Professional Teaching Fellow (The School of Chemical Sciences)

University of Auckland, New Zealand

Three year fixed term position

The School of Chemical Sciences at the University of Auckland, New Zealand is undertaking a major, multi-year revision of its undergraduate curriculum. To support this project, the School invites applications for the position of Professional Teaching Fellow, a teaching-focused academic role; the successful candidate will contribute to the design and implementation of this curriculum revision. The successful candidate will also contribute to lecturing and laboratory supervision, particularly in analytical chemistry and physical chemistry.

The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in chemistry, chemistry education, or a closely related field, and/or demonstrate significant experience with modern, research-informed approaches to university-level chemistry education.

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 livable cities.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary and over 300 different career development courses. In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services. For more information please visit: Career development and benefits.

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, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz.

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

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Applications close Sunday 7 January 2017. All applications will need to 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 teaching experience and philosophy, and the names of at least three referees.

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

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