A Doctorate (NQF Level 10) in Tourism or Hospitality with at least six (6) years of lecturing experience at tertiary education level and/or industry experience or an equivalent combination of relevant professional experience. Excellent English communication skills (oral and written). Proven competence in successfully sourcing research or project funding from thirdparty sources, successful initiation and management of research projects, curriculum development, and strong management/ organisational and mentorship skills. Competence to teach at least three of the following courses: Hospitality and Tourism Operations and Strategic Management/ Hospitality and Tourism Business Development/ Logistics and Supply Chain in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry/ Quality Service Management in Hospitality and Tourism Industry. A credible record of lecturing, peer-reviewed publications, community engagement, programme coordination, and supervision of students (research) at both under- and post-graduate levels.