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The University of Wyoming seeks a Professor of Practice, Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management
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Location: Laramie, Wyoming

The Position:
The Professor of Practice in
Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management will provide teaching and service consistent with the educational mission of the University of Wyoming. The bachelor of science degree in Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management is one of UW’s newest degree offerings, and is housed in the Helga Otto Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.

This position is a nine-month, non-tenure-track Professor of Practice position with appointments in the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources (65%) and the College of Business (35%). The Professor of Practice will demonstrate deep knowledge of the tourism and hospitality industry/field. UW seeks candidates with experience in, and understanding of, interdisciplinary and applied teaching, as well as outstanding communication and relationship-building skills that advance the Haub School’s reputation and vision. Preferred candidates will have substantial experience in private industry, agencies, or non-profits, with knowledge of tourism theory and practice, hospitality management, interdisciplinary academic programs, and working with diverse populations. Preferred candidates will also have experience delivering or developing applied experience courses or training programs.

The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management courses (including an innovative professional semester of applied experience), and College of Business courses in tourism, hospitality, or a related field. The successful candidate will work to advance the tourism and hospitality industry in Wyoming and the region through outreach and engagement. The job duties for this position will be approximately 70% teaching and 30% outreach.

To Apply:
The University of Wyoming, in consultation with Summit Search Solutions, Inc., will begin a confidential review of application materials immediately and continue until the position is filled; parties who apply by June 23, 2020, will be given first consideration. Please submit a resume/CV and a letter of interest upon application. All applications and nominations will be held in confidence.

For more information or to offer recommendations or nominations:

Stephanie Fowler
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Summit Search Solutions, Inc.
Direct: (530) 677-9945

Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The University’s policy has been and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, ancestry, political belief, pregnancy, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University regulations. The University’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all matters relating to its education programs and activities including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, demotions, transfers, and all other terms and conditions of employment. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application, the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at the time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

The University of Wyoming conducts background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.


Institution: University of Wyoming
This is a full time position

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