Assistant Professor in Tourism

Aalborg University - Department of Culture and Global Studies

At the Department of Culture and Global Studies, The Faculty of Humanities, a position as assistant professor within tourism is available from 01.08.2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is available for a period of 4 years.

Job description

The Department of Culture and Global Studies, Faculty of Humanities, seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Tourism whose work will complement and extend the existing expertise within the Tourism Research Unit and Tourism Master's degree programme at the Aalborg Campus. The successful candidate will conduct research and teaching in one or more of the following areas: tourism and consumption practices; innovation in tourism and tourist experiences; tourism marketing and destination branding.

During their employment as an assistant professor, the successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Deliver high quality teaching, supervision, and associated examination, as required across the range of modules offered on the Tourism MA programme, including the modules ‘Consumer Studies in Tourism’ and ‘Innovation in Tourism’.
  • Undertake research and publish research outputs of an internationally recognized quality.
  • Engage in external research networks and collaborations.
  • Engage with external organisations to enhance the cultural, social, environmental, and/or economic impacts of their research and/or teaching.
  • Participate positively and fully in the day-to-day activities of the Department of Culture and Global Studies and the Tourism Research Unit.

Candidates for this position must have submitted, and preferably completed, a doctorate in a relevant field.

Further details and instructions regarding applications can be found via the 'Apply' button below.

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