Lecturers in Hospitality Management

Lecturers in Hospitality Management

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13 May 2 Jun Maastricht

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Job description

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, with a focus on the foundation programme (year 1, 2 and 3) 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.


Zuyd University (HZ)


  • 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'.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year.

  • 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.


Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

As Zuyd, we want to contribute to the development of professions and our region. Together with the community we develop new insights into and solutions for future and current professionals in, for instance, the fields of healthcare, chemistry, and hospitality. We endeavour to play a leading role, settle for nothing but perfection, and have an international mindset.

The 1,700 employees of Zuyd collaborate on three core responsibilities: we educate 15,000 future professionals in fifty bachelor’s and master’s programmes, we develop training programmes for current professionals, and we conduct research on behalf of and in cooperation with businesses and institutions.


Hotel Management School Maastricht (HMSM)

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.


  • Research, development, innovation; Education; Assistant professor; Management; Policy and staff
  • Behaviour and society; Language and culture; Economics
  • 24—40 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • AT Lecturer Hospitality Management


Zuyd University (HZ)

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