Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
The University of Otago

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Closing date: 15th September 2017

We are offering an opportunity for an academic appointment in Mathematics at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level. The U.S. equivalent level of appointment is Assistant Professor (Lecturer) and Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer).

We welcome applications from candidates with research expertise in any area of Mathematics. Preference may be given to candidates whose research is in an area of Pure Mathematics. Research areas of current Mathematics staff include harmonic analysis, fractional calculus with applications, functional analysis, graph theory, mathematical biology, mathematical physics, polar-marine physics, ring theory and stochastic PDE. Preference may be given to applicants with research interests in areas that are already represented or that suitably complement those that are.

The University of Otago is one of New Zealand's most research-intensive universities. The University values research and research-informed teaching, and teaching assignments and loads are structured accordingly. The University is located in the vibrant southern city of Dunedin, gateway to the beautiful Otago region of New Zealand. We encourage academics to establish and maintain international research connections, and we support this with generous research and study leave.

Skills and Experience

Candidates for this position should have a PhD in Mathematics, a demonstrated commitment to ongoing mathematical research with a potential to develop a research program of international repute, and demonstrated success and/or aptitude in teaching Mathematics. The successful applicant will be capable of teaching the full range of our Mathematics courses at the undergraduate level, from first-year to Honours courses, and will supervise postgraduate research students.

The position will be offered as a confirmation-path (tenure track) position at the level of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor (Lecturer) and Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in the North American system). The minimum qualification is a PhD degree.

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