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TU04 - Teaching Events in Higher Education: New Career Path for Industry Professionals

‐ Jun 5, 2018 10:30am

Credits: None available.

Have you considered making the leap into teaching, but aren't quite sure where to start? Kansas State University Assistant Professor Kristin Malek will share her experience as a former industry professional who has transitioned full-time into academia. Indiana University Department Chair Amanda Cecil will offer her perspective as a faculty member charged with hiring faculty and staff. Learn the differences between teaching at community colleges, four-year universities and research universities. Each level will be discussed in terms of expectations for part-time and full-time faculty as well as minimum education and experience requirements for teachers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore teaching opportunities at a variety of hospitality, tourism, event or business-focused programs
  • Position yourself for teaching in higher education
  • Discuss the faculty expectations from an administrative point of view


  • 0.00 - No Credit