New York University School of Professional Studies


  • Institution: New York University School of Professional Studies
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: New York, NY US
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Job TitleVISITING CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in Travel and Tourism Technology

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range $ $40,000 - $110,000

Location New York, NY US

Application Deadline -

Contact Information

Contact Name Christopher Gaffney

Department Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality


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Job Description

Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality

The Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality is seeking a candidate for a visiting professorship in the Spring of 2023.  The visiting clinical assistant professor will offer a 1.5 credit course in Travel and Tourism Technology, offer a public lecture and will collaborate with faculty and students on research projects. Candidates can be from any industrial or disciplinary field. We seek candidates who have experience or evidence of the potential for success in teaching a diverse population of students, including first generation students, and those from diverse linguistic, cultural, racial and ethnic groups around the world.

Ideally the candidate will be able to develop a course and research program designed around the following topics:

.Destination level (smart destination): ancillary services, OTAs, community development, accessibility.
.Travel intention and behavior: social return (how social media influence travel intention), risk perception (AI, robots and other technologies employed to reduce risk perception).
.Attractions (smart tourism): technologies to develop new attractions or update existing ones to enhance the quality of the experience and/or to develop new services.
.Evaluation and monitoring techniques and technologies for communities, governments, destinations, and businesses.

Prior teaching experience is desirable, as are candidates who can foster professional networks within the School of Professional Studies, the larger NYU community, and industry partners.  Faculty will be granted access to NYU library and institutional resources.

Professional Experience: The successful applicant will possess evidence of professional distinction, industry experience, and appropriate academic credentials. Graduate or professional degrees (MBA, JD, PhD, etc.) are expected; doctoral studies are appreciated but not required. For candidates who may not have formal teaching experience within a university setting, other types of activities associated with higher education will be considered, including teaching in a professional environment or evidence of excellent communication and analytical skills.

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should submit:

.Letter of interest
.Curriculum Vitae
.Prospective six-week course syllabus
.List of references (not letters, but references will be contacted if candidature moves forward)

The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For best consideration, please submit materials before the priority deadline of January 15.  The search will continue until the ideal candidate is identified.  (Note: applications will still be considered after the priority deadline.)

The Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality brings together industry leaders, students, and communities of practice together through curriculum and programming in hospitality, tourism, and event management.  Top-level coursework and rigorous study are complimented by seminars, conferences, and programs that put students in direct contact with industry leaders.  NYUs students and faculty are globally minded and locally situated, contributing to the vitality and dynamism of New York City.  The Tisch Center organizes the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, which generates scholarship support for our master´s students. The Tisch Center has recently inaugurated the Hospitality Innovation Hub, a dynamic space for experiential learning, prototyping, and innovation that also hosts the Travel and Tourism Research Collaboratory.

NYU School of Professional Studies (SPS) is grounded in applied learning, focusing on building skills that open opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to think, evaluate, and engage.  Founded in 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) offers a broad range of degree and noncredit programs that are professionally oriented, integrate theory with real-world practice, and are taught by faculty members who are leaders and innovators in their fields. The School plays a critical role in workforce development in emerging and evolving sectors of industry in New York City and around the globe including: real estate; marketing and PR; technology and project management; global affairs; hospitality, travel, and tourism; human capital management; sports business; communications/media; publishing; professional writing; translation; and the arts, among others. NYUSPS has grown to become the third-largest graduate school of NYU, attracting students from around the world. The School also serves the undergraduate market with traditional, four-year degrees in real estate, hotel and tourism management, and sports management in addition to programs for post-traditional students. Working professionals and adult learners can enhance their careers and/or enrich their intellect through more than 1,500 continuing education courses, certificates, and diploma programs, as well as through world-renowned industry conferences, seminars, and events. NYUSPS is committed to inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and access throughout the School.

Terms: This is a non-tenured, limited academic appointment for the Spring 2023 semester. In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $40,000 – $110,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

For more information about the position, contact Christopher Gaffney

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NYU appreciates all applications but can only respond to qualified candidates selected for advancement in the interview process.

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NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

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