U Otago job ad tourism faculty

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Tourism-1302076
DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM

We are seeking applications from research active staff at the level of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Tourism. This vacancy offers applicants the opportunity to join the staff of the well-established and progressive Department of Tourism, at the University of Otago.

Applicants for the position of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor must hold a PhD and have a demonstrated record of publication in high quality academic journals. Candidates who have the capability to teach events management and/or tourism product development will be viewed favourably. Applicants who demonstrate a capacity to work with industry are especially welcome to apply. All applicants should be able to demonstrate a clear commitment to team work and the ability to enhance the teaching, learning and research environment of the Department of Tourism. Experience in supervision of postgraduate students is also a critical component to this position.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to continue developing their academic career in a vibrant and dynamic tourism context.  Tourism is a cornerstone of the New Zealand economy and is of great significance to New Zealand’s environment and society. The Department is located in the South Island’s southern tourism region which includes Queenstown, the Central Otago Lakes region and Fiordland which are famed for adventure and wildlife tourism products, ski fields, extensive alpine national parks, and indigenous Maori tourism enterprises, among other things. Dunedin is a harbour city of outstanding Victorian heritage set adjacent to the Otago Peninsula and its unique marine wildlife. It offers a temperate climate and an excellent quality of life.

The preferred starting date for the successful applicant will be mid 2014 to late 2014 (start date will be open to negotiation).

Specific enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Hazel Tucker, Head of Department, contact details below.

Applications quoting reference number 1302076 will close on Friday, 31 January 2014.

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Location About Dunedin

Primary Location: NZL-SI-Dunedin
Employment Status: Permanent Full-time
Salary Level and Range Senior Lecturer / Senior Research Fellow ($94,832 to $109,669) or Associate Professor / Research Associate Professor ($124,079 to $136,888)
Organisation: Tourism
Job Function: Research and Teaching

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