Faculty Position in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Ryerson University School of Management

Canada

Limited Term Faculty (LTF) Position in Hospitality and Tourism Management

TRSM Hospital. & Tourism Mgmt

Posted: December 22, 2022

Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management in the Ted Rogers School of Management at (formerly Ryerson University) invites applications for a Limited Term Faculty (LTF) position at the rank of Assistant Professor in areas of Hospitality and Tourism Management. The appointment shall be effective July 1, 2023 for a one-year term, subject to final budgetary approval. 

The successful candidate will engage only in the teaching and service duties of faculty members in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, while maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across such activities. The candidate will contribute to our undergraduate (BComm) and graduate (MA/PhD) programs through teaching, mentoring and supervision of students to facilitate junior scholars and diversify the field. Teaching responsibilities shall include a range of undergraduate discipline courses (Lodging Management Foundation, Career Management Strategies, Professional Ethics in Hospitality, Strategic Marketing Planning, and Issues in Tourism). 

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in hospitality and tourism management or a closely related field by the appointment date. Candidates who are all-but-dissertation [ABD] and are close to completion of the relevant terminal degree, may also be considered. In addition, the successful candidate must present evidence of: 

  • demonstrated capacity for teaching excellence at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, as evidenced by a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy statement, experience with course and curriculum review and/or development, examples of best practices in pedagogy, including effective use of classroom technology and any experience with experiential learning, sample syllabi, strong teaching evaluations, teaching awards, and other relevant achievements in teaching (preference given to candidates who have taught in hospitality and tourism management programs and who have hospitality and tourism industry work experience); 
  • effective pedagogical techniques informed by a strong research background in tourism and/or hospitality; 
  • a commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service and teaching, including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population; 
  • and capacity for collaboration and an ability to contribute to the life of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the University through collegial service. 

Our committee recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and that career interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions. 

Note: Limited Term Faculty appointments at Toronto Metropolitan University may not exceed a combined total of four years. Applicants with prior Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) LTF appointments need to consider this limitation, as it may render them ineligible to apply. 

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Toronto Metropolitan University Faculty Association (TFA) (www.rfanet.ca). The TFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of TFA benefits can be found .

Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) 

Serving a highly diverse student population of over 45,000, with 100+ undergraduate and graduate programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning and distinguished by a professionally focussed curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities, is a vibrant, urban university known for its culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, community engagement and city-building through its award-winning architecture. 

Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management 

Our School offers undergraduate programs to over 700 students of diverse backgrounds. Our faculty prides itself on the excellence of its research, the quality of its teaching and community engagement. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to our existing strengths in research/creativity activity and teaching through academic, professional and diverse lived experiences and perspectives. 

at TMU is developing collaborative, creative leaders who will drive 21st century business forward while making a positive impact on society. Home to 12,000+ students and more than 250 industry-connected faculty, the Ted Rogers School is Canada's leading diverse, entrepreneurial business school centred in an urban learning environment. We offer 12 Bachelor of Commerce degrees, a Bachelor of Health Administration degree, four graduate programs, including the Ted Rogers MBA and a PhD in Management, and Executive Education courses. The Ted Rogers School is also home to 15 innovative research centres, institutes and labs. 

Working at TMU 

At the intersection of mind and action, Toronto Metropolitan University is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. At TMU and within our department/school, we firmly believe that equity, diversity and inclusion are integral to this path; our current outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do. 

Dedicated to a people first culture, TMU is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer. We invite you to explore the range of benefits and supports available to faculty and their family, including access to our diverse . 

Visit us on Twitter: @torontomet, @VPFAtorontomet and @TorontoMetHR, and our .

TMU is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. To find out more about legal and policy obligations please visit the accessibility and websites.

Toronto Metropolitan University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

How to Apply 

Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal [] by clicking on “Start Application Process” to begin. Applications, consisting of the following, must be received by January 31, 2023:  

  • a curriculum vitae; 
  • a statement of research interests; 
  • a teaching dossier and results of teaching evaluations; and 
  • names of three individuals who may be contacted for references. 

Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada. 

Contacts 

Any confidential inquiries about the opportunity can be directed to the DHC Chair, Dr. Wayne Smith at .  

Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about working at Toronto Metropolitan University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Miigis Kwe, the Indigenous Human Resources Lead and the Founding Co-Chair of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Community Group at t26king@ryerson.ca. 

Black identified candidates who wish to learn more about working at Toronto Metropolitan University are welcome to contact Shurla Charles-Forbes, Black Faculty & Staff Community Network at .  

For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the recruitment and selection process and/or inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal, please contact 


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