Dean of the School of Hospitality

Sunway University

Sunway University is seeking an outstanding individual to be the new Dean of our School of Hospitality. This is a key senior management post within the University reporting to the Provost. The Dean of the School of Hospitality will provide leadership and effective management of the School as a whole, overseeing its teaching, research and enterprise missions, promoting and guiding its ongoing development, ensuring its productive and fruitful interaction within the wider University as well as external organizations, and ensuring that its budget and resources are well managed. In line with the Vice-Chancellor’s strategy for growth, the School will progressively expand its activities. This will include the development and introduction of new undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, developing research at the highest international levels, and engaging constructively with the hospitality industry in Malaysia and overseas. A competitive package will be offered for the right candidate for this demanding and important role.

Candidates for this post should possess the leadership skills necessary to set the vision of the School. Candidates should also hold a PhD in hospitality or a related field. They should demonstrate substantial subject expertise and leadership in a hospitality related field. Candidates should have ideally 3 years of experience as an academic Head of Department, Associate Dean or equivalent in a reputable university and be of full professorial status (or be capable of being appointed at such a level). Candidates should also demonstrate strong academic credibility at an international level as evidenced by publications or other outputs indicative of international level achievement in scholarship related to hospitality.

Application Process
To apply, please send a detailed CV with the names and contact details of three referees, a statement addressing the requirements of the post, and stating current and expected salary along with any other confidential information to or visit our website at

The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. We thank all applicants for their expressed interest; however, only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be notified.

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