Boston University: Assistant Professor in Hospitality Analytics (non-tenure track)
School of Hospitality Administration, Boston University
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Academic / College and University
Boston University invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor position in the School of Hospitality Administration (SHA).
One Assistant Professor specializing in hospitality analytics. As an industry, hospitality increasingly relies on the ability to harness data across a variety of functions: operations, marketing, experience management, revenue management, and strategy, among others. The ideal candidate must be able to teach courses in and conduct research in hospitality analytics. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate a willingness to develop innovative courses in analytics in specialized domains, for example, hospitality real estate analytics.
Qualifications: Candidates for the Assistant Professor position should have earned doctoral degrees in applied statistics, business analytics, or a related field. Experience and/or demonstrated interest in the hospitality industry are highly desirable. Evidence of effective teaching and the potential for high-quality research is required. Candidates should be able to teach related courses. Experience in working with federal grants, international exposure, and work experience is highly 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. 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.
Application: This appointment will begin in Fall 2023. The application deadline is 10/1/22, 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 joined 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 (SHAfac@bu.edu). Questions regarding the position may also be directed to the chair search committee at SHAfac@bu.edu. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please make a note of which position you are interested in applying.
About School of Hospitality Administration, Boston University
The School of Hospitality Administration at Boston University http://www.bu.edu/hospitality is a specialized business program focused on the hospitality sector, especially the hotel and restaurant industries, with a solid liberal arts foundation, with approximately three hundred 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. With a core focus on lodging and accommodations as well as restaurant and food & Beverage. We continue to push the limits of the definition of “hospitality” to include senior living, retail, sports, and workplace - areas in which the element of human interaction provides memorable experiences.
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.