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Lecturer in Tourism Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of Surrey - School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events Management

Location: Guildford
Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 14th November 2021
Job Ref: 060721

Interview Date: Tuesday 30 November 2021

The University of Surrey is an international university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. It is inventive, forward-thinking and on the doorstep of London. The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey has a world-wide reputation for excellence in teaching and research, set within a collegial and nurturing environment that is supportive of flexible working. The school is ranked 1st in the UK, 1st in Europe, and 3rd globally for hospitality and tourism management in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021 by Shanghai Ranking. Our academic team has an international reputation, strong engagement with industry and a highly productive research-culture.

The School is seeking to make a new appointment to join our vibrant and highly successful School. We are pleased to receive applications from strong candidates in Tourism Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The successful candidate will have expertise in tourism entrepreneurship, strategy, and innovation, and will be expected to teach on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the Department of Tourism and Transport. This may include developing, leading and/or teaching on modules such as Entrepreneurship in Tourism, Hospitality and Events, Tourism Strategy and Innovation, as well as UG and PGT dissertation supervision. Candidates should also have a research agenda that connects through a tourism focus to one or more of the School’s three research centres, which concentrate on competitiveness, sustainability and wellbeing, and digital transformation in the visitor economy.

Details of our activities, our specialisms and our successes can be found on our website:

In return we can offer a generous remuneration package, which includes relocation assistance where appropriate, the latest teaching facilities, and access to a variety of staff development opportunities. Please look at our website ( to see the profiles of the staff who work in our school, and the kinds of activities they undertake.

For an informal discussion about the position, please contact the Acting Head of School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Prof Iis Tussyadiah at or the Head of Department of Tourism & Transport, Dr Albert Kimbu at

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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