CALL FOR A VISITING LECTURER IN TOURISM BUSINESS FOR AUTUMN 2019
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) in Pori, Finland, is recruiting a visiting lecturer / researcher in tourism
SAMK is an international, multi-disciplinary institute of higher education with over 6 000 students and 400 employees. SAMK has four campuses on the west coast of Finland with faculties of health and welfare, logistics and maritime technology, service business and technology.
Tourism research and education in SAMK focuses on developing business competence, networks and services in tourism industry. The tourism business research group in SAMK supports the growth and competitiveness of tourism destinations and enterprises. It has well recognized experience in joint projects with local, national and international partners. Further information on research group is available at https://www.samk.fi/en/research-and-cooperation/research-groups/
With the aim of promoting internationalization, specialization and quality of teaching, as well as the research conducted by the tourism research group, SAMK is recruiting a visiting lecturer in tourism, from the teaching or research staff of universities of applied sciences, preferably of foreign origin.
As a starting point for a long-term co-operation, the Faculty of Service Business is now looking for a visiting lecturer with expertise in tourism business and tourism development. The academic tasks will consist of both teaching and research activities as well as curriculum development in master level. In autumn 2019, our focus will be in tourism product development, use of natural resources and coastal and maritime tourism. Emerging topics include destination marketing and management. Candidates with experience in Erasmus funding instruments and applications as well as joint research and publication interests will be the top priority.
The contract offered covers a period of app. 3 months from late August or early September 2019 onwards. Duration and number of hours is negotiable in order to find a solution that serves both parties.
The applicants should hold an employee status in another university or university of applied science, preferably of foreign origin. All queries regarding the application procedure should be directed to Team Leader, Ms. Heini Korvenkangas, (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The applicant must submit the following documents (in English):
- cover letter (application) including salary request and proposal regarding practical arrangements
- a CV with educational background, teaching and research experience
o list of publications (with the most significant publications highlighted)
o a description of past research and plans for future research
o experience in project planning, implementation and coordination
o teaching portfolio
o names and contact details for three references
Applicants, who meet the criteria, will be invited for an online interview. The vacancy will remain open until filled. More information on SAMK is available at https://www.samk.fi/en/
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