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Position: Tourism Planning and Development
Institution: Concord University
Location: West Virginia
Date posted: 10/29/2004

Assistant Professor, Tourism Planning and Development
Concord University
Athens, West Virginia

Salary: Competitive.

Teaching and scholarly activities in the field of tourism planning and commercial recreation development. Concord University is located in a rural area of the Allegheny Mountains near outstanding whitewater and mountain sports venues. The planning, development, management and marketing of nature-based tourism and heritage tourism businesses, organizations and programs is a major focus of the position. Responsibility: Teaching and advising at the undergraduate level, supervision of interns, program and curriculum development, scholarly activity, professional service to the region and state. Qualifications: Master's degree is a minimum requirement-Doctorate required for tenure to be awarded. Preference will be given to applicants demonstrating a history of successful teaching at the baccalaureate level and professional experience in tourism planning or promotion. Experience in any of the following areas is desirable: expertise in nature tourism and/or heritage tourism, a history of professional and public service, research and scholarly activity, and grant writing. Closing Date: Open until filled. Starting Date: mid-August, 2005. Contact: Applications, with cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts and names/phone numbers of three references should be sent to Dr. Roy Ramthun, Chair, Search Committee, Recreation and Tourism Management Position, P.O. Box 78, Concord University, Athens, West Virginia 24712-1000. Concord University is a state institution located in southern West Virginia. Concord University is an Equal Opportunity Employment institution.