Lecturer in Research (Freelance)

(0.6 – 1.0 fte)

General function description

You are able to teach and help develop courses that are closely linked to real-life hospitality management practice. Main goal is to develop the inquisitive mind set of the student. A passion for research is what drives you and enabling others in the willingness to do the same is what inspires you. You love to place research examples in applied business contexts and you are able to explain research as such to others.

You are a professional and motivating lecturer, encouraging students and colleagues to achieve excellence. You are an active team player willing to cooperate and contribute to the school’s success. The role of the lecturer is often that of a coach who guides the students in their learning journey and help them discover what research is and how it can be applied in hospitality management.

You have a good command of didactic skills and you feel at home in a dynamic and international academic environment.

Candidate profile:

  • An academic degree at Master’s level preferably in research methods or similar
  • Experience teaching and conducting research including both qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Knowledge of SPSS is required
  • Considerable experience in translating real life business issues into applied research questions
  • Experience in higher education; an enthusiastic approach to education with an emphasis on coaching students to deal with real-world professional assignments;
  • Insights into and knowledge of current affairs and developments in hospitality & services industry is a pre
  • Excellent verbal and written command of English
  • Excellent social skills, an ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, and a proactive attitude to solve problems


Hotelschool The Hague offers a salary according to the Collective Agreement for the Universities of Applied Sciences in scale 11 with a range between € 3.658,64 and € 5.026,85 depending on your professional experience and qualifications. The contract is annual; however may be prolonged for a permanent contract within the first three years, and is not focused on publications, rather the total contribution of the individual.

In addition, Hotelschool The Hague offers:

  • a 13th month;
  • an excellent package of fringe benefits;
  • employees with a 40 hour working weeks are entitled to 428 hours (53 days) of leave annually with retention of salary;
  • a pension plan through ABP;
  • excellent opportunities for further personal development;
  • Compensation towards your health insurance expenses;
  • Option to make use of group discounts for multiple insurances;
  • Travel allowances for commuting to and from work.
  • But most importantly you would work for an organisation that strives to have a positive impact on society, helping to develop future leaders in the hospitality industry

Additional information

Hotelschool The Hague works with a 40-hour work week, the working days for this position are Monday-Friday. The starting date for this position is as soon as possible. You are required to teach at both our campuses.

Please contact Ms. C. Berenbaum, Programme manager bachelor education by email c.berenbaum@hotelschool.nl should you require any more information about the position.

An English language proficiency test may be part of the selection procedure. Upon receiving an offer, a certificate of conduct (VOG) is required.

How to apply

We look forward to receiving your English CV and motivation letter. We welcome applicants who prefer to work as free lance also to apply.

To apply please send your cv and motivation letter to hr@hotelschool.nl.

Kindly submit your CV and motivational letter in English, to the attention of Mr. M Koeslag, HR Advisor. The application deadline is 23 January 2022.