Assistant Professor of Practice - Hospitality and Retail Mgmt

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

ID: 7058337
Posted: July 9, 2019

Job Description

Major/Essential Functions

Teach in the Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management program with a focus on food and beverage management courses primarily at the undergraduate level. The professor of practice will also be responsible for the overseeing and management of the staff as well as coordinate student-learning experiences at the department’s functioning restaurant lab, Skyviews. The professor of practice will also work with department administration to meet budget and revenue objectives. The professor of practice may also be required to assist with the coordination of food and beverage instruction across our campuses outside of Lubbock, across the state and in Costa Rica.

Org Level 1Texas Tech University
Position Description

Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching in an area of expertise, mentoring students in professional and career preparation and serving as liaison with professional contacts and entities on behalf of the department or program.

Required Qualifications

Normally, a master’s degree in the discipline or the substantiated equivalent in professional experience of ten (10) years or more.

Preferred Qualifications

A master’s degree in hospitality management or closely related field; doctoral degree is preferred.
Food and beverage management experience is required; culinary certification is desirable.
Demonstrated teaching experience, particularly in a culinary laboratory, is desirable.


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