Tourism Management Faculty Positions at the HNU-ASU Joint International Tourism College

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Faculty Positions at the HNU-ASU Joint International Tourism College, Hainan University

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Hainan University (HNU) is a comprehensive provincial university in Haikou, Hainan. It is one of the “211 Project” key universities in China. HAITC is an innovative joint college, a Sino-foreign cooperative tourism institution approved by the Ministry of Education of China. HAITC currently offers three dual-degree programs: Hotel Management (Tourism Development and Management TDM), Human Geography and Urban-Rural Planning (Parks and Recreation Management PRM), and Public Administration (Public Service and Public Policy PSPP). All three programs started in fall 2017, with  789 undergraduate students currently registering. Courses are taught by both HNU and ASU faculty members.

Our partner, the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University, is a vibrant community of active scholars committed to excellence in education and innovative responses to collective problems. The Watts College consists of four schools that include the School of Community Resources and Development (SCRD) and the School of Public Affairs (SPA). SPA is ranked #13 in the U.S., according to U.S. News and World Report, and #5 in research, according to the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities. Based on 2018 CWUR academic rankings of global universities, ASU is ranked # 7 in the world (#2 in the U.S.) in subjects of hospitality, leisure, sports, and tourism.


Job Responsibilities

The successful candidates will be expected to deliver excellent in-class instruction at the undergraduate level, and participate in service activities for the college, profession and community. Courses are taught in English. Contributing to graduate education is anticipated in the future. All these faculty positions are stable and renewable depending on teaching performance.



Faculty Position in Tourism Management

1)Required Qualifications

•Earned doctorate degree in tourism, recreation, leisure studies, community development, geography, planning, economics or a closely related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment

•Evidence of a strong or promising program of scholarship in tourism studies

•Evidence of teaching effectiveness

•Ability to work with culturally-diverse populations

•Fluent in English

2)Desired Qualifications

•Teaching focused on introductory tourism and leisure knowledge, and one or more other areas of expertise including but not limited to sustainable tourism, tourism planning, hotel management, tourism management, tourism marketing, community services and professions, sustainable communities, and diversity and inclusion

•Research focused on sustainable tourism, tourism education, island/coastal/tropical tourism, tourism in Southeast Asia, agritourism, health tourism, tourism technology, or tourism in tax free zones

•Demonstrated ability to teach effectively in the classroom

•Evidence of work on both internally and externally-funded research projects


Application Procedure

To apply, please send the following application materials to or via the Apply Link below:

1. A letter of application in which you describe your fit to the position relative to the qualifications listed, and state the position you are applying for (i.e. Lecturer or Associate Professor).

2. A complete curriculum vitae.

3. Evidence of effective teaching and a one page (maximum) statement of teaching.

4. The names and contact information of three references.

5. Other materials may be requested of those selected for interviews.


Please feel free to email or with questions. For more information about HAITC and ASU, please visit us at the following websites: ;


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  • Total Jobs 7 Jobs
  • Location Haikou
  • Full Address No 58, Renmin Avenue, Haikou, Hainan Province, China
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