Computer Science: Computer Systems, Computer Science: Computer Theory, Computer Science: Information Systems
THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
DIVISION OF SCIENCES
The Department of Computer Science has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are excited to be part of a field that is central to our modern society and a field that shapes our future. Our award-winning staff conduct research in cutting-edge areas of artificial intelligence, computer graphics and vision, information retrieval, computer systems, computational biology, theoretical computer science and work closely with industry.
We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer to a full-time, confirmation path position. In this role, you will contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, develop an active research programme, and supervise postgraduate research students.
The successful candidate will have a PhD qualification, a commitment to ongoing research, and experience in teaching. We welcome applications from recent PhD graduates as well as applicants with research interests in any area of computer science. Consideration will be given to how the applicant's research interests interact with areas of expertise in the department and with the department's strategic plans.
Applicants must be dedicated to providing high quality teaching, have demonstrated their ability to convey complex information and thrive on providing a classroom experience that facilitates a high level of engagement with students of all levels.
This is a rare opportunity to combine a successful academic career with the work-life balance people at Otago enjoy. We foster a collaborative and collegial approach to teaching and research.
Your Skills and Experience
PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field.
Aptitude for effective teaching at tertiary level.
Ability to carry out and publish research in high quality outlets.
Evidence of an ability to work well with students and staff from differing academic and cultural backgrounds and at all levels of the institution.
The University of Otago offers an outstanding working environment in one of the most beautiful campuses in the world, and the city of Dunedin provides opportunities for an excellent work-life balance.
This is a permanent full-time position.
Please refer to the Information for Candidates for a full list of documents you are required to submit with your application. Applications quoting reference number 1801342 will close on Friday, 31 August 2018.
The University of Otago is New Zealand’s first university and a vibrant international centre of learning. It was established in 1869 by Scottish settlers with a strong conviction in the transforming power of education. Today the University has about 20,000 students, from all over New Zealand and from nearly 100 countries around the world.