Clemson University's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Management (PRTM) is pleased to announce an opening for a nine-month, open
rank (Assistant/Associate/Full), tenure track faculty position in the area
of Tourism Policy, Planning and Management. Expertise in tourism
communications, cultural and heritage tourism is preferred. Other areas of
tourism expertise also will be considered. Interest in both domestic and
international tourism is a plus.
Candidates must me committed to effective teaching, scholarly productivity
and service to the profession. Responsibilities include conducting a
program of research associated with travel and tourism within a domestic
and international context; serve as an academic advisor for graduate and
undergraduate students; teach in graduate and undergraduate program; and
participate in service to the university and the profession.
Clemson University is a land-grant institution of over 16,000 undergraduate
and graduate students in more than 80 undergraduate and 100 graduate degree
programs in five colleges. It is ranked 27 among public national
universities by US News and World Report in 2007. The Department of PRTM
consists of 25 full-time faculty, 60 graduate students (Masters and Ph.D.)
and over 467 undergraduates.
The campus is situated along the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills
of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is is located approximately half way
between Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina (a two hour drive
either way). The city of Clemson, South Carolina is a college town with a
population of approximately 12,000 residents and is located 30 miles from
Greenville, South Carolina (Pop. 57,428).
I have attached a copy of the full job description for your review. If you
have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Dr. Sheila
Backman (back@...), Search Committee Chair.
Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity
William C. Norman, Ph.D.
Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
263 Lehotsky Hall
Clemson, South Carolina 29634-0735