Career Opportunities

Assistant Professor, Hospitality & Tourism Management

This position is no longer open.

The Department of Hospitality and Marketing at the Adnan Kassar School of Business at the Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Hospitality and Tourism Management effective fall 2019.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Hospitality Management from an AACSB-accredited program. ABDs will be considered if the expected completion date is by summer 2019.  This position requires teaching courses at the undergraduate level, especially in the areas of Food & Beverage, Events Management, and Lodging Management, scholarly research, advising, and service activities. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to contribute to the mission of the Hospitality and Tourism Management program, which seeks to prepare graduates to be ready to meet the needs of the industry and become leading professionals in their field. The mission is achieved through sound theoretical course work, research and innovative learning activities, industry engagement and service learning. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive.

The Adnan Kassar School of Business is AACSB accredited and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. The Department of Hospitality Management and Marketing offers a BS in Hospitality and Tourism Management and a Minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management, the only AACSB accredited hospitality programs in Lebanon. Information about the department can be found at

The Lebanese American University emphasizes teaching. In addition, candidates must have a commitment to research, which leads to quality refereed publications. The university provides excellent support for faculty research.

LAU is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the University of the State of New York, and is accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE). LAU is a leading higher education institution in the Middle East operating on two campuses, Beirut and Byblos, and enrolling more than 8,000 students.


Interested candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of interest, resume, research sample and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs, Lebanese American University, email: In your application, please refer to the position no. BUS-19-5.

Application review will begin in September and continue until the position is filled.