Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration

Position ID:Cornell-School of Hotel Administration-FBLECTURER [#13138, WDR-00017703]
Position Title: Lecturer - Food and Beverage Management
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14850, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Operations, Information & Technology
Marketing / Marketing
Food Science
Food Industry Management
Appl Deadline:2019/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/01/16, finished 2019/12/15, listed until 2019/07/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University invites applications from qualified individuals for a full time non-tenure-track faculty position in Food and Beverage Management within our Operations Technology and Information Management (OTIM) Area at the lecturer level, with a start date of July 1, 2019. The position is in the School of Hotel Administration and the rank is lecturer.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants with a Ph.D. (defended or ABD) or a Master’s degree in Hospitality Management or a related field will be considered.

Responsibilities of the position include:

1.    Teaching current undergraduate and graduate courses, including but not limited to:

a.    Introduction to Food Service Operations: an introductory food and beverage course emphasizing knowledge of the industry at large and basic financial and operational functions

b.    Restaurant Management: a required course where students synthesize food service concepts, business principles, and hospitality-management theories and apply them practically in an actual restaurant setting.

2.    The ability to expand current offerings by developing classes in Food and Beverage Management is desirable. 

3.    Service to the School, College and University.

The School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University is the top-ranked hospitality management program worldwide, with undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. programs. The School of Hotel Administration (SHA) has approximately 800 undergraduates and 60 graduate students. Founded in 1922, SHA is an AACSB accredited business school, with a resident faculty of 65 and over 10,000 alumni worldwide. Important resources available to faculty include extraordinary access to industry leaders, excellent research funding, the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR), and the cultural and intellectual resources of the Cornell University community. SHA is housed within the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, which includes SHA, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The college is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the country with 214 faculty and nearly 2,900 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The combination of these schools into the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business allows Cornell to achieve the full potential of its business programs by integrating Cornell business faculty and students at all levels and coordinating programmatic collaborations that span Cornell's campuses.

Qualifications: Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Hospitality Management or a related field. Demonstrated teaching ability within an institution of higher education where student-faculty relations are highly valued. A minimum of five years of experience and skill in the area of Food and Beverage Management. Hospitality industry knowledge and experience is preferred.  The candidate should have extensive knowledge and notable practical experience in the area of food and beverage management broadly defined, including restaurant management, food production management, beverage management, food safety, and restaurant related technology and systems. 

Candidates should be comfortable delivering course material in both lab and lecture settings. It is expected that the successful candidate will be able to develop and revise original course material. Preferred candidates will have experience teaching food and/or beverage focused courses and a familiarity with the larger Hospitality Industry.

Starting Date: July 2019

Rank and Salary: The position’s teaching responsibilities begin in the Fall 2019 semester, and appointment is for three years, renewable. A new hire will be considered for promotion from lecturer to senior lecturer after appropriate quality and length of service. Salary is commensurate with qualifications

Closing Date: The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. All applications are due by March 15, 2019. 

To Apply: To be considered, the following materials are required:

1. Cover letter 

2. Curriculum Vita 

3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness 

4. Names and contact information of three references 

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business embraces diversity in all its forms. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We're an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Cornell University actively seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples with its Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium that assists with dual career searches.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Breazzano Family Center for Business Education
Human Resources Office, 6th Floor
209 Dryden Ave
Ithaca, NY 14850

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