Professor in Tourism

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Brisbane, Australia
24 Sep 2018
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24 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

UQ Business School

The University of Queensland (UQ) Business School is independently ranked as one of the top business schools in Australia and among the leading institutions worldwide. UQ Business School’s mission is to cultivate courageous thinkers who empower future leaders to positively transform business and society.

UQ Business School is renowned for cutting-edge research, outstanding academic staff, the depth of educational programs and close links with leading global organisations.

The role

After several exceedingly strong years of growth for the Business School, the University has launched an exciting academic recruitment plan to expand our unrivalled team of world-class staff.

The Tourism Discipline at UQ Business School has a long tradition of excellence, with its history going back to 1972. Our undergraduate and postgraduate programs provide broad disciplinary foundations followed by majors in hospitality, tourism and event management.

The Professor in Tourism (Teaching and Research) will engage in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, postgraduate supervision, and further development of the School’s programs; perform research, administrative and other activities associated with the School; and significantly contribute to the Tourism Discipline through academic leadership, scholarship and the mentoring of academic staff.

Please review the position descriptions below for full details.

The person

We are seeking engaged and collaborative academic staff whose career aspirations match the following criteria:

  • Motivation to lead an engaging education experience for our students and executive education clients;
  • Record of published research in leading journals; and
  • Desire to engage with industry and contribute to the community within UQ Business School.

Applicants with expertise and the proven ability to deliver high-quality teaching in hospitality and/or event management courses would be highly regarded.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University's Diversity and Inclusion webpage for further information and points of contact if you require additional support. 

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to


Professor Level E - This is a full-time, continuing appointment and the remuneration package will be $175,070 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be $204,831 p.a.).

Position Description

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To Apply

To submit an application for this role, please use the Apply button below.

All applicants must supply the following documents: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter and Selection Criteria responses.

To discuss this role, please contact Associate Professor Judith Mair on +61 7 3346 7947 or email 

For information on completing the application process click here.