Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Wine Science

University of Auckland, New Zealand - The School of Chemical Sciences

The School of Chemical Sciences at the University of Auckland, New Zealand invites applications for the position of lecturer or senior lecturer in wine science. The successful candidate will coordinate, lecture, and supervise laboratories in our undergraduate introduction to wine science course WINESCI 201 and also lecture on wine science topics including wine microbiology and sensory science at postgraduate level. The successful candidate will also develop a research programme complementary to the expertise already developed within our Wine Science programme.

The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in wine science, biology, chemistry, or a closely related field, and will also have a credential in wine sensory science and tasting at least equivalent to WSET level 3. Preferential consideration will be given to candidates with postdoctoral research experience and lecturing experience in wine science.

The University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand’s leading university, and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities. The postgraduate wine science teaching programme is based on Waiheke Island, a 30 minute ferry ride from Auckland.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students. 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.

Enquiries can be made to Associate Professor Gordon Miskelly, Head of School, (g.miskelly@auckland.ac.nz).  

Applications close Sunday 14th January 2017. All applications must be made online – please visit www.opportunities.auckland.ac.nz

Review of applications begins December 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a CV, statement of research and teaching experience and philosophy, and the names of at least three referees. 

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, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

To learn more about working & living in New Zealand, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/new-zealand

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