Professional Teaching Fellow – Computer Science / Computer Systems

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • UoA Department Name: Computer Science
  • Advert Closing Date: 18/10/2019
  • Campus: Auckland City Campus
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Number: 55564524

Company Description

The School of Computer Science is the country's largest, most diverse, and most accomplished. The school was founded in 1981. It now has more than 54 academic staff and 60 PhD students and an ever-growing cohort of undergraduates. The school is among the top 100 Computer Science Departments in the world according to the 2019 QS World University Rankings.


    Job Description

    The School of Computer Science at the University of Auckland is currently looking for an early career academic to join our diverse and internationally renowned school as an entry level Professional Teaching Fellow. If you are passionate about teaching and want to build lasting collaborations, and value diversity, we encourage you to apply.

    The appointee will primarily be involved with coordinating and teaching courses in the undergraduate programme at Auckland but may also be required to teach courses offered by the School of Computer Science in China.  This is a teaching-only role with no opportunity for research. Experience teaching students is essential, and lecturing experience with large classes (over 300 students) would be an advantage.


    Our preference will be for applicants with expertise in the Systems area of Computer Science, such as computer architecture, networks, cybersecurity, operating systems, parallel and distributed computing and cloud computing.

    Our ideal candidate will have:

    • A postgraduate degree in Computer Science or another closely related subject.
    • A commitment to high-quality research-informed teaching of undergraduate students.
    • Ability to motivate and engage students

    Additional Information

    The University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

    • Flexible employment practices
    • Career development programmes
    • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
    • Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services. 


    How to apply

    Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of 18/10/2019 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.  

    This is a full time, permanent position based on the University of Auckland's City Campus.

    To be considered for positions at the University of Auckland, candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid New Zealand work visa.

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