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(Geo) აკადემიური კონკურსი ტურიზმის მიმართულებით

International Black Sea University, LLC is please to announce Academic Competition for the following academic positions in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Tourism Marketing, E-Tourism, Branding of Tourism Products, Tourism Recreational Resources, Eco Tourism and Environment Protection Courses.


  • Associate Professor (1 vacancy for 5 years) in Tourism Program; Teaching Language – Georgian
  • Associate Professor (1 vacancy for 5 years) in Tourism Program; Teaching Language – English


Qualification requirements:

  • Doctoral or equivalent degree (in Tourism, Business Administration or Economics);
  • At least 3 (three) years of scientific-pedagogical experience;
  • Meeting the requirements set forth in the scientific -pedagogical activity report. Collecting at least 100 points (50 points must be collected from academic publications/books);
  • Corresponding Language proficiency (at least B2 level);


There is a possibility to obtain academic positions by qualified personnel, based on professional merit. In this case, the qualification of the person may be confirmed by their professional experience, special training and/or publications. A person may be considered as correspondingly qualified, if she/he has a qualification necessary for developing learning outcomes and the candidate should meet the following criteria:

  1. Holds at least Master’s or equivalent degree in the same field/ a PhD or equivalent degree in a different field for obtaining the academic position of an associate professor;
  2. A candidate must have significant working experience in the relevant field – at least 7 (seven) years and
  3. at least 2 publications in the relevant field and/or the field-specific training during the last 5 (five) years and
  4. At least 1-year experience in scientific-teaching work activities in higher educational institutions.
  5. corresponding Language proficiency (at least B2 level);


Candidates are eligible to decide whether they sign Affiliation Agreement with the university or not.


Applicants are required to submit the following documents (in printed and electronic form):

  • Job Application (please see the form attached)
  • Info Sheet – R19F18 (please see the form attached)
  • Copy of ID card/passport. For foreign citizens – notary-approved translation / copy of residential card (if any);
  • Notary approved copy of Georgian Diploma and/or notary approved translation of foreign Diploma/relevant certificate. If the diploma is not issued yet, a temporary graduation certificate is necessary. If the diploma is issued by a foreign HEI, it must be recognized under the Georgian legislation by the corresponding body and a copy of recognition letter is required;
  • Document(s) certifying scientific-teaching work experience (including employment period and delivered subjects);
  • Book of Job Records or work certificate from other current / previous jobs (other than IBSU);
  • CV in Georgian and English with at least two references;
  • Scientific-pedagogical activities report (R36I1F1 – please see the form attached) (Does not apply to academic staff appointed with professional merit);
  • List of field relevant scientific articles, publications and their copies (during the last 5 years);
  • Documentation / Certificate of Participation in Trainings and Conferences (if available);
  • Copy of international certificate of proficiency in foreign language / Curriculum Matching / Copy of higher education certificate in foreign language (if required). In the case of a document issued in a foreign language – a notarized translation and copy or a document certifying the lecturing in the relevant language;
  • Syllabus in Georgian and English (if the course is delivered in English) or in Georgian (if the
  • course is delivered in Georgian). The candidate can submit a syllabus prepared not in IBSU format for the contest.
  • For applicants willing to occupy academic position on professional merit – any relevant documents complying with the qualification requirements;
  • Police Clearance Certificate for crime against sexual freedom and inviolability and certificate for the right to be employed at educational institution.

The commission is authorized to request the candidate to conduct a sample lecture. The sample lecture is delivered in the language of instruction defined by the vacancy requirements. Interested candidates should submit the required documents (hard copy and electronic version) from February 28, 2022 through March 11, 2022 to the Chancellery and Human Resources Management Office of the International Black Sea University. Please specify the position title in the subject line of your email.

Address: Tbilisi, D. Aghmashenebeli Alley 13th km, # 2.
Contact number: 2595005 (131/132), E-mail: hr@ibsu.edu.ge