Lecturer in Hospitality and/ Tourism Management

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
08 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to appoint one Lecturer in Hospitality and/ Tourism Management on our Learning and Teaching or Research pathway. The successful candidate will play a significant role in supporting and developing the delivery of either Hospitality and/ Tourism Management and related subject areas within the Tourism and Languages Subject Group. The post will contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of our wider Tourism portfolio whilst supporting our ambitions to develop the particular area of specialism within the undergraduate and postgraduate MSc curricula.

Edinburgh Napier Business School is one of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland, at the leading edge of innovation, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, and business research. The school is focused on the delivery of a portfolio of programmes which reflect the needs of students and places greater emphasis on practical experiences and application of learning. We develop employable (and self-employable) graduates who will drive economic growth both at home and abroad. We have strong and developing links with business through research-led teaching, practice-based classroom activities, student placements, business support, research and consultancy. Our academic staff maintain close links with industry, through professional body memberships, Knowledge Transfer Programmes, and both Work Based Learning and Live Project module supervision.

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The role

You will join the Tourism and Languages Subject Group in the School under the leadership of Professor Paul Barron. This ambitious, growing team consists of academics on Enterprise, Learning and Teaching, Professional Practice and Research pathways who make significant contributions across all strands of endeavour. Your contribution on the Learning and Teaching or Research pathway will be in the area of Hospitality and Tourism Management and we particularly welcome applicants with related industry experience.

You will have the opportunity to influence the direction of our diverse and vibrant curriculum going forward and become involved in both module and programme leadership. It is expected that you will contribute to our international deliveries in, for example Hong Kong and Singapore and you will also have the opportunity to contribute to our growing Global Online Portfolio.  

You will be responsible for developing, designing and delivering teaching and student-centred learning underpinned by academic scholarship and professional practice within your assigned areas of responsibility. 

You will also be required to conduct individual and collaborative research projects, contributing to the research profile within your School, leading to the production of high-quality research outputs and outcomes. An interest in and some evidence of research outputs in the areas or Sustainability and/or Strategic Hospitality Management would be of particular interest to the Subject Group. 

You will contribute to the University's objective of growing our academic reputation for research-informed student learning based on industry awareness.

Who we are looking for

Essential criteria:

  • A doctoral level qualification in the relevant discipline
  • Evidence of a professional academic and research profile
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience to support and develop high quality teaching/learning and research projects
  • Demonstrable evidence of teaching specialisation/experience within either the Tourism Management or Festival and Event Management areas.
  • Commitment to supporting international and online delivery 

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Additional information

Closing date: 5th Dec 2021

Interview day: 14th Dec 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Paul Barron p.barron@napier.ac.uk

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