[ecoop-info] Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Software Engineering, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Matthias Galster mgalster at ieee.org
Fri Dec 11 11:36:03 CET 2015

Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
University of Canterbury
New Zealand

Position overview

*Full time and continuing (i.e. permanent/tenured) position
*Lecturer level (comparable to Assistant Professor in the North American
*Closing date: 8 February 2016 (NZ time)
*Details: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus, job ID 3043

We invite applications for a Lecturer position in Software Engineering. The
minimum qualification on appointment is a Ph.D. in Software Engineering or
Computer Science, and a good research record.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong research
portfolio, teach into the Department's Software Engineering courses, as
well as participate in Departmental and University administration. Our
core, taught Software Engineering courses include team-based,
project-oriented software development using object-oriented technologies
(such as Java) and Agile practices.

The Department and University will assist in the development of a
successful research programme and teaching portfolio through start-up
research funding, lecturing/teaching training and mentoring. You will be
working in a strong and forward-looking Department, committed to excellence
in research and teaching. For more information on the Department, visit:

The Universities in New Zealand do not have a tenure system; this position
is continuing (i.e. permanent) upon appointment. Promotion to higher levels
is based upon performance in all three key areas: teaching, research and

Download a full job description here:

Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting the Head
of Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Associate
Professor Austen Rainer, email: austen.rainer at canterbury.ac.nz, or Matthias
Galster, email: matthias.galster at canterbury.ac.nz

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class
learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a
vision statement of “People Prepared to Make a Difference”. You will have
the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community
and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us
online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The closing date for this position is: 8 February 2016 (NZ time)

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, full
resume/CV with contact information for 3 professional referees, together
with a separate document (consisting of 1-2 pages) relating to your
teaching contributions, particularly with respect to Software Engineering,
as well as your recent research achievements, which are to be combined into
one document and submitted online.

Should you wish to email any further additional attachments or have queries
in relation to the application process, please forward these to our Pay&HR
team, email: pay-hr at canterbury.ac.nz

Internal candidates should apply via the Careers option in Employee
Self-Service: https://ucpeople.canterbury.ac.nz

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet
its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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