Main Page

 Jobs in Education


Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Tourism Tenure track
Institution: University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Location: Massachusetts
Date posted: 4/8/2003


Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (tenure-track, nine-month appointment), Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management with a focus in Tourism, Conventions and Event Management

The candidate selected for this position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in tourism, conventions, and event management. He/she is expected to advise undergraduate students and serve on graduate student committees. In addition, the candidate is expected to engage in scholarly research; student focused teaching and learning; and service to the Department, University and to external constituencies.

An earned doctorate in tourism studies or related discipline with an emphasis in tourism, conventions and event management and a minimum of five years of industry or related experience in conventions, event or destination management. Candidates must have an established record of research/publications to qualify for graduate faculty status. (Candidates who are ABD will be considered for this position, however, they must have completed all of the requirements for their doctoral degree on or before September 01, 2003).

Rank and Salary:
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (tenure-track, nine-month appointment). Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications.

Starting Date:
September 01, 2003 or negotiable

Closing Date for Applications:
Review of applications will begin April 25, 2003 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure:
Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vita, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and the names and addresses of three additional references. All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Linda Lowry at

Send to:
Linda L. Lowry, Ph.D.
Chair of the Tourism, Conventions and Event Management Search Committee
Isenberg School of Management
Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management
107 Flint Laboratory
90 Campus Way
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

E-mail :
Web Site :
Phone : (413) 545 4041
Fax : (413) 545 3765
Linda Lowry
Associate Professor
Hospitality and Tourism Manage
University of Massachusetts Amherst
90 Campus Way
107 Flint Lab.
Amherst, MA 01003