Lecturer Researcher Hospitality Management

The academy Stenden Hotel Management School of NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences is looking for a

Lecturer Researcher Hospitality Management(0,8 – 1,0 fte) in Leeuwarden

Do you want to contribute to ground-breaking education in the field of hospitality, facilitation and career coaching?

Who are we looking for

Someone with extensive work experience within hospitality industry and contemporary developments in hospitality management. Preferably with an international background.

The right candidate has teaching qualification and is familiar with Design Based Education and Learning (or is prepared to obtain training/certification in these areas). Furthermore, someone who has a Master's degree, an excellent oral and written command of English and who would like to develop him/herself as an atelier facilitator and coach*.

*Atelier sessions consist of 25 students. As a facilitator you are process observer who supports and makes learner-

oriented interventions, focusing on the group process. Students have ownership and control over the learning process.

In this role you work on real (design) challenges from the industry as well as situated in real-life environment of the student/learner, using design thinking process in an iterative manner. And you will be guiding the group in reaching learning outcomes by means of working on design challenges.

As a coach you guide students in their personal and professional development through their entire study journey.

Where will you be working

NHL Stenden Hotel Management School is an international institute with approximately 2800 students and over 115 employees. The academy offers 'real world', internationally oriented educational programmes, designed to prepare students for operational and management positions in the hospitality industry, and other service-related companies. NHL Stenden HMS programmes are delivered at national and international branch campuses.

What will you be doing:

  • Student Coaching.
  • Facilitating sessions in Design Based Education.
  • Conducting workshops and expert sessions on a range of hospitality operations related
  • topics.
  • Developing new teaching materials and approaches.
  • Co-ordination and organizational tasks.
  • Supervising graduation products.

We offer

Suitably qualified applicants will be considered for the position of lecturer researcher B.

This position is at salary scale 11 (max €5.332,48 gross per month) of the HBO CLA, depending on relevant experience, based on a full-time employment, excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% end-of-year bonus).  The function is initially for the period of one year and can be extended.

Start date: 15th April 2023 (otherwise as soon as possible).

About NHL Student University of Applied Sciences

It happens because we make it happen. That is what NHL Stenden believes. We give our students the opportunity to fully develop their talents. In a challenging learning environment, students can guide their own academic and professional growth. We have strong connections with businesses and institutions in the region and abroad. As an international multi-campus University of Applied Sciences, we encourage students to look beyond their own field of study and participate in innovative projects in order to gain new knowledge. We serve as a meeting place for knowledge flows and cultures to come together, and we are constantly seeking new connections to the professional field. NHL Stenden's ambitious approach results in knowledge that works!


Are you the enthusiastic and creative colleague we are looking for? Send your cover letter and CV by the application button with reference of the vacancy number 3101 HMS.


You have until 10th of April 2023 to apply.


For more information about the position itself and for any general questions please contact Caroline Scheffer, email: carolien.scheffer@nhlstenden.com, phone: +31 (0)6-42261948.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.