Professor of Computer Science or Information Technology

Massey University - ICT Faculty

We seek to appoint a Professor in Computer Science/ Information Technology to join the growing ICT faculty on the Auckland campus. The position is based in the multi-disciplinary Institute of Natural and Mathematics Sciences (INMS) at Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand, one of the most liveable cities in the world. With over 70 majors on offer, the Massey University Auckland campus is a thriving research and learning hub. Its academic staff and students are well connected with research and learning institutions in New Zealand and worldwide.

In this role, you will provide leadership for the ICT staff, establish your own research group and undertake research of an international calibre. You will enhance the learning and qualification outcomes of Massey's students and the reputation of the University by undertaking an effective programme of teaching and supervising the research activities of postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows. You will be expected to attract substantial external funding and provide administrative and professional service to the University and broader academic or professional communities, as well as establish and build collaborations with researchers from other disciplines within INMS, throughout New Zealand and internationally.

To be successful in appointment to this role, you will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and present evidence of extensive experience and excellence in undergraduate teaching, postgraduate supervision and University service and an exceptional research track record. Your research programme will complement and enhance the existing computer science/IT research capabilities within INMS. The preferred candidate will be a scientist with strengths in one or more subject areas, including: Simulations, Graphics, Games Development, Parallel Computing, Image Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Applications, Machine Learning, Data Management and Data Handling.

The level of appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Professor Dianne Brunton, Head of Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences.

More information on the Institute can be found on:

Closing date: Monday, 31 October 2016.
Reference number: A324-16

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