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  • Ref no: GCU00821
  • Published: 14/5/2020
  • Closes: 28/5/2020
  • Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
  • Salary: £42,792.00 - £49,553.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week


This appointment will commence in September 2020

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural, modern university in the centre of Glasgow. It is placed amongst the top 200 modern universities in the world (THE, 2019) and in the top 50 universities globally for social impact (THE, 2019). Our welcoming community of 20,000 students from more than 100 countries enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and excellent facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York. Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence are integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.

An opportunity has arisen to join us as a Lecturer in Events and Tourism. Based in the Glasgow School for Business and Society, you will join the Department of Fashion, Marketing, Tourism and Events; a dynamic group of academics and practitioners with a focus on ‘real-world’ teaching, research, business and community engagement. We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced lecturer to contribute to teaching, curriculum development, programme management and research in the areas of events and tourism.

You should have a relevant industry background in events operations and management and be able to teach events and tourism related operations, strategy and management at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You must also have a relevant master’s degree and ideally a completed, or near-completed doctoral level qualification. As well as lecturing experience, you will have a proven record of research activities and outputs and be able to supervise student projects and dissertations. Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills are necessary for the role as well as a collegiate and collaborative approach.

Further details on this post are available by contacting Linda Shearer, Head of Department; Tel: +44 (0)141 331 8753; email:

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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