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Boston University Faculty Positions, School of Hospitality Administration in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Boston University invites applications for two faculty positions in the School of Hospitality Administration (SHA). Both positions are non-tenure track, one with the academic rank of assistant professor and one with the academic rank of associate professor of the practice—

  • One assistant professor position in hospitality financial management. Teaching accounting, finance, and related courses to both undergraduate and graduate students.

  • One associate professor of practice in Real Estate & Entrepreneurship. This faculty member will be expected to lead the Real Estate and Entrepreneurship concentrations at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and take responsibility for creating a real estate advisory council.

Qualifications: Candidates for the assistant professor position should have earned doctoral degrees in relevant fields. Evidence of effective teaching and potential for high quality research required. Candidates should be able to teach related courses. Experience in working with federal grants, international exposure and work experience are highly desired.

Candidates for the associate professor of practice should have at least a master’s degree in real estate or related field with extensive relevant work experience. Prior teaching experience is desired.

Expectations: Assistant Professors are expected to teach, conduct, and actively publish peer-reviewed scholarly research, as well as participate in professional and university service.

Associate professors of practice are expected to teach, participate in professional and university service, and lead concentrations in both undergrad and graduate programs.

All faculty members are expected to develop connections with industry professionals and to continuously update their expertise through industry consulting and scholarly activities. Faculty members are also expected to advise individual students and student groups, and to participate in school and university service activities.

School Profile: The School of Hospitality Administration at Boston University is a specialized business program focused on the hospitality sector, especially the hotel and restaurant industries, with a solid liberal arts foundation, with approximately 300 students enrolled. SHA is part of a major research university, located in a cosmopolitan city with world-class academic institutions and a vibrant hospitality sector.

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman and of our record of inclusiveness. The School of Hospitality Administration includes diversity as one of five strategic goals. We are dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students and are committed to the pursuit of hospitality research, innovation, and advancement by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.


Application: This appointment will begin in Fall 2022. Application deadline is 10/1/21, or until the position is filled. SHA believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. Please send curriculum vitae and contact information for three academic references (Including name, telephone number, mailing address, and email address). Electronic submission is preferred. Questions regarding the position may be directed to chair search committee at Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please make a note of which position you are interested in applying.

Chair, Faculty Search Committee

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration

928 Commonwealth Avenue

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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