Assistant Professor in Sustainable Hospitality Management

Michigan State University

United States

Assistant Professor-Tenure System

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Eli Broad College Of Business
Department: The School Of Hospitality Business 10008414
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Agriculture, Research/Scientific, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

The School of Hospitality Business in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sustainable Hospitality Management beginning August 2024. The successful candidate’s work in sustainability will be grounded in any number of methods including corporate sustainability practices, sustainable tourism, economic development, and global studies of sustainability in the hospitality industry.

We welcome the interest of any applicants who are, or capable of developing courses and producing scholarship that explores the business of sustainability in the context of hospitality and tourism.  

We seek an exceptional scholar and educator:

  1. With a significant, ongoing research agenda.
  2. Who as a resourceful educator uses sustainability as the core to impactful pedagogy.
  3. With a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  4. Who has worked with community stakeholders on sustainability initiatives. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Required qualifications:

  1. Doctoral degree (awarded no later than June 2024)
  2. Active research agenda that examines sustainable hospitality economies, tourism destinations, and hospitality (or related) corporations.  
  3. Demonstrated achievement as an educator capable of effectively teaching courses at the undergraduate level in related areas. 

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

  1. Experience working with Federal of Industry sponsored grants,
  2. International exposure is highly desired
  3. Work experience in the hospitality and tourism area an advantage

Required Application Materials

Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and names and email addresses of three references.

Review of Applications Begins On


MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jan 12, 2024 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Jan 12, 2026 Eastern Standard Time

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