Orlando: Orlando is the premier tourist destination in the world. Nearly every major aspect of the hospitality industry can be found here. It has over 42 million visitors each year, 120,000 hotel rooms, 4,000 restaurants, and 75 theme parks and attractions. Screening will begin on April 26, 2004 and continue until the positions are filled. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vita, along with the names of three references, to: Professor Ady Milman, Chair, Search Committee, Rosen School of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, 9907 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819. The University of Central Florida is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. As an agency of the State of Florida, UCF makes all information related to this search open for public inspection.