Hospitality/Event Management Professor/Lecturer job at University of Surrey


Professor/lecturer in hospitality/event management

£63,668 – £101,366



The University of Surrey is one of the UK’s leading public research universities. Join 2,500 employees and 17,000 students in an inspiring, innovative and diverse environment to make a positive impact through free thinking and hard work.

Our hotel and tourism management school enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in teaching and research, in a collegial and stimulating environment that promotes flexible working. The school is ranked 1st in the UK and 3rd in the world for hospitality and tourism management in the Shanghai World Academic Subject Rankings 2021. It is also in the top 10 for tourism, transport, travel and heritage in the Complete University Guide 2022.. Our academic team enjoys working in a dynamic research culture, we have the largest PhD program in the world and benefit from a strong engagement with industry. It is an exciting time to join us as we are improving our undergraduate and postgraduate programs in hospitality, tourism, transport and events. So not only will you be part of an innovative school, but you will also contribute to the development of the school.

The incumbent will work with integrity to make a significant contribution to the advancement of hospitality or event management that is recognized internationally. A key element of the role is to undertake a significant research program and to attract and secure research funds, and oversee postgraduate research. You will also contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs as well as the effective management and administration of the School. The faculty position will also be expected to lead research programs, research proposals, and funding offer submissions.

Applicants should demonstrate experience in writing/managing grant and funding applications, writing high-quality academic publications, and delivering high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Candidates at the professor level will also demonstrate academic leadership and research experience.

In return, we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance, flexible work options including home/campus blended workplaces (depending on job duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel programs and family-friendly benefits, including an excellent on-site nursery.

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that provides equal opportunities for all. We value everyone in our community and seek to increase diversity. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups, such as people from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

Please apply by uploading a full CV and cover letter

Deadline for submitting applications: Thursday, March 10, 2022 at midnight.

Interviews will take place face-to-face on campus on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.


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