Free open Job in Australasia Professor, Hospitality/Business Event Management at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable. 

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation. 

The Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management is a multi-award winning provider of degrees in the fields of event management, real estate and property development, international tourism and hotel management, and sport management. The Department attracts the nation’s largest student cohort in hotel and tourism related degrees. The Department delivers a Bachelor and a Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management and teaches a number of majors in the Griffith Business School’s Bachelor of Business and Master of Business. 

The opportunity

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an exceptional candidate with expertise in the discipline of Hospitality or Business Event Management. As Professor of Hospitality or Business Event Management, you will be expected to lead engagement, teaching and research activities in relation to your own specialisation but also in support of the broader research program of the Griffith Institute for Tourism. There is a strong focus on developing one specific area for research and teaching for Griffith University and on helping position the University as a national and international leader in this field.

This is a full time, continuing position based primarily at either the Gold Coast or Nathan campus, however the successful applicant may also be required to work across our other campuses. 

About you

The successful candidate will possess a PhD in a relevant discipline. As Professor, you will be able to articulately outline a strategic vision for your area of expertise at Griffith University. An excellent record of publications will ensure that Griffith continues our outstanding achievements in research. A demonstrated ability to network effectively will ensure that working relationships are improved both internally and with government, industry and community stakeholders.

Salary range

Professor, Level E: $175,772 per annum. Salary packaging including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $205,604 per annum. 

How to apply

Please view the relevant information package for full application requirements: 

To support your application please ensure your current curriculum vitae/resume includes:

  • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
  • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
  • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
  • Research interests and list of publications;
  • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description. 

Successful candidates may be subject to a criminal history check 

Further information

In order to apply or for a confidential discussion about these roles, please contact executive search consultant assisting the University, Sonia Pechner, at Academic Search International via phone on +61 2 9238 2127 or +61 400 111 994; or email 

Closing date: Friday 17 August 2018 at 4.30 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted via Academic Search International. 

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV’s from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV’s sent directly to Line Managers.

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