Research and Teaching in Tourism and Hospitality Management at Hólar University College
The Department of Rural Tourism at Hólar University College invites applications for a full tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Tourism and Hospitality Management. We are looking for an applicant with knowledge and experience in the discipline, to build up research and teaching in the field within the Department. The post will be situated on site at Hólar North Iceland.
The Department of Rural Tourism at Hólar University College offers undergraduate programs in Tourism Studies and Tourism and Hospitality Management, A Master’s program in Tourism Studies, and Diploma studies in Event Management. All programs are offered as distance learning programs, with on-campus sessions in Hólar. The Department puts emphasis on research in the fields of rural tourism, event management, and tourism and hospitality management. The community at Hólar is a family friendly one and the location scenic with many outdoor recreation opportunities. See www.holar.is.
The position entails:
• research in the field of tourism and hospitality management, with emphasis on rural tourism
• development of the relevant program of study
• teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses (modules)
• participation in international collaboration including research projects
• PhD in Tourism and Hospitality Management or a related field
• experience in research the area of tourism and hospitality management or related fields
• strong communication and interpersonal skills
• responsibility, initiative, independency and planning skills
The evaluation of academic merits will be in accordance with the Act on Public Universities No. 84/2008 and regulations on recruitment and promotion of academic staff at Hólar University College. Salary is in accordance with the current collective wage and salary agreement between the relevant union, and the Minister of Finance. Otherwise, rights and obligations follow the Act 70/1996 on the Rights and Obligations of Civil Servants.
The position‘s starting date will be August 1st 2018; application deadline is April 6th 2018.
For further information please contact the Head of Hólar University College’s Department of Rural Tourism, Laufey Haraldsdóttir +(354) 863 6011, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications should be sent by email to email@example.com, marked Assistant Professor Rural Tourism. The application shall include a cover letter addressing the applicant’s suitability for the position, copies of academic records, the applicant’s CV, and copies of publications the applicant wishes to be considered in this regard. Furthermore two letters of recommendation are required.
All applicants will be informed when the hiring process is over.