FW: Vacant Position in Tourism Studies, Iceland
- Dear colleagues, I am forwarding the information about the vacant position in tourism studies in the Department of Geology and Geography on behalf of the department. If you wish further information regarding the position please consult the department directly.
Vacant Academic Position in Tourism Studies
Department of Geology and Geography
Faculty of Science, University of Iceland
For enquiries contact Ingibjörg Jónsdóttir, ij@...
The Department of Geology and Geography, Faculty of Science, University of
Iceland, is looking for a Lecturer (Assistant Professor, Associate
Professor or Professor) in Tourism Studies.
The Department of Geology and Geography has established an
interdisciplinary degree in Tourism Studies, with emphasis on nature,
culture and planning. The postgraduate education is being developed and
enhanced. The appointee is expected teach, carry out research and take
part in administration. It is important that the appointee has experience
of teaching and research in Tourism Studies at University level, and will
be able to participate in the development of graduate studies in the
field. The department is seeking to appoint an applicant whose experience
and expertise falls within its fields of emphasis and needs.
Appointment is to take place as soon as possible.
The evaluation of academic merits will be in accord with the University of
Iceland Act no. 41/1999 and Rules for the University of Iceland no.
Applicants should send a thorough description in Icelandic or English of
their education, scientific activities, research and publications. Three
copies of scientific writings, published and unpublished, that the
applicants wish to be evaluated should accompany the application. When the
applicant is not the sole author of scientific writings, he/she should
describe his/her involvement. It is important that the applicant describes
the research that he/she is currently working on and plans to work on.
Furthermore, applicants are expected to include references on their
teaching and administrative work as appropriate.
Salary for the position of assistant / associate professor will be
according to the current collective wage and salary agreement between the
Union of University Teachers, and the Minister of Finance. Salary for the
position of professor will be according to rulings of the State Salaries
Appointments to the University of Iceland do take into account the Equal
Rights Project of the University of Iceland http://www.starf.hi.is
The deadline for applications is June 15, 2005. All applications and
accompanying documents shall be sent in triplicate to the Research Office
of the University of Iceland, Main Building at Su<eth>urgata, 101 Reykjavik,
Iceland. All applications will be answered and applicants will be informed
about the appointment when a decision has been made.
For further information on the University of Iceland, see http://www.hi.is
and for practical information on working in Iceland, see
http://www.eracareers.is/. For enquiries contact Ingibjörg Jónsdóttir,
Professor C. Michael Hall, PhD.
Head of Department
Department of Tourism, School of Business, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND
Phone: +64 3 479 8520 (Secretary)
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Book Review Editor, Journal of Sustainable Tourism &Co-editor, Aspects of Tourism book series: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Associate Editor for Asia and the Pacific, Tourism Geographies: http://www.geog.nau.edu/tg/
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