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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Environmental Sciences
University of Waikato

Date Posted May 21, 2018
Title Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Environmental Sciences
University University of Waikato
Department School of Science
Application Deadline Jun. 15, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
    New Zealand
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry

School of Science

Faculty of Science and Engineering

With approximately 700 students, the School of Science offers degrees spanning the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences.

For our Tauranga campus, the School of Science seeks candidates who have completed a PhD in Environmental Sciences, Earth Sciences, Physical Geography or a related field, with a focus on marine and estuarine environments. Also required is an established high-quality research record, with the potential to build and lead research programmes and gain external funding. You will be able to engage actively in a number of research groups in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, including the Environmental Research Institute, as part of your research work.

You will show a commitment to excellence in teaching and will be expected to contribute to the design and delivery of teaching programmes for all levels of study in Environmental Sciences, and in particular Physical Marine and Estuarine Science. A commitment to using innovative approaches to teaching is essential. Although this position is based in Tauranga, you may also be required to teach at our Hamilton campus.

Current salary range for Lecturers is NZ$74,034 to $89,163 per year and for Senior Lecturers (Range 1) is NZ$91,710 to $106,995 per year.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Professor Chad Hewitt, Dean, School of Science, email:

This position is fixed term for three years.

Closing date: 15 June 2018 (NZ time) Vacancy number: 380224

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Contact Information

  • Chad Hewitt
    School of Science
    University of Waikato
    Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
    New Zealand


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