Lecturer (Academic) in Event Marketing and Digital Communication

Bournemouth University - Faculty of Management, the Department of Events & Leisure

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

Within the Faculty of Management, the Department of Events & Leisure is signalling investment and growth that builds upon Bournemouth’s existing excellence and global reputation for combining research, practice and teaching.

As Lecturer in Event Marketing & Digital Communication you will be committed to excellence in practice, teaching and research.  Enthusiastic about student-centred pedagogy, you will contribute to education delivery, including programme management as required, across the range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will also make a significant contribution to employability, and professional engagement with relevant internal and external organisations, at a regional, national and international level.

You will be expected to strengthen the Department’s position as a high-level research institution in joining an active and productive group of scholars whose work coalesces around the interdisciplinary understanding of tourism and hospitality. You will also engage in attracting external grant funding, knowledge transfer, continuous professional development, consultancy and other forms of external engagement and professional practice, as appropriate.

We welcome expertise in any relevant areas and from relevant disciplinary backgrounds. It would be an advantage if you can demonstrate an affinity between your own research programme, research in the Department, cross-Faculty research themes and demonstrate links across the University.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

This post is available part-time for 0.5 FTE (18.5 Hours).

For an informal discussion please contact the Head of Department, Prof Janet Dickinson (JDickinson@bournemouth.ac.uk).

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961130 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference (FMG116).

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

Closing Date: (Midnight) Sunday 3 September 2017

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

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