7 February 2017 | Jobs
Grade and Salary Band:
Grade 9 (£40,523 to £46,924)
Advert closing date:
*EXPIRED - 28 February 2017
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Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to creating a diverse environment where everybody is treated with dignity, fairness and respect. We welcome applications from all potential candidates.
Our School offers courses in Tourism, Events and Hospitality Management programmes, at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research levels. We have a long and successful history of delivering this subject area. All of our courses are designed to combine business and industry knowledge with practical experience to ensure our students are graduate ready for work.
Technology and creativity are at the heart of the student experience in our School, with a major emphasis on developing business and employability skills.
Through our consultancy and research projects, we have links with a wide range of external organisations and businesses across the globe. We partake in and host a number of international conferences each year, and regularly invite leading industry professionals to share their expertise as guest speakers.
We are looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Tourism Management. The postholder will teach primarily on the BA (Hons) Tourism Management programme but may contribute to other courses across the Faculty/School depending on her/his expertise.
Reporting to the Principal Lecturer in Tourism, s/he will take responsibility for programme leadership of the Tourism Management course and be responsible for strengthening and extending its links with stakeholders in the travel and tourism sector
For more information regarding the role please contact Steven Rhoden, Principal Lecturer on firstname.lastname@example.org
The successful candidate will be a subject specialist and must have substantial experience of working within the travel and tourism sectors. S/he will have considerable teaching experience and be committed to student success.
As the role involves programme leadership, experience of managing the daily operations of travel and tourism courses is essential.
Key Shortlisting Criteria
Ability to communicate complex information with clarity to a range of diverse audiences, both orally and in writing.
Course development experience (desirable)
Experience of contributing to and implementing quality assurance procedures.
Experience of developing partnerships with internal and external agencies.
Experience of working within the travel and tourism sector.
Essential - A degree in a relevant area with significant experience working in the travel and tourism industry.
Essential - PGCE (or equivalent).
Desirable - PhD.
Research experience (desirable)
Experience of using initiative, creativity and judgement when undertaking research and scholarly activities
Sufficient breadth and/or depth of specialist knowledge of Tourism Management and International Development (including current practice) to work within established programmes and write authoritatively in the area.
A sustained period of experience teaching in the subject area of tourism and international development - ideally with expertise in project management.
Team coordination skills
Ability to lead the work of a team, co-ordinating effort and resources to deliver objectives.
The ability to travel overseas.
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