Position Overview: The Girard School of Business at Merrimack College seeks to fill the position of Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track) or Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice (non-tenure track) in Management, starting fall 2020.

The successful candidate will develop the new Hospitality Management concentrate within the Girard School of Business. They will also teach undergraduate core courses, specialized electives, and possibly graduate level courses. Applicants must show evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching, productive programs of scholarly research, and commitment to service.

The Girard School of Business aspires to be recognized as a school of choice for those who seek excellence in business education. Our faculty are committed to providing students with a strong foundation of business knowledge and skills in an environment having a high degree of student-faculty interaction.

Hospitality Management is a new concentration (along with 9 other concentrations) in the Girard School of Business. We are looking for someone with significant experience in the hospitality and tourism industry, as well as academic qualifications to (1) develop and teach courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, (2) mentor students seeking internship and job placement, and (3) foster relationships with local hospitality & tourism organizations for students’ future careers.

Required Qualifications:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Hospitality Management (Tenure Track)

  • Ph.D. from an accredited university expected prior to appointment
  • A strong record of, and continuing potential for, quality teaching and scholarly research
  • Significant experience in the hospitality and/or tourism industry with a strong professional network

Assistant/ Associate Professor of Practice in Hospitality Management (Non-Tenure Track)

  • Master’s degree required (Ph.D. or MBA preferred)
  • University-level teaching experience preferred
  • Significant experience in the hospitality and/or tourism industry with a strong professional network

Merrimack College seeks to nourish and sustain our five core values of leadership, community, awareness, scholarship, and service. The College is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates are encouraged to describe in their application previous activities or interest in building a culture committed to diversity and inclusive excellence, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

To Apply: Interested applicants must apply online, through Academic Jobs Online.  Application materials should include only:

  1. A letter declaring interest in the position
  2. A current CV which includes details of teaching/work experience and research achievements
  3. Other materials (teaching evaluations, copies of research papers, references, etc.) will be requested of finalists at a later stage - please do not include these at this time

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

About Merrimack College: The only Catholic, Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is an independent, coeducational institution with more than 4800 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 220-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Mass. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and is placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in this U.S. News category.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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