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Lecturer in Event Operations

University of the West of Scotland - School of Business and Creative Industries

Location: Paisley
Salary: £36,914 to £44,045 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd October 2019
Closes: 21st November 2019
Job Ref: REQ000863

Paisley Campus

Full Time: 35 Hours per week.

The UWS School of Business and Creative Industries is continuing to make a significant investment in academic posts to support its strategic development and to help further position the School as a key player locally, nationally and internationally.

This appointment aims to give individuals the opportunity to start their academic career. This is a new post for our School based on the success of our undergraduate and postgraduate Events Management programmes. This post will include the opportunity to carry out teaching, research/Knowledge Transfer and external engagement activities. We seek applications from those wishing to begin, or who are in the initial stages of, an academic career, to join our team and to contribute to the success and growth of the area of Events.

We want to appoint an individual who is passionate about their subject and who can contribute to the on-going expansion of their subject area delivery as well as to the research profile and commercialisation activities of the group. The ideal candidate would have practical experience in the Events Industry and able to develop and lead projects in partnership with external stakeholders.

You will be joining us at a very exciting time in our development and would become part of a dedicated team who offer support and guidance to their students. You will have opportunities to help build the reputation and profile of our School as a leading contributor to the economic and social development of the communities in which we work as well as engage in exciting international opportunities.

Informal enquiries in the first instance, can be made to Dr. Sandro Carnicelli, Marketing, Events and Tourism Unit Leader on 0141 848 3000 or by email to

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Interviews to be held on: Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th December 2019

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520

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