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Employment Opportunity

Professor, Hospitality Management

Faculty of Management
Competition Number: 13-4085
Appointment Type: Regular Full-time
Funded in base budget
Start: August 01, 2014
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00207
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Develop and prepare lessons, instruct, assess and grade students in diverse areas of specialization of the Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree and related program areas. See the on-line VIU course calendar at for course descriptions and program and department information.

Representative areas of specialization of classroom instruction and experiential learning include but are not limited to:
  • Food and Beverage Management

  • Accommodation and Lodging Management

  • Research and/or Applied Research

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

We are seeking an individiual interested in growing with the department.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: Masters degree in Hospitality Management, or a closely related field, from an appropriately accredited institution; relevant knowledge of the hospitality industry evidenced by substantial professional work experience in the industry. Additionally, the candidate will have been active in facilitating, training, or mentoring others through their management, teaching and/or leadership roles.
Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate (or ABD) from an accredited institution with a specialization in Hospitality Management or a closely related discipline.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Teaching Evaluations
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: October 18, 2013 - January 02, 2014
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.