Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Canterbury
Department Name: 
College of Science
New Zealand
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for the continuing position of Lecturer/Snr Lecturer in Astronomy and Astrophysics in the School of Physical and Chemical Science. This is equivalent to a (tenured) Assistant Professor in the US system.

To be successful in this role you will hold a PhD or an appropriate equivalent qualification in Astronomy, Physics or a related area and have demonstrated potential for research in observational optical astronomy that complements existing interests in Astronomy and Astrophysics and takes advantage of our research facilities.

The successful applicant will demonstrate potential for academic excellence in teaching and research, be able to conduct innovative and effective lectures and laboratory classes from first year through postgraduate level, publish research at the highest level as assessed by peer-reviewed publications, attract and successfully supervise postgraduate students, and attract research funding.

An active commitment to continuing professional development, including bicultural professional development, and applying that learning in everyday practice is expected.

Applications for this position should include a completed University of Canterbury application form, a curriculum vitae, a summary of recent research achievements and a 1-2 page research proposal outlining intended research and research goals. Applicants are also expected to indicate their teaching experience and philosophy and to indicate the ways they could contribute to courses within the School and to curriculum development in the future. They should also indicate the names and contact details of three referees. Applications should be combined into one document and submitted online.

Forward queries to Rochelle Golby, Recruitment Advisor, rochelle.golby@canterbury.ac.nz

Further information can be obtained by contacting Head of School, Professor Rudi Marquez, rudi.marquez@canterbury.ac.nz

Included Benefits: 

For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Rudi Marquez
Univeristy of Canterbury
New Zealand