Lecturer or Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Hospitality and / or Event Management

St Lucia South, Brisbane, Australia
$92,142.74 - $109,419.20
02 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

UQ Business School

The UQ Business School provides a high-quality range of programs from undergraduate to masters to PhD. The School is distinguished by its international reputation and research focus, and has received accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International and European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS) and is the only Australian University accredited by the World Tourism Organisation (TEDQUAL). This accreditation benchmarks the School with the global standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Notably, the tourism discipline received a '5' (well above world standard), the highest ranking in Australia, in the recent Australian Research Excellence evaluation system (ERA).

The Role

The UQ Business School is looking for Teaching and Research Academics to be based at the St Lucia campus with knowledge / expertise in and a PhD in one of either, Hospitality or Event Management. Depending on the expertise of the successful applicant, appointment may be either at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor level. 

In this role you will provide academic development and teaching in the tourism programs and will contribute to the effective teaching in tourism, hospitality or event management and/or in the disciplinary core subjects; be involved in curriculum development and in the ongoing enhancement of teaching processes and methods. In addition to this, they will contribute to the research strengths of the School and Tourism Cluster, including the pursuit of competitive research grants and regular publication in high quality academic journals, the supervision of research higher degree students; and academic administration and service activities both internally and externally.

The Person

The successful applicant will possess a PhD and proven high quality research and methodological training in discipline areas related to tourism, hospitality or event management, have a demonstrated ability to contribute to high quality teaching of tourism related programs (preferably with experience and proven ability to teach under- and post-grad coursework in the hospitality and/or event management areas), have a very high level and active program of research and an established record of publications in leading national and international tourism-related (or other business area) journals relevant to level.  The successful applicant will understand UQBS priorities around high quality research, exceptional student experience, and strong citizenship to School, Tourism Cluster and Community.


This is a full-time, continuing, teaching and research academic appointment with an expected commencement for Semester 1, 2018.  Depending upon the level of appointment, the remuneration package will be in the range of:

  • For Lecturer (Academic Level B) $92,142 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807- $128,020 p.a.).
  • For Senior Lecturer (Academic Level C) $112,874 - $130,150 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $132,063 - $152,276 p.a.).
  • For Associate Professor (Academic Level D) $135,909 - $149,731 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $159,014 - $175,185 p.a.).

A market loading may be negotiated for successful applicants.

Position Description

Download File 500165_ PD_ Levels BCD Tourism.pdf 


To discuss this role please contact Tourism Cluster Leader, Associate Professor David Solnet on +61 411 828 757 or d.solnet@uq.edu.au.

To submit an application for these roles, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:  Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

Applicants invited for interview will be expected to present teaching and/or research seminars in conjunction with the selection interview process.

For information on completing the application process click here.