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[Met-jobs] Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Antarctic Marine Science at University of Canterbury, New Zealand

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Date Sat, 26 Aug 2017 06:35:06 +0000

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Antarctic Marine Science
Gateway Antarctica
Department of Geography
•        Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
•        Continuing (i.e. permanent) position
Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Antarctic Marine Science (equivalent to North American Assistant Professor) at Gateway Antarctica.  The successful candidate will have a PhD by the time of appointment, and have a demonstrated track record or potential for, high quality teaching, research, and publication.
We particularly seek applications from individuals with the capacity to teach and research in one or more of the following areas: oceanography (including Southern Ocean), marine biology, and related subjects. Experience in Polar or Southern Ocean fieldwork and/or numerical modelling would also be welcomed.
Experience in undergraduate and graduate teaching, including the preparation and delivery of high quality lectures, labs and field trips, and the supervision of postgraduate students, will be an advantage.  The successful appointee will play a key role in teaching first year and second year courses in Antarctic Studies and related fields.  A willingness and ability to collaborate with Antarctic Scientists from a range of disciplinary perspectives will be an important aspect of the position.  
We are seeking a candidate who ideally will be able to commence employment in May 2018 and who will be an enthusiastic member of our team-oriented Department. Gateway Antarctica is an interdisciplinary centre for Antarctica Studies and Research and is the focal point and catalyst for all Antarctic activities at the UC. Gateway Antarctica sits within the Department of Geography.

More information on our teaching and research is available on our website:

The closing date for this position is: 30 September 2017
Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted online. 
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,
Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting the Head of the Department of Geography, Associate Professor Peyman Zawar-Reza,  or the Director of Gateway Antarctica, Associate Professor Adrian McDonald,




Associate Prof. Adrian McDonald 

Director Gateway Antarctica         

Associate Professor School of Physical and Chemical Sciences,

University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800,

Christchurch, New Zealand

NEW Phone: +64 3 3692064, Ext 92064

Fax:   +64 (3) 364 2469



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