Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Data Science

University of Auckland

New Zealand


The Opportunity

The School of Computer Science at the University of Auckland is currently looking for an early career academic to join our diverse and internationally renowned school as Lecturer /Senior Lecturer in Data Science. If you are passionate about teaching and research, want to build lasting collaborations, and value diversity, we encourage you to apply.

About the Role

We are seeking top candidates from any subfield of Data Science who focus on any of the following areas: machine learning, artificial intelligence, data mining or data management. Industrial experience and/or experience of collaborative research with industrial partners would be a significant advantage. The various Data Science programs we offer are run jointly with our Department of Statistics, which invented R. We expect the successful candidate to contribute to the continuously growing success of these programs. Such contributions include world-class research, high-calibre teaching of courses with many students as well as supervision of capstone projects and dissertations at the Master and PhD level.

Our Ideal candidate will have:

  • A PhD
  • Preferably have spent some years as a Postdoc/Research Fellow
  • Demonstrated excellence in research 
  • A commitment to high quality research-informed teaching of both undergraduate and graduate students.

The School of Computer Science is the country's largest, most diverse, and most accomplished. The school was founded in 1981. It now has more than 54 academic staff and 60 PhD students, and an ever-growing cohort of undergraduates. The school is among the top 100 Computer Science Departments in the world according to the 2017 QS World University Rankings.

Why us?

The University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
  • Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services. 

How to Apply

If you would like to work with an internationally renowned school where you can build your career, apply online today! 

Please apply online by the closing date 18th Oct 2019.  All applications must be submitted online as one combined document.

Applications must include a cover letter, evidence of qualifications/research, and updated recent curriculum vitae. Please note letters of references may be requested for longlisted candidate.

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