Senior Lecturer in Cell Biology

Senior Lecturer in Cell Biology

The University of Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand

School of Biological Sciences

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading University, with a turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.

We invite applications for a Senior Lecturer appointment in any specific field of cell biology.

The successful applicant will have a strong track record in research, will establish a viable research group offering opportunities for postgraduate student training, and will be expected to participate in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You must also demonstrate a synergy or complementarity with other research groupings within the School of Biological Sciences that will enhance the research output, teaching quality, and reputation of the school.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave, and over 300 different career development courses. In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services. For more information please visit ‘Staff Benefits’ on our careers page.

Consistently ranked in the top tier in global quality of life surveys, Auckland is a vibrant urban oasis, where big city sophistication meets sparkling waters, iconic volcanoes and lush rainforest. Located in the heart of Auckland City, the School of Biological Sciences offers world-renowned undergraduate and postgraduate subjects, facilities and service within our diverse science faculty of more than 7,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students.

How to apply

For any enquiries, please contact Associate Professor Chris Squire –

Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

All applications must be submitted online and include a combined cover letter and curriculum vitae, evidence of qualifications and contact information of three references.

Please note, letters of references maybe requested for longlisted candidates.

Applications close Tuesday, 7 May 2019.

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