Lecturer / Senior Lecturer - Chemical Sciences x 2

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • UoA Department Name: Chemical Sciences
  • Advert Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Campus: Auckland City Campus
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Number: 55565069

Job Description

School of Chemical Sciences – Faculty of Science

About the role

The School of Chemical Sciences at the University of Auckland, New Zealand invites applications for two Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer positions in chemistry as part of a larger strategic growth initiative. 

The successful candidates will have research interests within the broad area encompassing physical, theoretical, and computational chemistry through to analytical chemistry, chemometrics, and chemical data science, and will be expected to contribute to the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate courses within these general areas. The candidates’ duties may also include teaching other courses for the School, including overseas as part of an agreement with a Chinese university partner.

Our ideal candidate

The ideal candidates will have a PhD in chemistry or a closely related field. The candidates are expected to have a strong track record of research relative to opportunity in one of the fields noted above.

For more information about these roles please review the position descriptions:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Physical, Theoretical, Computational Chemistry

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Analytical Chemistry, Chemometrics, Chemical Data Science

About the School

The University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand’s leading university, and maintains significant laboratory, computational and analytical facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most livable cities. The School of Chemical Sciences is the largest chemistry-related department in New Zealand, with over 30 permanent academic staff and over 180 PhD students. It has a vibrant diversity in its research activities and teaching, with expertise across the traditional areas of fundamental chemical science underpinning specialised programmes in Food Science, Forensic Science, Green Chemical Science, Medicinal Chemistry and Wine Science.

Why us?

The University is committed to equity and inclusiveness, as well as meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi. It provides on-site early childhood centres for infants and pre-school children and has parental leave and flexible work policies supporting a balance between work, life, family and caring responsibilities. In particular, we invite and encourage applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the physical sciences.

For more information on our benefits please visit our Staff Benefits page.

How to apply

Applicants should apply online and provide a CV, one-page research statement, one-page teaching statement, and the names of at least three referees.  Qualified applicants will be considered for both of the open positions. 

General enquiries can be made to Associate Professor Gordon Miskelly, Head of School, ([email protected]).  Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday 3rd November to be considered. Review of applications begins 4 November 2019.

Additional Information

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz.

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