10 Aug 2018

Fixed-term Research Fellow – Clinton Bedogni Fellowship in Open Systems Research

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland University

Job Description

The Department of Computer Science is New Zealand’s top PBRF-ranked computer science department. With over 50 academic staff it performs research in a wide range of computing fields. It teaches into Bachelors of Science and Engineering programmes as well as supporting a vibrant postgraduate programme which attract quality Masters and PhD candidates.

The Department of Computer Science is seeking an early career researcher likely to become a future leader in the field of open systems research, to take up the position of Research Fellow at the University of Auckland.

We are seeking regarded researchers working on any aspect of open systems to join our diverse and internationally renowned Department of Computer Science. The definition of open systems is broad and includes interoperable systems with standards-based and well documented frameworks of functionality and interfaces (preferably free and open-source, however this is not a requirement).

The Department is interested in esteemed candidates from any field within Computer Science, whose research impacts on open systems. Research alignment with any of the major research groupings within the department would be advantageous. These broad research groups include: software engineering; intelligent systems and informatics; theory, and systems development and evaluation.

For further information about the Department please visit http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/

The Research Fellow will be expected to follow an independent line of research in the open systems field during their time at the University of Auckland.

For further information, please contact Professor Robert Amor, Head of Department of Computer Science on +64-9-3737 599 ext 83068 or email trebor@cs.auckland.ac.nz.


Please apply online by the closing date 14th September 2018. All applications must be submitted online.

Applications should include a cover letter, evidence of qualifications/research, and updated recent curriculum vitae, and only contact information of three references. Please note letters of references may be requested for longlisted candidates.

This position is fixed term for 2 years.

Why work here?

The University of Auckland employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers. The University is consistently one of the highest ranked universities on the Pacific Rim and is a member of Universitas 21.

Auckland’s harbour setting, magnificent beaches and beautiful parks make this a great place to study and work, whilst the University’s close proximity to New Zealand’s major businesses enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners in their fields. The pace of life is relaxed and Auckland’s diverse culture and sense of hospitality makes it an exciting and welcoming place to live. With a range of leisure options and high quality schools, it is easy to understand why New Zealand is continually ranked one of the best places in the world to live. For more information on moving to New Zealand, click here.

The University of Auckland is a great place to work offering:

  • Five weeks’ annual leave (pro-rata)
  • A Competitive salary
  • Discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services.

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: 20005. 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: Friday 14th September 2018.

Job Categories: Science / Technology. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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