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Senior Lecturer in Events Management

London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism

Salary:   £48,444 to £54,030 per annum
Release Date:   Thursday 28 July 2022
Closing Date:   Sunday 14 August 2022
Interview Date:   Monday 22 August 2022
Reference:   HOSP127

The University of West London (UWL) is one of the top 40 universities in the UK and the top modern university in London according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021.

We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.

The College

The London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism is one of the leading European higher education institutions in hospitality, tourism and aviation management and recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the UK Learning Skills Council.  Part of the University of West London, the College enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation, as well as strong links with business and industry.

The Role

The successful candidate will participate in teaching, assessment and curriculum development of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.   The role includes providing pastoral and academic support to maximise student achievement.  The post holder will engage externally with industry and professional organisations and undertake research in Events Management related areas of interest.  For Further information, please see the job description and person specification.

The Person 

We are keen to speak with candidates who have the drive and commitment to enhance the academic and industry profile of the College at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Essentially candidates need to demonstrate innovation in the design and delivery of programmes and exhibit a keen pursuit of excellence in both scholarship and industry research to develop our national and international reputation. A higher degree in Events Management is essential. 

Additional Information 

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Elitza Iordanova (, Head of Subject – Tourism, Aviation and Events.

We welcome applications from individuals who do not have a fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Should you be successful and do not hold an HEA fellowship you will be asked to complete one within 2 years of appointment as a condition of your continued employment. Depending on eligibility this may take the form of an advanced Level 7 apprenticeship in teaching which means that you will spend 20% of your work in off-the-job study.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.

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