25 Jan 2021

Fixed-term Professional Teaching Fellow – Economics

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Job Description

The University is Aotearoa New Zealand’s pre-eminent higher education institution and a comprehensive, research-intensive, and international university, as reflected in our global ranking – 81 in the 2021 QS World University Rankings and 1st in the world in the THE University Impact Rankings.

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

Our Department of Economics is regarded as one of the leading Economics groups in Australasia. We are proud of our comprehensive teaching programmes at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and  strong research culture in a wide variety of fields. Faculty members teach at all levels and are active in publishing in leading international peer-reviewed journals, attracting external grants, supervising doctoral students, and contributing to policy debate – domestically as well as internationally.

We are now seeking to appoint a Professional Teaching Fellow on a two year fixed term contract to teach our first year undergraduate Economics courses

Our professional teaching fellows support us to provide high quality teaching experiences to our students. For more detailed information, please refer to the position description.

He kōrero mōu | About you

You will come to us with prior experience delivering engaging research-informed teaching to large audiences. You will be comfortable doing this in person and through online platforms which serves to enhance the student experience.

You will ideally hold a PhD in Economics and that can demonstrate an ability to teach well at all levels of the curriculum.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

With more than 7,500 students, the Triple Crown accredited University of Auckland Business School is one of the largest and most successful in the Australasian region. As a whole the University of Auckland’s ranking in the top 100 of the 2020 QS World Universities Ranking confirms both its status as New Zealand’s pre-eminent research-led university and its place amongst the top 1% of universities worldwide. The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices (including working from home, flexible hours)
  • Up to 6.75% company superannuation scheme
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

In addition, we also offer career development programmes, 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.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Inquiries may be made to Dr Erwann Sbai or Prof. Steven Poelhekke

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

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday, 14th of February 2021 to be considered. Please include :

  • A cover letter and curriculum vitae
  • A statement and substantiation of your teaching philosophy
  • Any teaching evaluations

In accordance with our commitment to equitable recruitment, the University welcomes applications from all suitably qualified and experienced candidates. In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government has imposed a travel ban and are currently only allowing New Zealand Residents, Citizens and visa holders meeting a strict exception policy  to enter the country, all of whom must currently enter Government approved quarantine for two weeks on arrival.

It is uncertain when these border restrictions will change, and this may impact the degree to which an off-shore candidate can engage in the interview process; or be available to commence in a new position. For more information and updates on the border restrictions visit the Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government’s official Covid-19 website.

The anticipated start date for this position is in Semester one 2021.

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. 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: Sunday, 14th of February 2021

Job Categories: Education / Training. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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