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Assistant Professor, Brewing Science and Operations Program
Auburn University

Date Posted Sep. 7, 2023
Title Assistant Professor, Brewing Science and Operations Program
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Nutrition, Dietetics, & Hospitality Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biology - General
    Sciences - General
POSITION: Nine-month tenure track administration, teaching, and research position at the Assistant level to begin Fall 2024. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be contributing to teaching, research, and service for the Graduate Certificate and MS Degree Programs in Brewing Science and Operations. This person will be responsible for instruction in both business-related and brewing science courses as well as the development of new courses to the curriculum. This will involve teaching two courses in both fall and spring semesters. They will assist and collaborate with the Director in the marketing of the program and creating revenue-generating activities such as those involved with consulting, continuing education/professional development, and events available to the public. Graduate committee service is expected. The selected candidate is expected to engage in collaborative research and instruction with colleagues in the program and throughout the Horst Schulze School of Hospitality Management. Development of professional and scholarly activities is expected. Involvement in university and community service and the development of industry partnerships is also expected.

SETTING: This interdisciplinary program is housed in the Horst Schulze School of Hospitality Management within the College of Human Sciences. The School offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs in Hospitality Management and Brewing Science and Operations that include campus-based programming as well as via distance education. The Hospitality Management Program’s current graduate enrollment is approximately 48 students across all programs. The School is housed in the Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center. This 142,000 square-foot education center houses six floors of state-of-the-art hospitality teaching classrooms and hands-on learning laboratories. The center houses a number of food production laboratories, a commercial food production kitchen, student teaching restaurant (1856 Restaurant), a bakery and coffee roasting facility, microbrewery and diagnostic brewing laboratory, wine and distilled spirits education laboratories, spa, roof top garden and event center, and an ultra-luxury training hotel (The Laurel). The center also features a very interactive food hall encompassing two business incubation units. Auburn University is a comprehensive, multi-cultural university and land-grant institution located in Auburn, Alabama, enrolling 30,000 students. See for more information about the Hospitality Management Program at Auburn University.
The Auburn University Hospitality Management program is proud to partner with New Realm Brewing Company on the operation of its on-site micro-brewery to provide a robust, engaging education by exposing students to unique insights into the management and operation of a nationally recognized craft brewing company with multiple production breweries along the east coast and southeastern United States. Here, students gain real-world experience in the management and operation of a commercial brewery and the science and engineering associated with effective and efficient operations. All instruction, whether theoretical or applied, is based on a framework grounded in the principles of continuous quality improvement.
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