Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Location
Singapore
Posted
12 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Ref
16309
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Singapore campus of James Cook University is fully owned by James Cook University Australia, which is ranked in the top 2%* of universities in the world. James Cook University Australia established its Singapore campus in 2003 as part of its expressed intent of internationalising its activities and offers a suite of university level programs at the Singapore campus covering the areas of Business, Information Technology, Psychology, Education, Accounting, Arts, Aquaculture, Environmental Science, Games Design, Tourism and Hospitality.

James Cook University offers Higher Degree by Research programs# such as Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy and pathways to a higher degree.

Additionally, the campus offers courses at the pre-university level, specifically designed to provide pathways for students who are unable to immediately meet university entrance standards.

The campus is growing and very friendly and academic staff across the disciplines and administrative staff often interact. At any time, there are students on campus from at least 40 different countries, mainly from the region, but also including a growing cohort from Europe. Singapore is an interesting place to live and provides easy access to other countries in the region. The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to expand their cultural experience, live in a fascinating and exciting city.  

The School of Business at JCU Singapore offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Business, Accounting, Tourism and Finance. Please visit http://www.jcu.edu.sg or http://www.jcu.edu.au for more information. Continuing success of the business programs and the increasing demand for graduates in this field has prompted expansion of our academic team.

Position Overview

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor*, specializing in hospitalitywill work closely with academic staff in the development, course coordination and delivery of the tourism &hospitalityprograms offered at JCU Singapore. Additional responsibilities include mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students, contributing to essential service activities and developing partnerships with industry leaders in the region.  The incumbent will have research interests in any areas of tourism and hospitality. Expertise in gastronomy, operations and revenuemanagement are considered highly desirable. The incumbent will be teaching hospitality or related disciplines and will have a record of academic and industry experience.

*The level of the position offered will be determined by the interview panel.

Duties

  • A leadership role in curriculum development and teaching.
  • Course coordination.
  • Supervision of major honours or postgraduate research projects.
  • Supervision of the program of study for honours and postgraduate students engaged in course work.
  • Research, including, where appropriate, leadership of a large research team.
  • Significant contribution to the profession, and/or discipline.
  • Key Selection Criteria:
  • A PhD in Hospitality or a related discipline.
  • A substantial publication record relative to career stage.
  • Success in obtaining research funding.
  • Evidence of quality teaching and supervision of students at postgraduate levels. 
  • The ability to teach across a range of subjects at various levels.
  • Experience teaching online classes and team teaching is a plus.
  • Evidence of academic leadership relative to career stage.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with colleagues in an academic environment and with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Amenable to use new learning and teaching technologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Enquiries: Dr K Thirumaran, Head of Academic GroupBusiness& IT: k.thirumaran@jcu.edu.au

Telephone: +65-67093716

Employment type: Full time position subject to Ministry of Manpower Singapore jurisdiction and probationary period

Remuneration conditions: Attractive package negotiated with successful applicant (including relocation expenses, initial accommodation costs) commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should note relatively lower Singapore taxation rates and the possibility of annual-wage-supplement equal to a month’s salary at end of calendar year.

Lecturer: SGD78 000 per annum – SGD110 000 per annum

Senior Lecturer: SGD92 000 per annum – SGD130 000 per annum

Associate Professor: SGD120 000 to SGD170 000 per annum.

Method of Application
Applications should provide all of the following:

  • up-to-date CV including research record
  • full statement of qualifications
  • statement systematically addressing the Selection Criteria
  • teaching profile
  • recent teaching evaluations
  • completed Summary Application Form

Applications without any of the above will not be considered. Please state position and reference numberapplying for in subject header and send application to humanresources-singapore@jcu.edu.au

Closing Date: 28 February 2018

We thank you for your interest and regret we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right to invite applications or, alternatively, not to make an appointment.  

The Singapore campus of James Cook University (registered as James Cook University Pte Ltd in Singapore) is a wholly owned company of James Cook University Australia.  

* The Academic Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2017

# The Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) program is also available