Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Water Management and Policy
Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management
- Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
- Continuing (i.e. permanent) position.
Applications are invited for the continuing position of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Water Management and Policy in the Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management (Senior Lecturer is equivalent to a recently tenured Associate Professor in the US system and Associate Professor is a more senior position equivalent to a Reader in the UK system and a senior Associate Professor in the US system).
We invite applications from candidates who are committed to excellence in research and teaching in the field of water resource management. You must have a doctorate in natural resource management or economics, with demonstrable relevance to water management, as well as relevant work experience and (preferably) tertiary teaching experience. You will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels along with developing an internationally-recognised research program.
The successful applicant will be able to conduct innovative and effective lectures and tutorial classes from second year through to postgraduate level, publish research at a high level as assessed by peer-reviewed publications, and maintain constructive relationships with water industry, regulatory, iwi, community and research stakeholders. We are looking for an adaptable colleague who can work with a small, core executive staff team, as well as with the larger, interdisciplinary research membership of the Centre across two universities(University of Canterbury and Lincoln University), to deliver on the Centre’s strategic plan.
Further details on The Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management can be found at http://waterways.ac.nz/about.shtml
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The closing date for this position is Friday, 21 April 2017.
The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of ‘People Prepared to Make a Difference’. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.
For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus
Applications for this position should include a cover letter, a research statement including a summary of research achievements and research goals, and a teaching statement including teaching philosophy, previous experience, and the types of courses within the Department to which they could contribute. Applicants should also indicate the names and contact details of three referees.
Should you wish to e-mail any additional attachments or have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Nikki Gibbs, Recruitment Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting Professor Jenny Webster-Brown, Centre Director Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, email@example.com, or the Centre’s administrator Suellen Knopick, firstname.lastname@example.org
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