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  • Sanjay K Nepal
    Dec 19, 2007
      Dear colleagues,

      The Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University is ecstatic to announce an Assistant Professor, tenure track position in Tourism. The position announcement is attached and the review of applications will begin February 1, 2008.

      The department is entering an exciting period of change, with a significant increase in the faculty over the past five years. Our 27 faculty members provide leadership in many interdisciplinary initiatives across the university, including the Institute of Renewable Natural Resources. The Department, one of the largest of its kind, enrolls over 350 undergraduate and 80 graduate students.

      Texas A&M University, the Land Grant institution in the state, is a Tier-1 research university committed to adding 400 faculty members over a 4-year period and strengthening its diversity. Enrollment is 46,000 students; the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences includes 15 departments and 325 faculty.

      College Station and the twin city of Bryan form a metropolitan community of 150,000 people with a low cost of living and excellent health, education, and recreation services. The community combines the charm of rural Texas with the cosmopolitan energy of a major university town. College Station schools are among the best in the nation, and the cost of living is 25% lower than the national average. Houston, Austin, and many parks are within easy driving distance.

      This department has a dynamic faculty and staff engaged in teaching, research, and extension in parks and conservation, community recreation, tourism management, community development, and youth development. Texas A&M is poised to be a national leader in recreation, park and tourism sciences, with excellent faculty and all the components characteristic of the best programs in the world.

      Submit letter of application, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, names of three references, sample publications, and other supporting materials to: Sanjay Nepal, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences, 2261 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-2261, (979) 862-4080. E-mail: sknepal@....

      The position announcement is attached.

      Many thanks and happy holidays!

      Sanjay K. Nepal, PhD
      Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
      Texas A&M University
      College Station, TX-77845-2261
      Tel: 979 862 4080 Fax: 979 845 0446

      eReview of Tourism Research

      Recreation, Tourism and Sports Specialty Group,
      The Association of American Geographers (AAG)