Lecturer - Aquaculture
DEPARTMENT of MARINE SCIENCE - TE TARI PUTAIAO TAIMOANA
Who we are
The Division of Sciences is one of the four teaching divisions in the University, the others being Health Sciences, Commerce, and Humanities. The Division of Sciences represents a broad range of disciplines in 15 Departments and a number of inter-disciplinary programmes.
The Department of Marine Science is a friendly, diverse and dynamic team, with research spanning biology, ecology, physical oceanography and geology. The department capitalises on the unique setting of the coastal Otago region, from local harbour and open beach environments to its position at the gateway to the Southern Ocean. We foster collaboration; our marine researchers forge links across and beyond the university. 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. We conduct research on fisheries and aquaculture, focusing on innovative ways of ensuring sustainability of natural resources in a changing ocean. Our research programmes include strong postgraduate student involvement and the Department boasts a strong postgraduate student cohort.
Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Aquaculture. We are seeking a person with a relevant doctorate, and demonstrated potential to develop as an outstanding researcher and teacher in an aspect of the science supporting aquaculture.
We are seeking a marine scientist with a strong interest and publication record surrounding any aspects of the science to support aquaculture. These could include but are not limited to: aquaculture impacts, sustainability, disease, polyculture/multi-trophic aquaculture, aquaculture innovation, ecosystem and fishery restoration, and climate change implications for aquaculture. The ideal candidate will be motivated to engage in interdisciplinary research and demonstrate future-focused and innovative approach to teaching and research.
Your skills and experience
Applicants are encouraged to identify the manner in which they will complement existing strengths in the Department, and develop new and innovative directions in research and teaching.
This is a confirmation-path (tenure track) position at the level of Lecturer.
Applicants should supply:
Applications quoting reference number 2100493 will close on Thursday, 15 April 2021.
To see a full job description and to apply online go to: https://otago.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=2100493
Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.
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