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Lecturer in Tourism and Airline Management

Edinburgh Napier University - Business School

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £39,609 to £48,677 plus excellent benefits
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th May 2019
Closes: 25th June 2019
Job Ref: 0000006762

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in Tourism and Airline Management on our Learning and Teaching pathway. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate significant contribution to improving student learning through the development and application of pedagogic initiatives and demonstrate national standing (for example through awards or prizes, membership of editorial boards, external examining and conference attendance and organising) in the area of Tourism education and be able to demonstrate some experience of Airline education. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a sustained record of quality outputs that might include journal articles or conference papers and provide evidence of applying for external funds. The candidate will join the highly successful Tourism subject area and contribute to our popular BA (Hons) International Tourism and Airline Management programme in the Business School, which is currently the largest in Scotland and in the Top 10 in the UK (The Guardian, 2017). This will include designing, developing and delivering new and innovative approaches to teaching and supervision that results in outstanding student feedback.  

About the school 

The Business School is one of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland and at the leading edge of innovation, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, and business research. It has an established track record of a high level of engagement and collaborative working with business and professional networks. 

To learn more about our Business School, watch this short video.

The role

You will join the Tourism and Languages Subject Group in the School. This ambitious, growing team consists of academics on Enterprise, Learning and Teaching, and Research pathways who make significant contributions across all strands of endeavour. Your contribution on the Learning and Teaching pathway will be in the area of Tourism and Airline Management. Your experience might be drawn from the wider Tourism and/or Airline industry. You will have the opportunity to influence the direction of the BA (Hons) Tourism and Airline Management and become involved in both module and programme leadership. 

You will be responsible for developing, designing and delivering teaching and student centred learning underpinned by academic scholarship and professional practice.

You will also be required to conduct individual and collaborative research projects, contributing to the research profile within your School, leading to the production of high quality research outputs/outcomes.

You will contribute to the University's objective of growing our academic reputation for research-informed student learning based on industry awareness.

You must be ambitious and enthusiastic about cross-disciplinary working and be committed to working collaboratively across the University.  

Who we are looking for

In addition to the role profile the following criteria are essential: 

  • A doctoral level qualification in the relevant discipline
  • Professional qualifications relevant to discipline
  • Evidence of a professional academic and research profile alongside a commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience in specialism to develop high quality teaching/learning and research programmes and have experience of research led teaching and/or training
  • Demonstrable evidence of a teaching specialisation

Please click here to view the role profile/description.

Benefits we offer

Information about our benefits can be found here

Additional information

  • Closing Date: Tuesday 25 June 2019 (Midnight BST)
  • Interviews: Wednesday 31 July 2019
  • For informal discussions please contact Paul Barron - p.barron@napier.ac.uk
  • We are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role
   
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