mercredi 14 mars 2018

Lecturer in Zoology - University of Otago, New Zealand

Un poste de Maître de conférence/ Lecturer au Département de Zoologie, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

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Divisional Structure

The Division of Sciences is one of the four teaching divisions in the University, the others being Health Sciences, Commerce, and Humanities. The Division of Sciences represents a broad range of disciplines in 15 Departments and a number of inter-disciplinary programmes.

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Our Department

The Department of Zoology is distinctive internationally for its focus on whole organism biology.

Our staff have international reputations in their areas of expertise and make major contributions to answering fundamental questions in basic and applied research.

Zoology is one of a number of departments that contribute to the Neuroscience Programme. For more information:

The Role

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Zoology. We are seeking a person with expertise in neuroethology, with potential to develop as an outstanding researcher and teacher. You will have a broad range of interests and skills that will enable you to contribute and collaborate within the Department of Zoology and in the inter-departmental Neuroscience Programme.

The Department of Zoology has a strong reputation in whole organism biology, with research strengths in areas including neurobiology, animal behaviour, conservation biology, genetics, evolutionary biology, parasitology, environmental physiology and wildlife management. We have links to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the Department of Computer Science, the Genetics Programme and other centres at the University of Otago, providing a collaborative environment and resources for innovative interdisciplinary research. University of Otago academics are encouraged and supported to maintain international collaborations. Applicants are encouraged to identify the manner in which they could complement existing strengths in the Department, and potentially develop new and innovative directions in research and teaching.

Your Skills and Experience

• PhD, with established research focus in neuroethology or closely related discipline.
• Demonstrated experience and ability in delivering high-quality teaching and research in neuroethology or closely related discipline.

Further Details

This is a confirmation-path (tenure track) position at the level of Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor in the North American system). The successful candidate is expected to take up duties by 1 February 2019.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Gerry Closs, Head of Department, Department of Zoology, via the contact details below.


To submit your application please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1800163 will close on Tuesday, 3 April 2018.
Additional Information

Contact: Professor Gerry Closs    Tel: 03 479 7972

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Employment Status

 Permanent Full-time
Salary Level and Range Lecturer / Research Fellow ($78,445 to $93,821)



Job Function

 Research and Teaching