Senior Lecturer in Events Management

Oxford Brookes University - Oxford Brookes Business School

Oxford Brookes University has an international reputation based on the quality and impact of its teaching and research.

The Oxford Brookes Business School has developed strong relationships with a range of overseas academic institutions and commercial sectors, and is proud of its supportive and collegiate working environment. It offers innovative undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes that prepare students for the next generation of business challenges.

The School is currently expanding its events-related provision, and is looking for a Senior Lecturer to join our events management team in the delivery of an events management undergraduate degree and MSc provision and to establish events management as a specialism. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to make their mark by shaping the Faculty¿s events management provision from its early stages. This role can be full time or part time.

Suitable applicants should enjoy working in a dynamic, growth-oriented academic environment and show enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues.

You will be responsible for:

  • Teaching students using appropriate instruction methods such as lectures, tutorials, and seminars
  • Leading modules, and supporting lecturers and associates in programme delivery and student assessment
  • Supervising student projects and dissertations and undertaking placement visits
  • Undertaking curriculum development work, the evaluation of courses and course materials and to supervise course provision
  • Participating in personal and / or collaborative research, publish in appropriate media, and / or undertake other forms of scholarly research and to disseminate research results/outputs

You should have:

  • A Masters degree, or equivalent qualification, in business management, events management or a related subject
  • Experience in developing programmes, and / or training and development activities, at HE level or equivalent
  • Understanding of the events management industry and the business environment in which it operates
  • Ability to teach events management at UG and PG level.

Oxford Brookes University is committed to achieving its aspiration as a premier teaching and learning institution with a distinctive academic portfolio. The School undertakes research across a wide range of business issues in the private, public and non-profit sectors, and maintains a focus on its students¿ intellectual and professional development. It is a community that invests heavily in the development of its staff and offers significant support for research and knowledge exchange activity.

For informal discussions relating to this post please contact: Georgina Whyatt, Head of the Department of Marketing (

Interviews will be held in the first week of October.

International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

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