Senior Lecturer - Industrial Microbiology

We invite applications for a Senior Lecturer appointment in Industrial Microbiology. Applicants should demonstrate a successful track record of research in microbiology and its application in the production of high-value products such as wine, fuels, food, pharmaceuticals or electricity.

School of Biological Sciences

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading University, with a turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ's largest employers.

We invite applications for a Senior Lecturer appointment in Industrial Microbiology. Applicants should demonstrate a successful track record of research in microbiology and its application in the production of high-value products such as wine, fuels, food, pharmaceuticals or electricity.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels within the School and establish a viable research group that offers opportunity for postgraduate student training. The successful applicant will also demonstrate a synergy or complementarity with other research groupings within the School of Biological Sciences that will enhance the research output, teaching quality, and reputation of the school.

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, five weeks' annual leave, 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 discounts on internal and external services. For more information please visit 'Staff Benefits' on our careers site.

Consistently ranked in the top tier in global quality of life surveys, Auckland is a vibrant urban oasis, where big city sophistication meets sparkling waters, iconic volcanoes and lush rainforest. Located in the heart of Auckland City, the School of Biological Sciences offers world-renowned undergraduate and postgraduate subjects, facilities and service within our diverse science faculty of more than 7,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students.

How to Apply

For any enquiries, please contact Associate Professor Gavin Lear

Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

All applications must be submitted online and include a combined cover letter and curriculum vitae, evidence of qualifications and contact information of three references.

Please note, letters of references may be requested for longlisted candidates.

For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities.

Please apply at this link.

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 Maori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

Direct enquiries only please - no agencies.

Application deadline:
Start date: ASAP
Location: Auckland, New Zealand