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The University of Surrey is an international university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. It is inventive, forward-thinking and on the doorstep of London.

The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey has a world-wide reputation for excellence in teaching and research, set within a collegial and nurturing environment that is supportive of flexible working. The School is currently ranked in the top ten in the world with 5 stars for excellence by the recent QS university rankings. Our academic team has an international reputation, strong engagement with industry and a highly productive research-culture.

The School is seeking to make a new appointment to join our vibrant and highly successful School. We are pleased to receive applications from strong candidates in Events Management. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in International Events Management and have the necessary knowledge and skill set to become a Programme Leader. We are pleased to receive applications from strong candidates in Events Management and are particularly keen to receive applications from individuals whose expertise relates to event policy, strategy & impacts, business events, and critical events. Expertise in other areas of events management will also be considered.

Candidates should also have a research agenda that, ideally, connects through an events focus to one or more of the School’s three research groups, which concentrate on competitiveness, sustainability & wellbeing and digital innovation.

Details of our activities, our specialisms and our successes can be found on our website:

In return we can offer a generous remuneration package, which includes relocation assistance where appropriate, the latest teaching facilities, and access to a variety of staff development opportunities. Please look at our website ( to see the profiles of the staff who work in our school, and the kinds of activities they undertake.

For an informal discussion about the position, please contact the Head of School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management, Prof Nigel Morgan at or the Head of Department of Events, Dr. Graham Berridge at

The closing date for applications is the 1st March 2020. Interviews will be held on 26th March 2020.

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2020
Category: Research & Teaching


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