Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marketing and Tourism (Teaching)
Swansea University
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
2d ago

Lecturer - Grade 8 £34,804-£40,322 per annum together with USS pension benefits

Senior Lecturer - Grade 9 £41,526-£49,553 per annum together with USS pension benefits

Hours of Work : Full time - 35 hours per week

Contract : This is a permanent position

Location : This position will be based at the Bay Campus, Swansea

The School of Management is a top 30 UK Business school for Research Excellence and ranks top 10 in terms of Research Impact, with 90% of submissions earning a World-Leading 4* or Internationally Excellent 3* rating (REF 2014).

In 2015, the School relocated to the University’s Bay Campus and as well as providing facilities for teaching and research to over 2,000 students and 150 members of staff is a hub for industry collaboration, hosting organisations including The Bevan Commission, Fujitsu and AgorIP.

Offering Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Economics, Marketing, and International Tourism Management, the School has established links to industry and partner institutions all over the world.

Each Undergraduate course provides students the option to undertake a year in industry or study abroad for a year at a partner university in countries including Australia, Denmark, Hong Kong and the USA.

Alongside teaching, the School also houses various research centres including The Centre for Visitor Economy Research (CVER), The Centre for Lean Enterprise, Application and Research (CLEAR), the Emerging Markets Research Centre (EMaRC), The Hawkes Centre for Empirical Finance, People and Organisation, Swansea iLab, Welsh Economy Labour Markets Evaluation Research Centre (WELMERC), The Bevan Commission, The Morgan Academy and The Centre for Health and Environmental Management Research and Innovation (CHEMRI).

The role

The Business Department within the School of Management is seeking two engaged, enthusiastic and energetic individuals who will be dedicated to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to contribute to the delivery of brand new BSc and MSc programmes in International Tourism Management starting in September 2020.

The Department is seeking applications at Lecturer and Senior Lecturer level.

These roles will follow the Enhanced Teaching and Scholarship academic career pathway with the main focus as below :

Teaching Delivery and Review : Effective delivery of the teaching, assessment and quality assurance of modules or other equivalent components of the taught portfolio.

Reviewing course content and materials, and developing, designing and updating materials in compliance with quality standards.

Teaching Innovation and Impact : Deliver innovative teaching, which is up to date and informed by research or personal practice.

Esteem : Contribute to the wider academic community with demonstrable impact and recognition from internal and external sources.

Contribute to institutional teaching impact.

Advancing Practice : Use innovation to develop own and other’s practice through influence and mentoring.

There will also be a requirement to fulfil management and research responsibilities as highlighted here :

Contributing to our Activities : Take part in formulating College or University decisions and contributing to activities beyond the immediate research, teaching or scholarship commitments.

Participating in Professional Activities : Engage with professional activities related to the discipline through networking at conferences or involvement in external groups.

Managing Self and Others : Support and enable the development of colleagues, students and / or yourself.

Research Outputs and Activity : Disseminate research findings through appropriate written, oral or other media both internally and externally to the University.

Research Projects and Grants : Secure the resources necessary to underpin research / scholarly / innovation activity, with success as appropriate to the discipline.

Teaching will be focussed on the business aspects of tourism and hospitality, tourism planning and policy, design and management of visitor experiences, tourism marketing and / or digital tourism, and so experience of teaching in these areas is highly desirable.

The person

The successful candidate(s) will have at least one degree in tourism or hospitality and experience of teaching in these areas.

Experience of working in the tourism or hospitality industries would be highly desirable.

There would be an expectation that the successful candidate would have a recognised teaching qualification that would lead to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) or a commitment to achieve this.

Evidence of teaching innovation and a commitment to CPD is also required.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate evidence of the effective delivery of teaching and assessment as well as the ability to undertake teaching material review and respond to feedback from colleagues or students.

Applications should also evidence the ability to be an effective tutor or student project supervisor.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate research interests and a published record of accomplishment in the area of tourism and hospitality as well as the ability to engage with external organisations and businesses to underpin teaching practice.

Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation.

Applicants should also attach to the application 3 separate documents :

  • 1. a Curriculum Vitae;
  • 2. a publication list;
  • 3. a statement detailing your research strategy.

    The School of Management currently has an under-representation of women in senior academic positions. We particularly welcome applications from women for this position.

    Swansea University has been formally recognised for its commitment to promoting gender equality by attaining the prestigious Athena SWAN silver institutional award in the latest review round by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU).

    For further information about the posts please contact Professor Sarah Nicholls : sarah.nicholls swansea.ac.uk

    The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics : age, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion and belief, sex (gender), sexual orientation.

    The college has an under-representation of women in the area of academia, so would particularly encourage applications from this backgrounds.

    Appointments will always be made on merit

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