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  • Bristow, Robert
    Job opportunity From: owner-trinet-l@LISTS.HAWAII.EDU [mailto:owner-trinet-l@LISTS.HAWAII.EDU] On Behalf Of Guðrún Helgadóttir Sent: Tuesday, January 22,
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 22 6:23 AM

      Job opportunity


      From: owner-trinet-l@... [mailto:owner-trinet-l@...] On Behalf Of Guðrún Helgadóttir
      Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 8:27 AM
      To: TRINET-L@...
      Subject: Available position in Iceland


      Dear Trinetters, this may interest some of you - or a collegue:                                                                                           


      Opportunity in Iceland: Research and teaching in Arctic and rural tourism

      A joint position at the Icelandic Seal Center and Holar University College

      The Icelandic Seal Center was founded to foster pinniped research in Iceland, to promote sustainable tourism in the area, and to educate the general public about seals. At Holar University College, a small, highly specialized college, the Department of Tourism offers diploma, BA, and MA programs in tourism studies and event management. The campus is located in Northern Iceland, about a two-hour drive from the Icelandic Seal Center in Hvammstangi, where the research position will be based. The village of Hvammstangi is family friendly and the location offers great access to nature. See our websites: www.selasetur.is  and www.holar.is 

      The position entails:

      • Research and teaching

      • Involvement in the development of local nature-based and rural tourism related to seals

      • Leadership in developing and implementing new research projects

      We are looking for a person with:

      • PhD in tourism studies or related fields

      • Experience in project management, research, teaching, and tourism development

      • Good personal skills and ability to manage diverse collaborations

      The position starts June 1st 2013; application deadline is February 15th 2013. Applications, including a CV, academic records, and two letters of recommendation should be sent to: Sigurbjorg B. Olafsdottir, HR manager, Holar University College, 551 Saudarkrokur, ICELAND or by e-mail to sigurbjorg@... All applications will be responded to when the hiring process is over. For further information please contact the Holar University College Rural Tourism Department Head, Professor Guðrún Helgadóttir, +(354) 455 6300, gudr@...  or the Icelandic Seal Centre Director, Vignir Skúlason, +(354) 451 2345, selasetur@...


      Guðrún Helgadóttir prófessor/professor, deildarstjóri/department head
      Ferðamáladeild/Tourism Studies
      Háskólinn á Hólum/Hólar University College
      +354 455 6332 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              +354 455 6332      end_of_the_skype_highlighting


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