Lecturer in Genetics
University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
School of Biological Sciences
Vacancy Number: 15415
The School of Biological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position as Lecturer in Genetics. Applicants should have a strong record of research and teaching with a focus on some area of the study of plant, animal or microbial genetics and including but not restricted to comparative and evolutionary genetics. Talented applicants in other areas of genetics research will be considered.
The successful applicant will be expected to collaborate with other researchers within and outside the University as well as establishing their own research portfolio that attracts external funding and postgraduate students. They will also be expected to teach in the School's academic programme at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
The successful applicant will be expected to teach and coordinate courses in genetics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; to undertake original research and secure external funding; and to supervise research students towards Honours, Masters and Doctoral degrees.
The School of Biological Sciences currently employs 180 staff and supervises 120 PhD students. The School has modern laboratories and facilities; see SBS web site: http://www.sbs.auckland.ac.nz/
and has excellent facilities in genomics, proteomics and metabolomics, plant culture, Drosophila, zebra fish, and small mammals. Auckland is very culturally diverse (over 140 languages spoken) and is a great place to live if you enjoy the outdoors and city life http://www.aucklandnz.com/
Applications close 3 March 2013.
For further information go to www.opportunities.auckland.ac.nz<http://www.opportunities.auckland.ac.nz>
The University has an equity policy and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.