[ecoop-info] Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Software Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
mgalster at ieee.org
Mon Jun 29 00:24:01 CEST 2015
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
University of Canterbury
*Full time and continuing (i.e. permanent / tenured) position
*Lecturer level (comparable to Assistant Professor in the North American
*Closing date: 10 August 2015 (NZ time)
*Job ID 2644
We invite applications for the abovementioned vacancy. Applicants must be
able to contribute to research and teaching in the area of Software
Engineering. The minimum qualification on appointment is a Ph.D. in
Software Engineering or Computer Science, and a strong research record.
The successful applicant will be expected to develop a balanced research
and teaching, teach in the Department's Software Engineering courses as
well as participate in Departmental and University administration.
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: www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
The Universities in New Zealand do not have a tenure system as compared to
North American programmes and academic staff are continuing (i.e.
permanent) employees upon appointment. Promotion to higher levels is based
upon performance in all three key areas: teaching, research and service.
More details (including the full position description) can be found at
(job ID 2644). The full description is also available at
Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting the Head
of Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Professor
Tanja Mitrovic, tanja.mitrovic at canterbury.ac.nz, or Matthias Galster,
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: 10 August 2015 (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
The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet
its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.
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