Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Events and Hospitality Management

University of East London - Royal Docks School of Business & Law

UEL’s ambition is to become London’s leading university for civic engagement. We are a vibrant and diverse university located in the heart of east London. Our new corporate plan sets an ambitious agenda for our future success and growth which focusses on the delivery of high quality teaching and learning and excellence in research.

The UEL student body is rich in its diversity; students are drawn from a wide range of backgrounds and age-groups, with a high proportion from low income groups. We look for outstanding teachers, who exude a love of teaching, who inspire students and colleagues through their approach to teaching, and who are strongly committed to raising levels of student achievement.

We have ambitious plans to grow our provision in events and hospitality management. We want our curriculum to develop confident and rounded individuals, balancing the rigour and challenge of academic study with the development of industry-led skills, knowledge and competences and the ability to enter employment and build successful and rewarding careers.

We are seeking an individual who understands the events and hospitality industry and the opportunities offered by its multitude of sectors and organisation. You will have the relevant knowledge and experience to design and deliver a curriculum in conjunction with the other members of the team, which is engaging and effective in preparing our students for their future careers. You will actively participate in programme administration, including course management.

You will be educated to masters degree level in hospitality and/or relevant professional experience/qualifications and have experience of teaching. You will be an excellent team player with a positive attitude, a flexible approach and the ability to work independently. You will be enthusiastic about learning and committed to helping our students develop a foundation of skills and knowledge that increases their employability and empowers them to build successful careers.

This is an exciting time for UEL. We are building for the future, anticipating the changes ahead in higher education and developing innovative learning programmes renowned for their high quality in both practical application and academic rigour. If you have the ambition to build our hospitality provision, help us deliver our vision and make a real difference to the future lives of our students we would very much like to hear from you.

To obtain further details about this vacancy, visit our website at http://jobs.uel.ac.uk/ (reference number: 028A2017). The closing date for applications is 10 September 2017.

CVs without completed application forms will not be accepted.

We are working actively to improve the diversity of our staff.

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