Raji Kumar Dev

Mr. Raj Kumar Dey

Assistant Professor & placement coordinator

Mr Raj Kumar Dey works as an Assistant Professor and Placement Coordinator with the Faculty of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology, RUAS. He has accumulated a wealth of experience and first-hand insights into the industry having worked at various prestigious hotels in London and India for over a decade. He has specialised in night auditing and pre-opening of hotels in UK and India besides being skilled in PMS and day-to-day operations. On completing his hotel management course in India, he enrolled into the University of Sunderland, UK for his Master’s degree in Business Administration. He subsequently trained at the well-known Sofitel London St James and worked at the Hyatt Hotels Corporation before entering the academic world.


  • MBA in Human resource

    University of Sunderland, United Kingdom

  • Advanced Professional Diploma In Strategic Hospitality Management

    Kings Langley College Of Management, Edexell, London, United Kingdom

  • Diploma in Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition

    DSMS Durgapur, West Bengal state council of Technical Education


Total years of Experience :

15 Years

Academic Experience :

  1. Hospitality Trainer Under Lincoln University Academy of Culinary Art
    (Nepal) — April 2017 to Jan 2018
  2. Asst. Prof, Front Office in Faculty of Hospitality Management & Catering Technology, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences — 2 years (2018 — till date)

Research and Industrial Experience: 

  1. The Park, (Internship 06 month in the year 2005) Vishakhapatnam, India
  2. Worked with Accor UK & Ireland & India (May 2008 to 2015) Mercure Hyderabad (Duty Manager PRE-OPENING) by Accor India
  3. Mercure London Greenwich (Guest Service Manager PRE-OPENING) Accor UK & Ireland
  4. Sofitel London ST James (A Luxury 5‑star hotel at ST James Park, London) (Night Manager) Accor UK & Ireland
  5. IBIS London Wembley (Team Leader) Accor UK & Ireland
  6. IBIS London Dockland (Night Auditor) Accor UK & Ireland
  7. Ginger Hotel Baroda Gujarat, India (Support Service Associate) A Tata Enterprise i
  8. Assistant Manager Hyatt Hotels India (2015 to Jan 2018)

Research Interest

Staff motivation and staff turnover

Research Expertise

Pre-opening of hotel Training & Placement


  • Staff motivation
  • hotel Training & Placement

  1. Contemporary Issues and Challenges of Hospitality Sector: A case- Study on Staff Turnover and Motivation with Special Reference to Ibis Hotel, London (National Journal of Jyoti Research Academy)

  1. Employee of the year 2009 ( IBIS London Dockland AccorHotels UK & IRELAND)
  2. Paper publication National Journal of Jyoti Research Academy