Marketing Professor – Open Rank | UM6P's School of Hospitality Business and Management

Marrakech/Ben Guerir, Morocco,  
While proudly attending AOM 2022 (82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management: A Hybrid Experience) School of Hospitality Business and Management (SHBM) looks forward to sharing with you an opportunity that fits your goals for an exciting new future!
The School of Hospitality Business and Management (SHBM), located in Ben Guerir, Morocco, a part of Mohammed IV Polytechnic University (UM6P, Morocco), is recruiting Marketing Professors.  
Mohammed VI Polytechnic University’s (UM6P)  School of Hospitality Business & Management  (SHBM) is driven by the motto “Nurturing today’s talents, Impacting Tomorrow’s Africa”. In shaping hospitality leaders, the school relies on the “Learning-By-Doing” approach. The purpose of this endeavor is to achieve sustainable development in the African tourism and hospitality sector. SHBM aims to build a comprehensive hospitality ecosystem within the modern, state-of-the-art  UM6P campus  located amidst the Ben Guérir Mohammed VI Green City, near Marrakech. SHBM aims to foster and cultivate the essence of hospitality education while encouraging innovation, applied research, and entrepreneurship.
SHBM is the only Associate Member of the EHL Network of Certified Schools in Morocco, a testimonial to our focus on excellence in education. École Hôtelière de Lausanne  (EHL)  is consistently regarded as the best hospitality school in the world and thus SHBM is looking to expand on this initiative throughout Morocco and furthermore throughout Africa.
To support its ambition, SHBM is equipped with the best international standards and has launched an ambitious recruitment plan of new faculty members with open positions for Assistant and Associate Professors specialized in Marketing Hospitality & Tourism Marketing.
Reporting direct to the Academic Dean, the primary missions of the professors are:

To participate in the development of new programs both in executive and continuous education.
To contribute to the development and reputation of the institution.
To promote the development of research and its impact through their publications.
To teach undergraduate courses.

Courses are comprising the following modules: Introduction to Marketing, Hospitality Marketing, Marketing for Tourism, Marketing Strategy.

Please note that the position is mainly teaching-oriented even if a track record of publications is highly appreciated. Areas of expertise: Web-marketing / E-Marketing, Hospitality digital distribution.

Professors will also participate in the development of research in the following areas:

Distribution of tourism products.
Current and future trends in hospitality e-distribution.
Global shift in tourism demand.
Marketing new destinations.
Other areas related to Hospitality Economics and Tourism management may intersect.

SHBM being in full development it seeks 2 types of profiles:

Pedagogically oriented  to support SHBM both in the deployment of its offer and in its educational innovation strategy towards different audiences in Executive and Initial Education.
Research-oriented  which benefit from adapted teaching conditions and material and financial support to carry out their work under the best conditions.
Educated with Doctoral degree level (Ph.D., DBA), applicants should ideally be able to demonstrate successful experience in a previous position.
Passionate about the hospitality business, the transformation, and developments in the sector,
Experience or sound knowledge of higher education is preferred; however, a less experienced candidate may be considered if they are able to demonstrate a solid prior experience matching the person specification and duties described in the job offer,
Comfortable with new educational methods, including the use of digital technology,
Solid understanding of the functioning of academic and industry networks,
Global mindset (open to international and intercultural dimensions),


Position to be filled on or before September 2023,

Desirable personal qualities:

Entrepreneurial spirit
Team spirit
Ability to take initiatives
Highly developed interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
Languages: English. (French is a plus.)

Job Benefits:

Initial research seed funding of $250,000 (distributed over the first three years)

Annual Bonus up to 30%

Housing provided or stipend as preferred,

K-12 Tuition paid for your children

Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Pension Plan

30 Days Paid Leave
Full-time Permanent contract

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To be considered your application must contain the all the following elements below:

A Cover Letter
Detailed Curriculum Vitae

In the profile of the application, upload the remaining required documents:
3. Teaching Statement
4. Research Statement Initial research seed funding of $250,000 (distributed over the first three years),
Annual Bonus up to 30%,
Housing provided or stipend as preferred,
K-12 Tuition paid for your children,
Insurance and Pension,
30 Days Paid Leave