Lecturers in Hospitality Management

Company:Hotel Management School Maastricht

Location:Netherlands / Maastricht

Discipline:Hospitality Management (Strategic Management, Leadership and People)

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


To strengthen our team we are looking for enthusiastic and driven

Lecturers in Hospitality Management

Fields of interest:  Strategic Management, Leadership and People

We are looking for experienced, internationally orientated hospitality managers with an ambition to convey their passion for the hospitality industry to students, both in a professional and teaching capacity. They endorse the importance of good education and are driven to take ownership of the position as higher education lecturer. To students, they are a source of inspiration and a role model; to colleagues a valued team player, contributing to the education of the future generation of hospitality managers from their wealth of their experience.

The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Teaching (strategic) hospitality management and / or management of people in the hospitality industry, in which theory is translated into practice and passion for the profession is conveyed;
  • Supervising and visiting interns, possibly including the coordination of a specific region abroad;
  • Guiding and coaching students in project groups on hospitality management, with a focus on strategic  management and/or management of people;
  • Contribute to the further development of the program in the aforementioned fields of expertise as well as to the recently started digitization of the program;
  • Upholding the quality of the curriculum and assessment programme.

Candidates are expected to have:

  • a solid experience in managing renowned hospitality organisations, preferably not only in the Netherlands, as general manager or member of the management team of a cluster of hotels;
  • up-to-date working knowledge within the international hospitality industry;
  • a Master's degree (preferably in economics) or a MBA;
  • a teaching certificate or a willingness to acquire one;
  • an ability to motivate and inspire students and colleagues;
  • an affinity towards education and developing the talents of young people;
  • an affinity with developments in the digital world / blended learning;
  • a good command of English, both written and spoken, and competence in Dutch is preferable;
  • a good intercultural understanding and a 'global mind set'.

Terms of employment:

  • An appointment for 0.6 - 1.0 FTE (to be negotiated) for the term of one year.
  • Should the candidate prove suitable and perform favourably, then the contract may be extended, provided operating circumstances remain unchanged.
  • The salary scale awarded depends on the candidate’s qualifications and experience and shall be set in accordance with the collective labour agreement (CAO) in the higher vocational education sector, within the career prospects of scale 11 or 12.
  • The terms of employment applicable include both 8% holiday pay and a fixed bonus equivalent to one month’s salary.
  • Our fringe benefits comprise excellent opportunities to further one’s professional career.


Further information is available either on our website: or from Mrs Marja Windhorst, team manager HMSM tel. +31 (0)651196675.

Interested candidates should apply for the position before June 2nd 2020 by entering their personal details, accompanied by a letter of application and CV on the website

The Hotel Management School Maastricht (HMSM), a subsidiary of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, is internationally viewed as one of the leading institutes in its field.

It offers a four-year Bachelor of Arts programme in both Dutch and English and a Master of Science  in Facility & Real Estate Management which is organized in collaboration with international partners.

The bachelor course is aimed at prospective managers/entrepreneurs in the international hospitality industry, comprises a foundation programme of 2.5 years and a specialisation programme 0f 1.5 years offering three tracks: Hotel Management, Food Service and Horizons in Hospitality.

The focus of the HMSM is

'The next step in hospitality'. The program challenges students to carry out this innovation in hospitality. Core values include individual responsibility and personal attention. Besides that, we strongly believe in passion, professionalism, initiative, openness and inspiration. Innovative entrepreneurship is one of the focal points of the education and research programme. The other focal points are 'connecting' gastronomy and the development of a 'global mind set'. Furthermore, the ambition for the coming years is to significantly increase HMSM's international profile.

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