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Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow in International Tourism

Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire (GB)
Posted
13 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow
Oxford Brookes Business School
Salary: £33,943 rising annually to £37,075

Oxford Brookes Business School delivers outstanding teaching, research and enterprise activity in three interrelated areas. As a central part of the university, the faculty plays a pivotal role in leading on initiatives to deliver the university’s mission and vision. We’re now investing in key areas of business research excellence, focusing on International Tourism, and Business & Management. Which is why we’re inviting exceptional academics to apply for our inaugural Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellowship. It’s a fantastic opportunity to take the first steps on an independent academic career, and be part of high-profile business research that offers great potential for publication.

As a Research Fellow, it’ll be your role to establish and build an independent research programme with an international reputation. As part of this, you’ll ensure projects achieve their objectives, form and develop collaborations with existing and external researchers will see you generate multi and interdisciplinary research outputs’ writing research outputs for international journals and other quality publications.

We’re looking for people in the following area:

  • International Tourism
    • Including: social wellbeing of the elderly, virtual tourism, refugee acculturation, climate change adaptation, and social entrepreneurship and innovation.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone with a PhD, and a substantial period of postdoctoral (or equivalent) research experience. It’s also a fantastic chance to build and develop your already strong publications track record. In fact, you’ll come to us with a history of writing articles in high-quality peer reviewed journals, and the ability to enhance the research culture of both the department and faculty. Responsible for managing major projects and teams, you’ll also have mentored or supervised junior research staff or students.
 
For further details on these opportunities, and how to apply please click the apply button.

Closing Date: 19th May 2017