Academic Positions Currently on Offer

February 2022

Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University Business School is seeking an exceptional leader for the role of Professor and Head of Tourism to guide the continued growth of this subject area. This is a unique opportunity to join, influence and lead the largest provider of Tourism, Hospitality and Festival & Events higher education in Scotland. The successful candidate will report to the Dean and, in addition to developing the subject area, will also have the opportunity to influence the strategic direction of the Business School.

Please find further details including the Job Description, some information about the Business School and the University, and links to the application process here. Please note that the closing date for applications is 8th March.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please email me at  

Surrey University

The Ulster University wishes to appoint a suitably qualified candidate for the following post:

Ref: 011102  –  Professor & Head of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management within the Ulster University Business School

A job description, personnel specification and details of how to apply are available at:

The Ulster University Business School aspires to be the leading provider of entrepreneurial education, research and impact in the UK. Under the leadership of the Executive Dean, the Head of Department will lead the Department in regard to academic and operational excellence and is required to contribute to the Faculty’s academic, resource planning and market development strategy. They will manage budgets which are devolved to the Department and develop initiatives to deliver on key targets associated with the Business School’s core business in teaching, research, knowledge exchange income and commercial activity. They will also proactively consider ways of increasing the Department’s performance against Faculty and University metrics through both the maintenance of core income streams as well as diversification into areas of new unregulated business streams with a particular focus on global markets.

The closing date for applications is midnight on 17th February 2022.

March 2021

Edge Hotel School, University of Essex.

Director of Research : Edge Hotel School. University of Essex

Based on the University of Essex’s Colchester campus, Edge Hotel School opened in 2012. We have ambitious plans to develop the scale and range of our distinctive industry-engaged experiential learning and to start research activity. An international outlook is important to these developments.

The School benefits from close working with Wivenhoe House Hotel, a commercial 4-star 40 bedroom country hotel on campus. In the National Student Survey 2020, 100% of students expressed overall satisfaction with their course.

We are now seeking to appoint to the role of Director of Research, with the substantive post of Professor or Reader, at a very exciting time in our development. You will develop and implement a research strategy for the School, drawing on the University of Essex’s distinctive cross-disciplinary culture. You will also provide leadership in developing new educational provision and contribute to teaching (including on the School’s new MSc International Hospitality Management course starting in October 2021, co-designed and co-taught with Essex Business School). You will provide leadership in ensuring your own research and that of others in your department generates impact beyond the academic sphere in keeping with the REF criteria.

Initial informal enquiries may be made to Andy Boer, Director of Edge Hotel School (e-mail: ) and/or Professor Andrew Le Sueur, Executive Dean for the Faculty of Humanities ( where after informal discussions can be held using phone or online media.

Full details of the role may be found at :

The  Hague, Hotel School




Oxford Brookes University - November 2018

We have multiple vacancies for senior lecturers at the Oxford School of Hospitality Management and the Oxford Brookes Business School. We are keen to attract specialists in the hospitality, events and tourism fields with interest and expertise in business management, strategy, HRM, business analytics, research methods, and marketing / digital marketing.
Please note the deadline for applications is the 18th of November.

For an informal discussion about current opportunities, please contact either Lindsay Williams ( or Dr Nicolette Michels (

University of West London- May2018

The London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism at the University of West London have vacancies for;

Lecturer Events and Tourism,

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Tourism

Lecturer Food Technology and Science

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Hospitality Management and Food Studies

Please see full details at

And you could join us in our 70th year.


University of Brighton November 2017

School of Sport and Service Management



London South bank University June 2017


Oxford Brookes University- April 2017

Head of School

We have an amazing opportunity to take over as the Head of the Oxford School of Hospitality Management at Oxford Brookes University. The School has a strong international reputation for research, a well-established commitment to teaching excellence, fantastic relationships with hospitality, tourism and events professionals and a distinct collegiate culture. 
We are looking for a Head with a clear vision, drive and proven leadership abilities to build on our existing strengths and successes.Details of the position are available at the link below. The deadline for applications is the 11th of May.  


Oxford Brookes University- March 2017

We are seeking talented individuals to join the academic team in the Oxford School of Hospitality Management at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Candidates must be research active and have experience of publishing in highly ranked academic journals; will have a proven track record in delivering outstanding learning experiences for students; and will have the ability to actively engage with external stakeholders.

We intend to make three appointments at Senior Lecturer level to further strengthen our research culture and to meet the needs of our growing body of students. We would welcome applications from individuals who apply their research and teaching to tourism and hospitality.

The Oxford School of Hospitality Management is recognised internationally as a centre of excellence for research and teaching. It seeks to develop rigorous multi and inter-disciplinary research that has positive impacts on strategy, practice and policy in international hospitality and tourism. 

Applicants must hold a PhD (or be near completion). Further details and the application procedure can be found at:

Oxford Brookes University- February 2017

Several SL posts available


Sheffield Hallam University- November 2016


Huddersfield University- November 2016

Leeds Beckett University- November 2016

Sheffield Hallam University- October 2016


Oxford Brookes -August 2016

Bournemouth University - August 2016

 Job Description & Person Specification Lecturer (98KB PDF)<
Job Description & Person Specification Senior Lecturer (82KB PDF)<

Date advertised: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Closing date: Thursday, September 8, 2016 - midnight
Please quote reference:FMG72
Salary for Senior Lecturer from 38,896 - 46,414 per annum with further progression opportunities to 50,702
Salary for Lecturer from 32,600 - 37,768 per annum with further progression opportunities to 41,255

The Edge Hotel School, University of Essex- May 2016


Sheffield Hallam University- April 2016

Readier in Food - Nutrition or Hospitality Management


Oxford Brookes University- January 2016

Job opportunities available in the Oxford School of Hospitality Management. The closing date for applications is 8th February.

SL in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour in Hospitality and Tourism

SL in Personal and Professional Development in Hospitality and Tourism


University of South Wales- December 2015

Details of a Senior Lecturer position in Sustainable Hotel Management


Surrey University- November 2015 


Oxford Brookes University- October 2015

PhD Studentship in the Oxford School of Hospitality Management.

Focused on Franchise Knowledge Transfer.

Salary - £20,000

For more details follow link.


Sheffield Hallam University- October 2015

We are currently recruiting for 2 Lecturers/Senior Lecturers at Sheffield Hallam University. The links below will give you more information about these vacancies. Please get in touch if you require further information or have any questions.




Bournemouth University- October 2015

Bournemouth University’s Faculty of Management has a number of positions available in Tourism & Hospitality; Leisure & Events and; Sport & Physical Activity

The posts are as follows:

Head of Department - Tourism & Hospitality (

Head of Department - Events & Leisure (

Head of Department - Sport & Physical Activity (

Senior Lecturer in Events & Leisure

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Sport & Physical Activity (Social Sciences or Health & Wellbeing) – 2 posts

The deadline for applications is the 8 November 2015.

Please feel free to contact us for an informal discussion, or for further information:

Head of Department posts - Keith Wilkes, Executive Dean, Faculty of Management ( and Hospitality – Philip Long (

Events and Leisure – Caroline Jackson (

Sport & Physical Activity – Ian Jones ( or Michael Silk (  

These posts offer the opportunity to work in a friendly and dynamic environment with internationally renowned education and research programmes, based in an unrivalled location..



Sheffield Hallam University- October 2015

Readers and Professors in Hospitality and Tourism

 Sheffield Hallam University is currently recruiting for Professors and Readers in Hospitality and Tourism. Whilst the ad states Business Management, the areas we are looking to recruit to are in Hospitality and Tourism.  The links below will give you more information about these vacancies.





The Edge Hotel School, University of Essex- July 2015

The following positions are currently being offered.

Lecturer in Hotel Management

The Edge Hotel School at the University of Essex is the first and only one of its kind in the UK. Students study on a BA Hotel Management degree while working in a luxury 4 star hotel within the University of Essex grounds. This unique environment is the breeding ground for the Hotel Managers of the future and has attracted both national and international attention from industry and government for its innovation and trail blazing philosophy.
About the role:
We are seeking to recruit an excellent Lecturer in Hotel Management to take responsibility for the teaching, delivery and assessment of units from Level 4 to Level 6. You will act as an academic mentor to degree students and join a team of innovative lecturers at the cutting edge of education.
About you:
You will have a relevant degree or higher qualification and an industry background within hospitality. You will ideally hold an appropriate teaching qualification or be willing to work toward the achievement of one. You may be experienced in teaching, an industry practitioner educated to degree level or a PHD student looking to teach for the first time.
 If you would like further information please call 01206 872858 and ask for Adrian Martin and if you would like to apply please fill in the application form and send it to
 Closing date 21st August


University of Brighton- June 2015


Surrey University- June 2015

Please find details of 3 post doctoral opportunities on the link below

The posts can be viewed at:


University of Brighton

Job opportunity at University of Brighton School of Sport and Service Management round to the CHME network.


University of West London- May 2015

Please find details of several exciting opportunities available at the University of West London



University of Huddersfield- March 2015




University of Surrey- November 2014

The following PhD opportunity has been advertised



The Edge Hotel School, University of Essex- October 2014

The following positions are currently being offered.

Vice Principal/Principal Lecturer/Senior Lecturer and Lecturer

Full details attached.







Oxford School of Management, Oxford Brookes University- October 2014

Oxford School of Management has an exciting Post Doctoral position. Full details:;jsessionid=876a457ccc7e3bfb2e079b0773fff67f37c8fad66f9163839d15fb112bbca896.e34LbNmNbhiQaO0MaheQaxaTaxiSe6fznA5Pp7ftolbGmkTy?id=16559625

Oxford School of Hospitality Management, Oxford Brookes University- June 2014

Oxford School of Hospitality Management is seeking to make appointments in the fields of Events Management and Revenue Management.  Full details:


Edge Hotel School- University of Essex- April 2014

The following post for the Principal of the hotel school has been advertised visit for details of the Edge Hotel School.

Download details

Any enquiries please contact -

Karl Schorman


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26 Carnaby Street, London, W1F 7DF



University of Wolverhampton- April 2014

The following post has been advertised


Oxford Brookes University- March 2014

Please follow the link for information re new Senior Lecturer positions at Oxford Brookes University.


IMI Luzern, Switzerland- December 2013

 IMI are now running all their Culinary Arts programmes validated by Oxford Brookes and are seeking a suitable candidate with experience, preferably with some pastry/bakery background.

 Job details attached


 University of West London - December 2013

 Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Hospitality

and / or Event Management at the University of West London in Ealing?

We are recruiting at the moment. These posts are rare and you may know someone who would be just right or who would appreciate the career opportunity?
The links are:


Leeds Metropolitan University- November 2013

Senior Lecturer in Events Management

Salary   Grade 8, £39,649 - £45,941


For further information including the job specification and to apply online, please visit: (or visit the following page and click on Jobs

Application closing date: 20/12/2013.


 University of Wolverhampton

The following vacany has recently been annouced-


University Lecturer positions advertised from 4th Sptember 2013

Glion, London


Bournemouth University


For more details or to apply, please use the following link :

Closing date: (midnight) Tuesday 24 September 2013

Interview date: Tuesday 15 October 2013

Please quote reference: ST61









Manchester Metropolitan University





The following position for a .2 Professorship has been advertised- click here for further information


University of Surrey

Hospitality and Tourism Management Postgraduate Research Studentships for PhD study

The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey is offering full-time doctoral (postgraduate research) studentships in Hospitality and Tourism starting in October 2013. Refer to attached file below for further information.


University of West London

The University of West London is a leading modern university specialising in the education and development of connected creative, business and service professionals.

The School of Hospitality and Tourism is well-established and at the forefront of education within the field. The school is internationally respected as a provider of industry-relevant courses and we regularly win accolades from major industry bodies. We work closely with local and regional employers through curriculum engagement and partnerships.

The post of senior lecturer in hospitality management is an exciting role for candidates to develop their career contributing to teaching and learning at undergraduate and post graduate levels.  You will enable our students, from various backgrounds, to develop academic attributes as well as employability skills. The successful candidate is expected to work as part of a team to contribute further to the standing of our students and the School.

Please see the link attached to apply.


University of Surrey

The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management has a world-wide reputation for excellence, ranked number one by the Times, Independent and Guardian league tables. Tourism and Hospitality Management at Surrey have been at the forefront of teaching, research and publication in the field for over forty years. The academic team has an international reputation and a very strong research-culture.

The school is seeking to expand further in order to offer our students an enhanced experience and to maximise research excellence and particularly our position for the forthcoming REF. We are now looking to recruit excellent candidates who have a developed specialism around the tourism, hospitality and events industry. We have very strong connections with people and companies in the industry and access to these networks will be made available to the successful candidate. Details attached

Westminster Kingsway College

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Programme Manager responsible for managing the successful HE provision at WKC, within the dept of HE, Hospitality, Business & Tourism.  The Programme Manager will be responsible for the management of all HE programmes in Hospitality, Tourism, Business, Culinary Arts and Accounting and will provide development and direction for the area to ensure that curriculum performance; team plans and targets meet the Colleges strategic objectives. In addition, the role will involve direct liaison with relevant employers and Higher Education bodies to identify opportunities and to meet the challenges of the changing educational landscape. Details attached


Queen Margaret University

The Division of Business, Enterprise and Management within the School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management is seeking to appoint a lecturer in Gastronomy to join one of our flagship areas and to contribute to the innovative portfolio of MSc degrees. Details attached


Edge Hotel School

The Edge Hotel School based on the University of Essex’s Colchester Campus is seeking to make appointments at lecturer level. Lecturer is equivalent to Assistant Professor in the US.

Application form and job description should be requested by emailing: clearly stating the post you are interested in applying for.  We are not seeking CVs at this stage. Applications received by 15 May 2013 will receive first consideration. However, applications received after this date may be considered.

University of Surrey.

The University of Surrey has recently advertised posts in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management: L/SL in Hospitality/Tourism and Tutor/Senior Tutor in Hospitality/Tourism. Interested parties should refer to the Vacancies webpage of the University of Surrey website (, and are encouraged to contact Head of School Professor Graham Miller:, or Subject Heads (Dr Anita Eves:– Hospitality and Food; Prof John Tribe: – Tourism) to discuss the roles further.


Oxford Brookes University- School of Hospitality Management

Various research fellowship posts -;jsessionid=e2d92c71b01849a0f07f7a3f3df4db6b1919c79163d879b1f86d7387b62795a5.e34LbNmNbhiQaO0QahqLbhaMaxv0n6jAmljGr5XDqQLvpAe?id=14683601



University of Brighton

Please find a link for a Professorship post in Leisure and Tourism -



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