School of Environment
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - School of Environment
Vacancy Number: 15046
The University of Auckland (New Zealand) invites applications for the position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Engineering Geology within the School of Environment located in the Faculty of Science. New Zealand's dynamic geology and infrastructure growth provides numerous exciting opportunities for research in Engineering Geology. Expertise in one or more of the following areas would be advantageous: slope stability assessment including hard and weak rock; soil stability and erosion; and engineering geomorphology. Knowledge of hydrogeology and/or geotechnical engineering-related computer modelling also would be useful.
Applicants will hold a PhD, possess a strong background in engineering geology, be willing to develop a portfolio of research-led undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervise research students in engineering geology, while contributing to a range of cognate areas within the Science and Engineering faculties. Also highly desirable would be evidence of an ability to attract research funding, publication in leading peer-reviewed journals, and enthusiasm to build research collaborations and engage with government and industry.
The School of Environment includes academics from a variety of backgrounds including geology and geophysics, physical and human geography, environmental science and ecology. Staff within the School are prominent in a wide range of national and international research programmes involving collaboration with other universities, government research institutes and industry.
Further details may be obtained from Professor Glenn McGregor, Director of the School of Environment (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by visiting the University's Job Opportunities web site: https://www.opportunities.auckland.ac.nz/
Applications must include: a curriculum vitae; a statement outlining research and teaching interests, as well as how the candidate would contribute to the development of Earth Science activities in the School of Environment; and the names, affiliations and email addresses of three referees. Review of applications will commence September 2012.
Applications close 31 August 2012.
For further information go to http://www.opportunities.auckland.ac.nz/