Full-Time Professional Teaching Fellow – Data Science
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The University of Auckland
Faculty of Science
Professional Teaching Fellow – Data Science
The School of Computer Science at the University of Auckland is currently looking for an early career academic to join our diverse and internationally renowned school as a Professional Teaching Fellow. If you are passionate about teaching and want to build lasting collaborations, and value diversity, we encourage you to apply.
The appointee will be in charge of coordinating and teaching courses in the undergraduate programme and teaching into the undergraduate programme. Experience with students and lecturing is essential. Our preference will be for applicants with expertise in Data Science pertaining to machine learning, artificial intelligence, data mining or data management. The various Data Science programs we offer are run jointly with our Department of Statistics, which invented R. We expect the successful candidate to contribute to the continuously growing success of these programs. Such contributions include high-calibre teaching of courses with many students as well as supervision of capstone projects.
Our ideal candidate will have:
- A degree in Computer Science and a passion for Data Science
- A commitment to high quality research-informed teaching of undergraduate students.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- The ability to motivate, enthuse and inspire students
The School of Computer Science is the country’s largest, most diverse, and most accomplished. The school was founded in 1981. It now has more than 54 academic staff and 60 PhD students, and an ever-growing cohort of undergraduates. The school is among the top 100 Computer Science Departments in the world according to the 2017 QS World University Rankings.
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 University 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 Friday 22nd February 2019 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.
This is a full time, permanent position based on the University of Auckland’s City Campus.
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
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