The Department of Marine Science at the University of Otago, New Zealand (www.otago.ac.nz/marinescience), seeks applicants for two Lecturers [equivalent to Assistant Professor in the North American system] in Marine Science (one confirmation-path [equivalent to tenure track in the North American system] position and one three year Fixed Term position). The successful candidates are expected to take up duties by 1 July 2013.
Applicants are expected to hold a PhD degree and be active researchers, as evidenced by high quality publications, in an area of Marine Science that will allow them to contribute to teaching and student research supervision in one or more of the following research and teaching strands: physical oceanography, marine geology, marine ecology, marine biology, aquaculture and fisheries. We are particularly interested in applications from individuals whose research integrates two or more of these areas.
Applicants will be expected to demonstrate potential to develop an internationally recognized research programme, which can take advantage of New Zealand opportunities. Facilities available for the successful applicant include the Portobello Marine Laboratory on the Otago Peninsula, field stations in Fiordland and Stewart Island and research vessels for both local and offshore work.
Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Gary Wilson, Head of Department, Department of Marine Science, Tel 03 4794104, Fax 03 4798336, Email email@example.com
Information about the Department can be obtained from the website www.otago.ac.nz/marinescience
Applications quoting reference number 1201106 will close on Saturday, 20 October 2012.
To see a full job description and to apply online go to: www.otago.ac.nz/jobs