Department of Marine Science
Lecturer in Marine Science
Applications are invited from appropriately qualified and enthusiastic candidates for a confirmation path, full-time position of Lecturer in the Department of Marine Science Te Tari Putaiao Taimoana at the University of Otago, New Zealand.
The University of Otago is one of New Zealand's largest and most research-intensive universities, currently enjoying a high position in the QS World University ranking in the top 1%. It is a leader across all fields of academic endeavour regularly topping the New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission's education performance indicators.
The University of Otago fosters collaboration, and our marine researchers are active across 14 different departments. The Southern Ocean sits on our doorstep, and we expect the successful candidates to take advantage of our unique geographical setting. Our facilities include the Portobello Marine Laboratory on the Otago Peninsula, field stations in Fiordland and Stewart Island, and a range of research vessels enabling both local and offshore work. Information about the Department can be obtained from the website http://www.otago.ac.nz/marinescience.
The successful applicant will participate fully in the Department's research and teaching activities. They will contribute to teaching and student research supervision in numerical ocean modelling and/or quantitative physical oceanography. Candidates will be expected to develop an independent and productive research programme.
Skills and experience
The ideal candidate will be motivated to engage in interdisciplinary research. We are particularly interested in applications from individuals whose research focuses on regional scale modeling of coastal and shelf environments, and integrates numerical modelling with ocean remote sensing or other ocean observing systems.
This is a permanent, full-time position.
How to apply
Candidates are required to provide:
Applications quoting reference number 1701224 will close on Thursday, 24 August 2017.
To see a full job description and to apply online go to: https://otago.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1701224
Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.