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Assistant Professor of Event Management

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Position Details

Position Number 36524
Class Title Assistant Professor of Event Management
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

Develop and instruct various courses at the undergraduate and master’s level in the Bachelor of Science in Event Management degree program, Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management degree program, and for the Graduate Certificate in Event Management program in one or more of the following event management specialized areas: the event industry; event promotion; event services; event sales; event management; event technology; catering sales management; hospitality and event risk management; meeting management; exhibit and trade show operations; entertainment arts and events; fairs and festivals; international events; advanced trade show management; and/or club event operations. The selected candidate will also be expected to conduct research and actively publish in appropriate scholarly journals in the area of events, and participate in university, college and department committees, as well as maintain liaisons with appropriate professional groups and industry partners.

Position Minimum Qualifications

An earned Ph.D. from an accredited institution at the time of appointment, with at least one degree in the area of hospitality/tourism management, marketing, event management or a related field.

Special Conditions

This is a repost position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Additional Application Materials Required

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

Screening of applications will begin in January 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Questions regarding this search may be directed to: Dr. Sevil Sonmez, Search Committee Chair, at (407) 903-8041, or

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701011
Job Open Date 02/10/2017
Job Close Date 08/17/2017
Open until filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area Rosen College of Hospitality Management (CHM)
Department CHM-Tourism, Events and Attractions
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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