Teaching and Research Professorship in Tourism Management

Company:IMC Fachhochschule Krems

Location:Austria / Krems

Discipline:Tourism Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


The IMC University of Applied Sciences is currently hiring for the following position, commencing from the earliest possible start date:

Teaching and research professorship in Tourism Management (f/m/d)


You will join the Institute Tourism, Wine Business, and Marketing in the Department of Business and are expected to teach in English in your area of expertise in our Bachelor and Master programmes, as well as to conduct applied research projects.
Besides supervising Bachelor and Master theses, you are supposed to cultivate contact to regional and international cooperation partners.
You are an inspiring personality who is eager to help others to discover and refine economic topics and relationships.


  • A solid academic qualification (PhD or equivalent) in Business Economics
  • Profound knowledge in Tourism Management
  • Additional in-depth knowledge in at least one of the following fields:
  1. Hospitality Management
  2. Tourism Distribution and Travel Intermediaries
  3. Entrepreneurship in Tourism
  4. Tourism Experience Design
  • Practical experience in the above mentioned fields
  • Higher-education teaching experience
  • Experience in conducting research and in the acquisition of third-party funded research projects
  • Active member of the scientific community (evidenced by memberships, publications, conference presentations or peer-review work)
  • Excellent English language skills (required level C1/ European Framework of Reference)
  • Good German language skills (at least B2)

The successful candidate is dedicated, with strong organisational skills and a willingness to learn. Professional demeanour and respect for both colleagues and students are very important for us.
We expect you to work efficiently with a clear focus on achieving the set goals, as well as to demonstrate entrepreneurial and strategic thinking.


Pioneering, international and respectful: we consider collaboration between academia, service providers and students as a creative process that paves the way for the successful transformation of research findings into commercial applications.


IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems is not subject to any collective agreements. The minimum annual gross salary for this position is EUR 55,000, based on a full-time workload (40 hours per week). Allocation to pay grades is based on qualifications and professional experience. The university is prepared to pay a higher salary in recognition of relevant professional experience and qualifications.


IMC Fachhochschule Krems, HR Services, bewerbungen@fh-krems.ac.at
If you are interested in this position, please submit your application (covering letter, CV with teaching and research portfolio including list of publications and salary expectations) via our website only.


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