Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor in Event Management

New York University - School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS)

Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism
The NYUSPS Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism is searching for a non-tenure track full time Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor in Event Management. The start date for this position is Spring or Fall 2018. The rank of the position is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Position Description:
The Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position will provide full-time academic service to our undergraduate program in Hospitality and Tourism Management and graduate programs in Tourism Management and Hospitality Industry Studies.  A third graduate degree in Event Management is in the final stages of approval. Full-time faculty members are expected to teach three (3) degree courses per semester. In addition to teaching, each faculty member assists with student advisement/ activities, curriculum planning, recruits and collaborates with adjunct faculty, and nurtures industry relationships. Many of our faculty conduct extensive applied research in the field.

The Tisch Center:
Located near the Washington Square campus in New York City, the Center enjoys an international reputation for innovative programs of undergraduate and graduate studies. This position is housed in the School of Professional Studies, a dynamic and growing educational and research center. The School of Professional Studies prides itself on its extensive industry connections and its dedication to students’ career development.

New York City is a global center for sport, leisure and business events.  Venues like Madison Square Garden and the Javits Center are world-renowned. Hallmark events such as the US Open, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, The New York International Auto Show, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit, and New Year’s Eve in Times Square attract thousands of visitors each year. In addition, the Tisch Center hosts the annual NYU Hospitality Investment Conference, one of the largest business events in the city. The Tisch Center takes full advantage of its location through site visits, guest lectures by prominent leaders in the industry, and internship experiences that give students an all-encompassing view of a multi-billion dollar industry that grows in volume and significance each day.  The NYU School of Professional Studies is comprised of several other academic units that offer a wealth of opportunities for inter-disciplinary initiatives, such as the Tisch Institute for Sports Management, Media and Business, which provides in depth expertise in the administration of mega sporting events. NYU is a global network university with 13 international sites, allowing the development of international programs and student experiences.

The successful candidate will possess advanced academic and/or professional credentials, with a terminal degree and/or significant relevant industry experience preferred. Experience teaching at the undergraduate or graduate levels in a selective university environment is preferred.  More specifically, candidates for this position should possess:

  • 2 years preferred of event industry experience
  • Teaching experience or professional experience in the field of event management, for example event marketing, risk management for events, event operations, event business development
  • A demonstrated passion for applied and global pedagogy in line with the fast-evolving higher education landscape
  • A keen interest in developing industry partnerships that benefit in-class pedagogy and the student experience
  • The qualities of a team player, creative thinker, and dynamic innovator

The position is open until filled. A first review of applications will begin on November 27th, 2017.

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