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Reader in Events Management

School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events Management

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £62,727 to £72,668 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Wednesday 22 January 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 March 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 26 March 2020
Reference:  004620

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 Events and Tourism Management at the University 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 now seeking to make a new appointment at Reader to join our vibrant and highly successful School. 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 impacts, event policy and strategy, and critical events. Expertise in other areas of events management will also be considered.

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

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 the Department for Events, Dr Graham Berridge at

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

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