12 Feb 2019

Full-Time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Faculty of Engineering

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAnywhere

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Auckland University

Job Description

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Engineering


The Faculty of Engineering is committed to creating an environment where people thrive and contribute to improving the quality of life in national and global communities, as well as enhancing the wealth creation of the nation, through excellence in teaching, research, and service.

The Department of Engineering Science (DES) is currently looking for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. If you are passionate about teaching and research, want to build lasting collaborations, we encourage you to apply.

DES offers undergraduate degree programmes in Engineering Science and Biomedical Engineering (see www.des.auckland.ac.nz). The Engineering Science degree focuses on mathematical modelling and its application to problems in computational mechanics and operations research/computational analytics. Each cohort in the Engineering Science degree consists of about 70 students selected at Year 2 of their degree.

Working as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in DES, you will also have teaching responsibilities in mathematics and computation, as well as applied research while also supervising Masters and PhD students.  The successful applicant will have strong computational skills and experience using high performance computing resources, such as those hosted through the Centre for eResearch, or via cloud based services. Lastly, the successful applicant will engage in curriculum development in the BE in Engineering Science, and in relevant postgraduate programs.

Our ideal applicant will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in engineering or applied science with a strong track record of published research
  • Experience in applying computational methods to practical problems.
  • Experience in carrying out high-quality academic research in computational mechanics is advantageous
  • A demonstrated track record of successful teaching and research supervision at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels.
  • The ability to develop and apply novel computational techniques to relevant problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Why work for us?

The University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand’s leading university and is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
  • Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit Staff Benefits.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Monday 18th February 2019 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.

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

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website.  Search by the Job ID number: 20488. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Monday 18th February 2019.

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time.

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